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Brendan Brown

Senior Fellow (Non-resident)

Brendan Brown is a monetary economist whose areas of special expertise include monetarism in theory and practice, Austrian School monetary tradition, European monetary integration, Japanese monetary issues, the global flow of capital, and international financial history.

He has developed unique tools for market analysis and recommendations for investment strategy based on a distillation of monetary economics and including insights from behavioural finance. He has applied these during a long career in international finance including the role of chief economic adviser to Mitsubishi (UFJ) Securities International.

He is an Associate Scholar at the Mises Institute (USA).

Brendan Brown has published many books on contemporary finance and financial history. His most recent book The Case Against 2 Per Cent Inflation (Palgrave, 2018) was launched in Autumn 2018 and has stirred much controversy. This follows in the footsteps of The Global Curse of the Federal Reserve (Palgrave, 2011) for which a new revised paperback edition was published in early 2013. The third edition of his Euro Crash: How Asset Price Inflation Destroys the Wealth of Nations (Palgrave) was published in 2014. A Global Monetary Plague (Palgrave) was published in 2015. Other titles of his previous books include Monetary Chaos in Europe 1914-31 which was re-issued in paperback in June (2012) by Routledge (original issue in 1986) and The Flight of International Capital (re-issued as e-book by Routledge in 2017, originally published 1987).

He received a PhD from the University of London, MBA from University of Chicago, MSc from London School of Economics, and an undergraduate degree from Cambridge University.

Dr Brown is a columnist with Nikkei Veritas (Tokyo) and a frequent contributor to Bloomberg TV and Radio.

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Brendan Brown Joins Bloomberg Daybreak: Europe to Discuss the Best Scenario for U.K. Assets, November 20, 2018

Brendan Brown Joins Bloomberg Daybreak: Europe to Discuss the Best Scenario for U.K. Assets, November 20, 2018

Brendan Brown Joins Bloomberg Daybreak Europe to Discuss President Trump, Geopolitics, and Oil Prices, November 12, 2018

Brendan Brown Joins Bloomberg Daybreak Europe to Discuss President Trump, Geopolitics, and Oil Prices, November 12, 2018

Brendan Brown on Bloomberg TV, June 5, 2018

Brendan Brown on Bloomberg TV, June 5, 2018

Brendan Brown on Bloomberg Markets AM, November 27, 2017

Brendan Brown on Bloomberg Markets AM, November 27, 2017

Brendan Brown on Bloomberg Radio, August 31, 2017

Brendan Brown on Bloomberg Radio, August 31, 2017

Brendan Brown on Bloomberg Radio, June 22, 2017

Brendan Brown on Bloomberg Radio, June 22, 2017

U.S. Rebound Is Short-Term, Bloomberg, December 28, 2016

U.S. Rebound Is Short-Term, Bloomberg, December 28, 2016

Yen, Euro Seeing a Dollar Phenomenon, Bloomberg, December 20, 2016

Yen, Euro Seeing a Dollar Phenomenon, Bloomberg, December 20, 2016

Monetary Policy and Why Yellen Needs to Go, Bloomberg, October 31, 2016

Monetary Policy and Why Yellen Needs to Go, Bloomberg, October 31, 2016

How Will Dollar React as Clinton Gains on Trump?, Bloomberg, October 14, 2016

How Will Dollar React as Clinton Gains on Trump?, Bloomberg, October 14, 2016

Real Estate Investors Reluctant To Sell, Bloomberg, August 30, 2016

Real Estate Investors Reluctant To Sell, Bloomberg, August 30, 2016

Did Kuroda's Radical Policy Knowingly Disappoint?, Bloomberg, July 29, 2016

Did Kuroda's Radical Policy Knowingly Disappoint?, Bloomberg, July 29, 2016

How Europe is Influencing Japan's Yen, Bloomberg, July 15, 2016

How Europe is Influencing Japan's Yen, Bloomberg, July 15, 2016

'Strong Headwinds' Put U.S. Stocks in Question, Bloomberg Business, December 24, 2015

'Strong Headwinds' Put U.S. Stocks in Question, Bloomberg Business, December 24, 2015

Can the Markets Handle a Fed Rate Hike?, Bloomberg, November 20, 2015

Can the Markets Handle a Fed Rate Hike?, Bloomberg, November 20, 2015

What the Refugee Crisis Means for Europe's Economy, Bloomberg, November 20, 2015

What the Refugee Crisis Means for Europe's Economy, Bloomberg, November 20, 2015

Are We Experiencing a 'Monetary Plague'?, Bloomberg Markets, November 3, 2015

Are We Experiencing a 'Monetary Plague'?, Bloomberg Markets, November 3, 2015

How Significant Is China's Latest Rate Cut?, Bloomberg, October 26, 2015

How Significant Is China's Latest Rate Cut?, Bloomberg, October 26, 2015

Market Correction: Is Another on the Way?, Bloomberg Business, August 31, 2015

Market Correction: Is Another on the Way?, Bloomberg Business, August 31, 2015

Brexit vs Grexit: Which is a Bigger Risk? CNBC, June 15, 2015

Brexit vs Grexit: Which is a Bigger Risk? CNBC, June 15, 2015

BOJ Doesn't Want to Exacerbate Yen Weakness: Brown, Bloomberg, June 2, 2015

BOJ Doesn't Want to Exacerbate Yen Weakness: Brown, Bloomberg, June 2, 2015

We Are Approaching a Decisive Point With Greece: Brown, Bloomberg Business, April 27, 2015

We Are Approaching a Decisive Point With Greece: Brown, Bloomberg Business, April 27, 2015

Fed Has Been Creating Asset Price Inflation: Brown, Bloomberg TV, March 24, 2015

Fed Has Been Creating Asset Price Inflation: Brown, Bloomberg TV, March 24, 2015

Brendan Brown Sees Plague of Market Irrationality, Bloomberg TV, February 11, 2015

Brendan Brown Sees Plague of Market Irrationality, Bloomberg TV, February 11, 2015