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Henry Kaufman

President, Henry Kaufman & Company

Henry Kaufman is president of Henry Kaufman & Company, Inc., an investment management and economic and financial consulting firm.

For 26 years, Dr. Kaufman worked for the Wall Street investment bank Salomon Brothers, where he was managing director, a member of the executive committee and ran the firm’s four research departments. He was also a vice chairman of Salomon Brothers’ parent company. Before joining Salomon Brothers, Dr. Kaufman was an economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

Mr. Kaufman received a B.A. in economics from New York University, an M.S. in finance from Columbia University, and a Ph.D. in banking and finance from the New York University Graduate School of Business Administration.

His book, "The Road to Financial Reformation: Warnings, Consequences, Reforms," was published in 2009 by John Wiley & Sons. His earlier book, "On Money and Markets: A Wall Street Memoir," was published in 2001 by McGraw-Hill.

Articles by Henry Kaufman

The Danger of More Financial Concentration

Has increasing financial concentration improved the economic function of finance — the effective allocation of credit?

August 15, 2012

Can Central Bankers Cope With the Crisis?

Are the current monetary tactics of Western central banks analogous to dosing a patient with steroids?

August 14, 2012

The Competitive Realities of the Global Economy and the United States

Does an economic upturn in the United States signal the beginning of a recovery?

October 2, 2003