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Brian Gendreau

Clinical Professor & Richardson Fellow

Business Phone:
(352) 846-0273

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About

Brian Gendreau is a Clinical Professor of Finance, Richardson Faculty Fellow, and the Director of the Latin American Business Environment program at the Center of Latin American Studies at the University of Florida. Previously Brian was a global market strategist at ING Investment Management, Heckman Global Advisors, and Salomon Smith Barney and an economist and head of emerging markets economics at J.P. Morgan. Before that he served as a staff economist with the Federal Reserve. Brian has a PhD from the Wharton School and an M.A from the School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University, and has published on economics and finance in academic journals. He has taught in the MBA programs at Wharton and New York University. While at J.P. Morgan he was named number one in Latin American economics in Institutional Investors rankings; at Salomon Smith Barney he was a member of the number one teams in asset allocation and in quantitative analysis in those rankings. In 2015 he was named the International Educator of the Year by the Warrington College of Business. Brian has appeared frequently on CNBC, Fox Business television, and Bloomberg television.

Education

  • PhD - in Business Economics, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, 1990
  • MA - Concentration in international economics and Latin American studies, School of Advanced International Studies, The Johns Hopkins University, 1976
  • BA - Economics (Attended on the Oliver Bishop Harriman Scholarship of the American Foreign Service Associ, Northwestern University, 1973

Research Interests

  • Emerging Markets
  • Asset Allocation
  • Financial Crises

Courses Taught

Book Chapter Publications

  • Interest Rates and Country Allocation Strategies
    Accepted Year: 1998
    Authors: Leila Heckman, Ross Paul, Brian Gendreau
  • Comment on Yakov Amihud's 'Exchange rates, the macroeconomic environment, and the firm
    Published Year: 1994
    Authors: Brian Gendreau

Conference Proceeding Publications

  • East Asia's Shifting Sources of Growth
    Published Year: 1994
    Authors: Brian Gendreau
  • Growth and Investment in Latin America
    Published Year: 1992
    Authors: Brian Gendreau

Journal Article Publications

Magazine/Trade Publication Publications

  • Is there life after debt for Puerto Rico?
    Published Year: 2016
    Authors: Brian Gendreau
  • Can Puerto Rico escape its $72 billion debt trap and avoid Greece's fate?
    Published Year: 2016
    Authors: Brian Gendreau
  • As Obama makes historic visit, is Cuba ready for change?
    Published Year: 2016
    Authors: Brian Gendreau, William Messina

Other Publications

  • 2019 Latin American Business Environment Report
    Accepted Year: 2019
    Authors: Brian Gendreau

Contact Details

Business Address:
University of Florida
Warrington College of Business
Finance, Insurance and Real Estate Department
Stuzin Hall 303E

Business Phone:
(352) 846-0273

Business Email

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