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Jay Bowen

Chief Investment Officer and economic strategist at Bowen, Hanes & Company, Inc.

Member of: Board of Trustees

Mr. Bowen joined Bowen, Hanes & Company, Inc. in 1986. As the firm's Chief Investment Officer and economic strategist, Mr. Bowen is responsible for the formulation and implementation of the firm's economic and investment strategies. Mr. Bowen is a member of The National Economists Club and the National Association for Business Economics. He holds a B.A. degree in English from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, which he received in 1984. He has provided commentary on economic and financial issues for CNBC, the Fox News network, and the Fox Business network. 

Mr. Bowen currently serves on FEE's Board of Trustees.

Jay Bowen's Articles

Brexit Could Be Good for International Trade and Liberty Generally

The era of the Reagan/Thatcher relationship emphasized private property rights and limited government and resulted in substantial gains in real income growth and overall prosperity. While the enemies of freedom and western civilization are now a different lot, the need for unyielding persistence and victory is identical.

- September 07, 2016

Taxes Are Keeping $2.1 Trillion Out of the Country

High rates (and double taxation) are keeping profits overseas — and encouraging American companies to follow them.

- March 07, 2016

Inclusive Capitalism?

Calls for a more “inclusive capitalism” distract from the system that has given humanity the greatest increase in living standards ever seen.

- September 03, 2014

Time for First Principles and Growth

Our economy seems to be in perpetual malaise. The only way out might be a series of constitutional amendments.

- October 18, 2013

Student Loans: Another Federal Debacle

Government lending policies meant to increase access to college have triggered an avalanche of debt, price inflation, and a financial crisis. Sound familiar? It should--it's the housing crisis redux. 

- January 29, 2013

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