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Brendan Brown

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Brendan Brown is a founding partner of Macro Hedge Advisors (www.macrohedgeadvisors.com) and senior fellow at Hudson Institute. As an international monetary and financial economist, consultant, and author, his roles have included Head of Economic Research at Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group. He is also an Associated Scholar of the Mises Institute. His latest book is The Case Against 2 Per Cent Inflation (Palgrave, 2018) and he is publisher of “Monetary
Scenarios,” Euro Crash: How Asset Price Inflation Destroys the Wealth of Nations and The Global Curse of the Federal Reserve: Manifesto for a Second Monetarist Revolution.

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A Global Race to the Bottom: How Central Banks Are Responding to the COVID Crisis

Booms and BustsFinancial MarketsMonetary Policy

Blog05/21/2020

Now, more than ever, we're in uncharted waters when it comes to central banks and monetary policy. Economist Brendan Brown takes a look at where we are and what the future might hold for central banks' race to the bottom.

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Narrative Economics: How Stories Go Viral and Drive Major Economic Events

Monetary PolicyBusiness Cycles

05/20/2020Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Brendan Brown reviews "Narrative Economics," which argues that "economic fluctuations are substantially driven by contagion of oversimplified and easily transmitted variants of economic narratives."
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How Markets Price a Pandemic—and How They Lower Risk

Free MarketsHealthWar and Foreign Policy

04/24/2020Audio/Video
Regardless of government actions, many consumers, workers, and producers may seek changes that reduce exposure to disease in the workplace. The best way to do this is through markets.
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How Markets Price a Pandemic—and How They Lower Risk

Free MarketsHealthWar and Foreign Policy

Blog04/24/2020

Regardless of government actions, many consumers, workers, and producers may seek changes that reduce exposure to disease in the workplace. The best way to do this is through markets.

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How Easy Money Is Increasing the Devastation of the COVID-19 Panic

Booms and BustsInflationMonetary Policy

Blog04/02/2020

Central banks have created a brittle economy without real savings and without much room to maneuver. Central banks now want more of the same in a bid to fix what they broke.

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