LinkedIn Names Renowned Economist Jason Schenker Top Economics Voice

LinkedIn has named renowned economist and futurist Jason Schenker official Top Voice for Economics.

I am honored to be recognized by LinkedIn and named Top Economics Voice. It is a pleasure to share my insights with the 1.1 million learners who have taken my LinkedIn Learning courses.”

— Jason Schenker, President of Prestige Economics®

AUSTIN, TEXAS, UNITED STATES, October 23, 2023 / — Internationally recognized economist, futurist, and public speaker Jason Schenker received LinkedIn’s esteemed Top Economics Voice badge in October 2023. Mr. Schenker is the President of the top-ranked economic and financial market research firm Prestige Economics.

This significant acknowledgment highlights Mr. Schenker’s commitment to utilizing LinkedIn as a powerful tool for insightful perspectives on economics, finance, and professional development. Mr. Schenker has been recognized with the official LinkedIn Top Public Speaking Voice badge since July 2023.

Mr. Schenker shared his excitement, stating, “As a professional economist, being awarded the Top Economics Voice badge from LinkedIn is a tremendous honor. The platform is invaluable for professionals, providing a venue to share our wisdom and experiences. I am delighted that my contributions on the economy and economics have resonated with the LinkedIn community, fostering dialogue, skill-building, and knowledge.”

As the President of Prestige Economics and Chairman of The Futurist Institute, Jason Schenker has demonstrated his passion and commitment to educating others. He has written 36 books and created 45 online courses in the fields of economics, finance, risk management, leadership, and emerging technologies. His expertise also extends to creating original research and shaping opinions on critical trends, including the economy, jobs, finance, energy, artificial intelligence (AI), sustainability, geopolitics, and demographics.

Mr. Schenker’s remarkable economics career began in 2004 when he started working as an economist with Wachovia Investment Bank, which became Wells Fargo in the financial crisis. After a stint at McKinsey and Company as a Risk Specialist and Senior Consultant, Mr. Schenker founded Prestige Economics in 2009. Prestige Economics

In his capacity as the President of Prestige Economics, Bloomberg has ranked Mr. Schenker among the top forecasters in the world in 46 different categories since 2011. Even more impressively, Bloomberg has ranked Mr. Schenker the #1 forecaster in the world in 26 categories since 2011.

Mr. Schenker has been ranked the #1 forecaster in the world in the following categories since 2011:


– #1 U.S. Jobs Forecaster

– #1 U.S. New Home Sales Forecaster


– #1 Euro Forecaster

– #1 British Pound Forecaster

– #1 Swiss Franc Forecaster

– #1 Australian Dollar Forecaster

– #1 Euro/Swiss Franc Forecaster

– #1 Chinese RMB (CNY) Forecaster

– #1 Russian Ruble Forecaster

– #1 Brazilian Real Forecaster


– #1 Brent Crude Oil Price Forecaster

– #1 WTI Crude Oil Price Forecaster

– #1 Henry Hub Natural Gas Price Forecaster


– #1 Gold Price Forecaster

– #1 Platinum Price Forecaster

– #1 Palladium Price Forecaster


– #1 Industrial Metals Price Forecaster

– #1 Copper Price Forecaster

– #1 Aluminum Price Forecaster

– #1 Nickel Price Forecaster

– #1 Zinc Price Forecaster

– #1 Tin Price Forecaster


– #1 Coffee Price Forecaster

– #1 Cotton Price Forecaster

– #1 Sugar Price Forecaster

– #1 Soybean Price Forecaster

The Top Economics Voice badge award accompanies Mr. Schenker’s significant following on LinkedIn, which now exceeds 148,000 followers, and his LinkedIn Learning courses, taken by around 1.1 million learners worldwide. His LinkedIn newsletter also boasts over 26,000 subscribers who regularly consume his insightful commentary on economics, leadership, business, and finance. Mr. Schenker’s media presence is equally robust, featuring guest appearances on Bloomberg Television and contributions to Bloomberg Opinion.

Mr. Schenker said, “The engagement on LinkedIn and in my LinkedIn Learning online courses is truly humbling. It reveals an immense appetite for learning and a desire to understand the economy and economics and the related impacts on business. I look forward to sharing future insights on the platform.”

Jason Schenker’s advisory roles extend to nonprofit organizations like the Texas Business Leadership Council (TBLC), which is the non-partisan Texas affiliate of the Business Roundtable that advises elected officials at the state and federal levels. Mr. Schenker is also a member of the Bretton Woods Committee and a WAVE Ambassador of the 2030 World Expo in Busan, Korea. Mr. Schenker is also the President of the Austin Economics Association.

In addition to nonprofit advisory work, Mr. Schenker advises numerous companies. He has given over 1,000 speeches to diverse audiences, including public and private sector organizations, investment institutions, central banks, international entities like NATO, and global financial exchanges. His speeches usually cover a wide range of topics, from economics, financial markets, and commodities to futurist innovations, technology, artificial intelligence (AI), quantum computing, sustainability, geopolitics, demographics, and more.

Mr. Schenker is currently the Chairman of the Climate Change Advisory Panel at Sasol (NYSE: SSL), the large public fuels and chemicals company headquartered in South Africa. This is an independent advisory board focused on supporting Sasol’s sustainability and emissions reduction commitments.

Demonstrating his commitment to lifelong learning, Mr. Schenker holds master’s degrees in Applied Economics from UNC Greensboro, Germanic Languages and Literature from UNC Chapel Hill, and Negotiation, Conflict Resolution, and Peacebuilding from CSU Dominguez Hills. He has earned numerous post-graduate certificates and professional designations, including as a Board Leadership Fellow of the National Association of Corporate Directors. Mr. Schenker is also a Non-Resident Fellow of the Joint Special Operations University at the U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM).

Mr. Schenker’s commitment to providing high-value content for the LinkedIn community is a testament to his position as a top voice in multiple categories on LinkedIn as both Top Economics Voice and Top Public Speaking Voice.

“Building and advancing a career can be difficult, and I hope my insights about the economy and economics make it easier for my followers and learners. I look forward to sharing even more economic content and tips on LinkedIn in the future,” Mr. Schenker shared.

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About Prestige Economics

Prestige Economics is a leading financial market research firm specializing in economic, risk, and strategy consulting. The firm has a long track record of accurately forecasting economic indicators, commodity prices, and foreign exchange rates. With a reputation for rigorous analysis and high-quality forecasts, Prestige Economics assists clients in navigating complex economic trends to make informed decisions. Prestige Economics has also created ground-breaking research on Cold War Two®.

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About The Futurist Institute

The Futurist Institute helps professionals future-proof their careers and organizations by offering valuable research, training programs, and certifications. These resources empower individuals to become forward-thinking leaders who embrace emerging technologies and future trends.

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