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Brian Gendreau

Clinical Professor & Richardson Fellow

University of Florida
Warrington College of Business
Finance, Insurance and Real Estate Department
Stuzin Hall 303E
PO Box 117168
Gainesville, FL 32611

(352) 846-0273
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Biography

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 Areas

  • Emerging Markets
  • Asset Allocation
  • Financial Crises

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

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

CVaR-LASSO Enhanced Index Replication (CLEIR): Outperforming by Minimizing Downside Risk
Journal: Applied Economics
Accepted Year: 2019
Authors: Unknown


Sovereign Spreads and Emerging Market Equity Returns
Journal: Journal of Portfolio Management
Published Year: 2003
Authors: L. Heckman, Brian Gendreau


The Risk Structure of Postbellum U.S. Deposit Rates
Journal: Explorations in Economic History
Published Year: 1999
Authors: Brian Gendreau


Carrying Costs and Treasury Bill Futures
Journal: Journal of Portfolio Management
Published Year: 1985
Authors: Brian Gendreau


The Implicit Returns on Bankers' Balances
Journal: Journal of Money, Credit and Banking
Published Year: 1983
Authors: Brian Gendreau


Feedback Effects in the Market Regulation of Bank Leverage: A Time Series and   Cross-Section Analysis
Journal: Review of Economics and Statistics
Published Year: 1980
Authors: Brian Gendreau


Bankers' Balances, Demand Deposit Interest, and Agricultural Credit before the Banking Act of 1933
Journal: Journal of Money, Credit and Banking
Published Year: 1979
Authors: Brian Gendreau

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

2019 Latin American Business Evironment Report
Accepted Year: 2019
Authors: Brian Gendreau