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Donald J. S. Brean

Donald Brean

    Donald J. S. Brean

    Professor of Finance and Economic Analysis and Policy

    Degrees: PhD, University of Toronto
    MSc in Economics, London School of Economics (LSE)
    MBA, University of Toronto
    BA, Saint Mary's University
    Email: Send an email to Donald J. S. Brean
    Phone: 416-978 3754

    Bio

    Donald Brean is a Professor of Finance and Economic Analysis and Policy at Rotman. Donald teaches courses in International Finance and International Economics. His research interests center on international investment, public finance and economic policy, specifically in economies in transition. He was the former Director of Centre d'Etudes de la France et du Monde Francophone.

    Academic Positions

    1989-1994  Academic Director; Diploma Programs, Woodsworth College, University of Toronto
    1985-Present  Professor; Faculty of Management, University of Toronto
    1993-1994  Director, Commerce Programs; Faculty of Management, University of Toronto
    1989-1993  Associate Dean; Faculty of Management, University of Toronto
    1991-1992  Visiting Professor; Nankai University, Tianjin
    1987-1988  Visiting Scholar; University of Cambridge
    1987  Visiting Professor; Huazhong University of Science and Technology (Wuhan, China)
    1978-1985  Assistant Professor; Faculty of Management, University of Toronto
    1978-1980  Visiting CIDA Professor; University of Nairobi
    1973-1974  Assistant Professor; Saint Mary's University

    Selected Publications - Papers

    • The Canadian Economy: Structure and Performance; in Canada and The New World Economic Order, 3rd Edition, Tom Wesson, ed.; Toronto: Captus Press; 2007
    • Corporate Governance in the Twenty-First Century; in Corporate, Public and Global Governance: The G8 Contribution, Michael Fratianni, P. Savona and J,Kirton, eds., London: Ashgate Publishing; 2007
    • Economic Implications of Financial Liberalization in Canada; in Critical Issues in Financial Reform, Albert Berry, ed.; New Brunswick, NJ.: Transactions Publishers; 2004
    • Canadian Extractive Industries: Taxation, Finance and Foreign Ownership; with Manuel Glave, eds.; Natural Resources and Development, Santiago: CIEPLAN; 2001
    • Turning Natural Resources Into National Wealth; (Introduction to the volume, with Manuel Glave), Natural Resources and Development, Santiago: CIEPLAN; 2001
    • Corporate Governance: International Perspectives; with Chris Kobrak; in Guiding Global Order: G8 Governance in the 21st Century, Michael Hodges, John Kirton and J. Daniels, eds., London: Ashgate Publishing; 2001
    • Interjurisdictional Allocation of the Tax Base; with R.M. Bird; Canadian Tax Journal; Issue: 34(6), (November/December); 1986; Pages: pp. 1377-1416
    • Redemption of Convertible Preferred Shares: Implications of Terms and Conditions; Canadian Tax Journal; Issue: 33(5), (September/October); 1985; Pages: pp. 957-974
    • International Portfolio Capital: The Wedge of the Withholding Tax; National Tax Journal; Issue: 37(3), (June); 1984; Pages: pp. 239-247
    • Different Roots, Different Routes: A Comparative History of Canadian and American Banking and Bank Performance; with G. Roberts and L. Kryzanowski; Business History, Special Volume on Financial Sector Development; Issue: Vol. 53, No. 2 ( April 2011); Pages: pp. 249-69
    • Middle Kingdom: China’s Newfound Place on the World Stage; Chinese Economy; Issue: Vol. 44, No 4 (July-August 2011); Pages: pp. 7-18
    • A Culture of Corporate Control; Governance; Issue: 120 (October 2003)
    • The NHL Misses the Net: The Law and Economics of Alberta’s NHL Players Tax; with Aldo Forgione; Alberta Law Review; Issue: 2003 (Reviewed in The Canadian Tax Journal, Vol. 51, No 6.)
    • Tax and Expenditure Forecasts: Bias, Randomness and Correlations; National Tax Journal; Issue: November 2000; Pages: pp. 177-190

    Selected Publications - Books and Chapters

    • International Financial Management: Canadian Perspectives, 2nd ed; with Choel Eun & Bruce Resnick; McGraw Hill Ryerson; 2008
    • Bank Reform in China: What It Means for the World; Asia Pacific Foundation; 2007
    • The Advisor's Guide to Financial Research (Risk Management); with John Hull; Toronto: RPM Publishers; 2002
    • Tax and Expenditure Forecasts: Bias, Randomness and Correlations; National Tax Journal, November; 2000; Pages: pp. 177-190
    • Taxation in Modern China, ed.; New York and London: Routledge; 1998
    • Taxation and Canadian Direct Investment Abroad; in Canadian Direct Investment Abroad, S. Globerman, ed.; Calgary: University of Calgary Press; 1994
    • Here or There? Source and Residence Principles of International Taxation; in Taxation to 2000 and Beyond, R.M. Bird and J.M. Mintz, eds.; Toronto: Canadian Tax Foundation; 1991

    Recent Presentations

    • Sovereign Wealth Funds; for New Trends in International Investment & Challenges to Development Strategies; A World Bank / Munk Centre Conference; 2008
    • Bank Reform in China: What It Means for the World; Project LINK / Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Beijing; 2007
    • Foreign Direct Investment: A Multi-Factor Analysis; Meetings of The Northern Finance Association in September; 2001

    Academic / Professional Service

    2008-2010  Director, Centre d'Etudes de la France et du Monde Francophone
    1996-1999  Director, Applied Economic Institutes Research Linkage Program (Canada - China)
    1989-1993  Associate Dean (Undergraduate)

    Honors and Awards

    2002 - 2010  Teaching Excellence; Rotman

    Research and Teaching Interests

    Teaches courses in International Finance and International Economics. Research interests center on international investment, public finance and economic policy - especially in economies in transition.  

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