Howard Yaruss

Howard Yaruss is an economist, professor, attorney, and activist who has taught a variety of courses on economics and business and currently teaches at NYU. Before teaching, he served as Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Radian Group, one of the largest guarantors of debt in the world. He graduated from Brown University, studied at the London School of Economics and earned a law degree from the University of Pennsylvania.

He grew up in government-sponsored housing in Brooklyn, serves on his local community board (the Upper West Side of Manhattan), and is the author of Understandable Economics (Prometheus Books, 2022).

Bowery Boys Walks Tours:

“Follow the Money: How New York Became the World’s Financial Capital”

Howard leading a tour in front of the NYSE.