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Brian Gendreau

Clinical Professor & Richardson Fellow

(352) 846-0273




  • 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
  • Macro Finance
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In The News

Last 3 years

Courses Taught

  • Capital Stru Risk Man (FIN5439)
  • Emerging Market Fin 1 (FIN6575)
  • Emerging Markets Finance (FIN6930)
  • Financial Management (FIN5405)
  • International Finan (FIN6638)
  • International Finance (FIN6638)
  • Macro Fin (FIN6930)
  • Macro Finance (FIN6930)
  • Open Economy Macrofinance (6930)
  • Special Topics (FIN6930)
Last 3 years

Phd Students Advised

  • Isabella Camacaro — Current
Last 5 years

Professional Service

  • Conference-Related, International Atlantic Economic Society — 2020
  • Conference-Related, SWFA — 2018
Last 5 years

Journal Article Publications

  • A New U.S. Corporate Bond Index for the Interwar Years
    Status: Working Paper
    Journal: Journal of Fixed Income, The
    Author: Brian Gendreau
  • CVaR-LASSO Enhanced Index Replication (CLEIR): Outperforming by Minimizing Downside Risk
    Status: Published
    Journal: The Journal of Applied Economics
    Published Year: 2019
    Authors: Mahendrarajah Nimalendran, Brian Gendreau, Yong 'Jimmy' Jin, Xiaolong Zhong
  • The Discount Window and the Great Depression
    Status: Working Paper
    Journal: Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics
    Author: Brian Gendreau
  • The Mexican Revolution and the Bond Markets
    Status: In Preparation; Not Yet Submitted
    Journal: Journal of Economic History, The
    Author: Brian Gendreau
Last 5 years

Research Monograph Publications

  • Latin American Business Environment Report 2021
    Status: Published
    Published Year: 2021
    Author: Brian Gendreau
  • Latin American Business Environment Report 2020
    Status: Published
    Published Year: 2020
    Author: Brian Gendreau
  • 2019 Latin American Business Environment Report
    Status: Accepted
    Accepted Year: 2019
    Author: Brian Gendreau
  • Latin American Business Environment Report 2018
    Status: Published
    Published Year: 2018
    Authors: Brian Gendreau, Timothy McLendon

Contact Details

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

(352) 846-0273


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