Brent Neiman is the Edward Eagle Brown Professor of Economics at Chicago Booth. He conducts research on international macroeconomics, finance, and trade and is a co-founder and principal investigator of the Global Capital Allocation Project. He serves as the Co-director of the International Economics and Economic Geography Initiative at the Becker Friedman Institute, an Executive Board member of the Initiative for Global Markets at Chicago Booth, a Research Associate in the International Finance and Macroeconomics and the International Trade and Investment groups at the National Bureau of Economic Research, a Research Fellow at the Center for Economic Policy Research, and an Associate Editor of The American Economic ReviewThe Quarterly Journal of Economics, and The Journal of International Economics. He previously served as the staff economist for international finance on the White House Council of Economic Advisers and has worked at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, at McKinsey and Company, and at the McKinsey Global Institute.


June 17, 2021 in Announcements

Piece in the FT’s ‘FDI Intelligence’ Magazine

June 17, 2021 | Antonio Coppola, Matteo Maggiori, Jesse Schreger, and I have a piece in the FT’s ‘FDI Intelligence’ magazine on our work. Check it out here.
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June 9, 2021 in Announcements

Appearing on PIIE’s “Financial Statements”

June 9, 2021 | Nicolas Veron, Joseph Gagnon, and I have a discussion on the China-US financial relationship as part of the Peterson Institute for International Economics’ “Financial Statements” series. You can watch the video here.
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April 14, 2021 in Announcements

Updated Draft of CMNS Accepted in QJE

April 14, 2021 | My paper “Redrawing the Map of Global Capital Flows: The Role of Cross-Border Financing and Tax Havens” (with Antonio Coppola, Matteo Maggiori, and Jesse Schreger) associates investments in shell companies and corporate affiliates in tax havens with the location of ultimate parent companies to better understand…
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