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Win Thin Senior Vice President, Global Head of Currency Strategy, Investor Services


Win Thin is the Global Head of Currency Strategy at Brown Brothers Harriman (BBH). He has a broad international background with a special interest in developing markets.  Prior to joining BBH in June 2007, he founded Mandalay Advisors, an independent research firm providing sovereign emerging market analysis to institutional investors.  Previously, Dr. Thin was a vice president and international economist covering major emerging markets in Asia and Latin America for Alliance Capital Management and HSBC. Earlier in his career, he worked at the U.S. Treasury and Columbia University.

Dr. Thin received a PhD in economics from Columbia University in 1995, specializing in International and Development Economics.  He received an MA from Georgetown University in 1985 and a BA from Brandeis University in 1983. His current research projects focus on developing and refining portfolio allocation tools for institutional investors.

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FX Quarterly Outlook for Third Quarter 2020 July 2020

In the latest FX Quarterly, our strategists take a deep dive on the key risks driving global economies, including the ongoing COVID-19 crisis and the upcoming US election. We also provide our outlook on developed and emerging markets in Q3 2020.

FX Quarterly Outlook for Second Quarter 2020 May 2020

In the latest FX Quarterly, our strategists recount the flurry of global policy responses around the world to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. We also provide our outlook on developed and emerging markets in Q2 2020

Major Market Global Overview May 2020

This edition of our FX quarterly comes out a little later than usual. As March turned into April, there were simply too many uncertainties and unknown developments for us to make any sort of big picture calls with any degree of clarity or ...

Comparing Policy Responses May 2020

As the coronavirus surges across the world, governments are taking unprecedented measures in order to protect their citizens and their economies and reduce its potential long-term effects on society as a whole.

Comparing Lockdowns vs. Re-Openings May 2020

We created a simple 5-factor model to evaluate the restrictions imposed by different countries, how they compare in terms of severity of lockdown, and where they are heading in the spectrum of reopening. The scale we use measures grade ...

COVID-19: Potential Impact and Considerations March 2020

Listen to Scott Clemons, BBH Partner and Chief Investment Strategist, and Win Thin, BBH’s Global Head of Currency Strategy, discuss the implications of the recent spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus).