Aug 15 2011
Internationally Renowned American Economist, Author of ‘Exorbitant Privilege’ & Monetary Historian and Finance speaker
Dr. Barry Eichengreen is one of America’s foremost experts on the history and future prospects of the international monetary and financial system. He writes a regular monthly column for Project Syndicate. He is Professor of Economics and Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley, where he has taught since 1987.
“A specialist in the role of the dollar worldwide”
Barry Eichengreen received his Ph.D. from Yale University. He has done research and published widely on the history and current operation of the international monetary and financial system. His commentary has appeared in the Financial Times, Wall Street Journal and numerous other newspapers and periodicals. He is also the recipient of a doctor honoris causa from the American University in Paris. He is a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research (Cambridge, USA) and Research Fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (London, England). In 1997-98 he was Senior Policy Advisor at the International Monetary Fund. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (class of 1997).
What he offers you
Barry Eichengreen’s research and writing have illuminated the current financial crisis and uncovered many of its far reaching consequences. With the rise of China, India, Brazil and other emerging economies, he expertly explores the future of the monetary system, the ramifications of the possible decline of the dollar on the system and on the US and world economy. Invoking both theory and history, he discusses the evolution of the international monetary system in the 21st century, providing light at end of financial crisis tunnel.
How he presents
An expert on financial crises and distinguished speaker, Barry Eichengreen’s invaluable presentations are delivered with unwavering clarity, raising very valid questions.
Watch a video presentation of Dr. Barry Eichengreen
The Rise and Fall of the Dollar and the Future of the International Monetary System
Imbalances in the Euro Area
The Next Financial Crisis
Exorbitant Privilege: The Rise and Fall of the Dollar and the Future of the International Monetary System
Globalizing Capital: A History of the International Monetary System Second Edition
Global Imbalances and the Lessons of Bretton Woods
Financial Crises and What to Do About Them
Golden Fetters: The Gold Standard and the Great Depression
Awards & Recognition
Awarded the University of California at Berkeley Social Science Division’s Distinguished Teaching Award
Awarded the Economic History Association’s Jonathan R.T. Hughes Prize
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