Independent International Market Economist
J. Paul Horne has been an active Independent International Market Economist since retiring in 2001 as a Managing Director and European Equity Market Economist at Salomon Smith Barney of Citigroup in London. Based in Paris from 1975 to 1998, he was chief international economist; member of Smith Barney Inc.’s Investment Policy Committee; and board member of the firm’s European subsidiary and international fixed income asset management group. Between 1970 and 1975, he represented the Rockefellers’ IBEC financial services group in Rome and Brussels. After graduating from St. Paul’s School and Yale University (B.A.), he was an economic-financial correspondent for Newsweek and The Times (London) in Rome.
Paul is a board member of: the Global Interdependence Center in Philadelphia; the USA Foundation of the American Library of Paris; on the Editorial Board of the National Association for Business Economics (NABE in Washington, DC); and the Committee for the Republic in Washington, DC. He is a member of France’s Société d’Economie Politique and AFEDE, The Conference Board’s Council of Alumni Economists and the National Economists Club. He is a member of The University Club in New York, The Metropolitan Club in Washington and the Cercle de l’Union Interalliée in Paris.
Among his most notable published articles are: ”Why is the Damned Euro So Damn Strong?”, “Independence and Regulatory Roles of U.S. and European Central Banks Get a Fiery Political Trial” and prior analyses of the 2007-2009 financial crisis; “The Declining Dollar – Symptom and Symbol of U.S. Financial Negligence” in 2008 , and “Wall Street: Master of the Universe No Longer?” in 2007; all published by The European Institute in Washington. His October 2002 analysis of “Enronitis” corporate corruption in the U.S. was awarded a prize by the National Association for Business Economics in 2003. His January 1971 Institutional Investor magazine cover report on Vatican finances received worldwide attention as the first to be published with Vatican authorities’ official cooperation.
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