Professor Phillip A. Braun specializes in the study of the interaction of the macroeconomy with financial markets. He is the author of a number of articles, most recently a series of papers studying Islamic economics, as well as an online columnist for Forbes.
Prof. Braun joined the Kellogg School of Management as a Clinical Professor of Finance after spending four years across town at the University of Chicago and ten years working and teaching in Asia. When in Asia Professor Braun was a Senior Member of the Policy Advisory Group to the Prime Minister of Thailand and Managing Director of Corporate Finance for Southeast Asia for CLSA. Prior to those assignments Professor Braun was a Principal at A.T. Kearney, an Associate Professor at Kellogg and an economist with Ronald Reagan's Council of Economic Advisers.
The statistical relationship between the macroeconomy and financial markets.
Introduction to Finance (FINC I)
Asset Management Practicum
This class provides students with a structure for thinking about financial markets and the pricing of financial securities. The financial securities we study and price include stocks, bonds, futures, and options.
The class teaches how to address investment problems in a systematic manner using case studies. They are used to examine issues in the selection and implementation of investment strategies. In the process, the class examines current academic work about financial markets and their applications to investing.