GFD's White Papers and Articles

Dr. Bryan Taylor, President and Chief Economist of Global Financial Data, has written a number of articles that illustrate the uses of long-term analysis of financial data. These articles analyze the performance of global markets over the past three centuries, compare the performance of stocks in different sectors of the market as well as different countries, and analyze stock market cycles and long-term returns to investors.


The articles below illustrate the breadth of coverage that is provided by the Global Financial Database and the wealth of research that is possible. The articles analyze various aspects of financial markets including exchange rates, interest rates, total returns, foreign currency markets and other topics in economics and finance. There is no limit to the research topics that are available from the Global Financial Database.

Financial Markets

Fixed Income

Foreign Currency

Stock Market Research

General Papers


Other Papers