Jay Bowen

Mr. Bowen joined Bowen, Hanes & Company, Inc. in 1986. As the firm’s Chief Investment Officer and economic strategist, he is responsible for the formulation and implementation of the firm’s economic and investment strategies. Subsequent to his association with the company, he received extensive training in economics and investments. He attended graduate school at The London School of Economics, London, England, where he completed his thesis on the international economy in 1989. 

He concluded an economic and investment research project in 1990 on monetary, trade and tax policy at the Cato Institute, one the of nation’s leading public policy foundations in Washington, D.C. Mr. Bowen is a member of The National Economists Club and the National Association for Business Economics and is a Trustee for the Foundation for Economic Education (FEE). He has provided commentary on economic and financial issues for CNBC, the Fox News network, and the Fox Business network. Mr. Bowen holds a B.A. degree in English from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, which he received in 1984.

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