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Hosted by David Beckworth of the Mercatus Center, Macro Musings is a podcast which pulls back the curtain on the important macroeconomic issues of the past, present, and future.

Aug 19, 2019

Chris Crowe is head of economic research at Capula Investment Management, a London-based hedge fund, where he covers global economics, primarily the G10 countries plus China. Chris was previously UK economist at Barclays and prior to that he worked at the International Monetary Fund (IMF). He joins the show today to give us the perspective of a macroeconomist from inside a hedge fund on markets, Brexit, and other current events as well as some of his own research. David and Chris also discuss central bank independence, the overall economic impacts of Brexit, and the implications of Jay Powell’s testimony at the Humphrey Hawkins.


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Related Links:


*Safe Asset Supply Failing to Meet Demand, Economist Crowe Says* by Frank Fuhrig


*The International Impact of the Fed When the United states is a Banker to the World* by David Beckworth and Christopher Crowe


*Central Bank Independence and Transparency: Evolution and Effectiveness* by Christopher Crowe and Ellen Meade


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