John Chown – a monetary economist, winning the Adam Smith Prize at Cambridge University for a dissertation on fixed versus floating exchange rates – made his career and reputation in international tax. Much of his work involved major international mergers, acquisitions and bond issues, where there was scope for abuse. He later advised post-Communist and other economies on capital markets, and was a co-founder of the Institute for Fiscal Studies.
Articles by John Chown
Book notes: Shadow networks, by Francisco Louçã and Michael Ash
While not all central bankers will read this book, the problems it presents should not be left to politicians to solve