Barry Eichengreen is the George C. Pardee and Helen N. Pardee Professor of Economics and Professor of Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley, where he has taught since 1987. He is a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research (Cambridge, Massachusetts) 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).
Professor Eichengreen is the convener of the Bellagio Group of academics and economic officials and chair of the Academic Advisory Committee of the Peterson Institute of International Economics. He has held Guggenheim and Fulbright Fellowships and has been a fellow of the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (Palo Alto) and the Institute for Advanced Study (Berlin). He is a regular monthly columnist for Project Syndicate.
His books include Labor in the Era of Globalization, co-edited with Clair Brown and Michael Reich, Emerging Giants: China and India in the World Economy, co-edited with Poonam Gupta and Ranjiv Kumar, Fostering Monetary & Financial Cooperation in East Asia, co-edited with Duck-Koo Chung, What G20 Leaders Must Do to Stabilize Our Economy and Fix the Financial System, coedited with Richard Baldwin,(e-book 2008), Rescuing Our Jobs and Savings: What G7/8 Leaders Can Do to Solve the Global Credit Crisis, coedited with Richard Baldwin,(e-book 2008), Globalizing Capital: A History of the International Monetary System, Second Edition (2008), The European Economy since 1945: Coordinated Capitalism and Beyond (updated paperback edition, 2008), Bond Markets in Latin America: On the Verge of a Big Bang?, co-edited with Eduardo Borensztein, Kevin Cowan, and Ugo Panizza (2008), and China, Asia, and the New World Economy, co-edited with Charles Wyplosz and Yung Chul Park (2008).
He was awarded the Economic History Association's Jonathan R.T. Hughes Prize for Excellence in Teaching in 2002 and the University of California at Berkeley Social Science Division's Distinguished Teaching Award in 2004. He is also the recipient of a doctor honoris causa from the American University in Paris.
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- Labor in the Era of Globalization, co-edited with Clair Brown and Michael Reich. November 2009 from Cambridge University Press.
- Emerging Giants: China and India in the World Economy, co-edited with Poonam Gupta and Ranjiv Kumar. Forthcoming December 2009 from Oxford University Press.
- Fostering Monetary & Financial Cooperation in East Asia, co-edited with Duck-Koo Chung, World Scientific Press, April 2009. Click here for publisher's description, excerpt, and table of contents.
- Globalizing Capital: A History of the International Monetary System (Second Edition), Princeton University Press, October 2008. Click here for table of contents, index, and excerpt.
- The European Economy since 1945: Coordinated Capitalism and Beyond, Princeton University Press, Paperback edition, July 2008.
RECENT POLICY PAPERS
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- "The Dollar Dilemma: The World's Top Currency Faces Competition." Foreign Affairs.com, September/October 2009.
RECENT RESEARCH PAPERS
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- "From Great Depression to Great Credit Crisis: Similarities, Differences and Lessons." Presented at the 50th Economic Policy Panel Meeting, held in Tilburg on October 23-24, 2009.
RECENT REVIEWS, OP EDS & COMMENTS
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- "Battling Capital Inflows." An edited version appeared in the Korea Times, 19 November 2009.
- "It’s Not When to Exit, but Who." Appeared in Eurointelligence (www.eurointelligence.com), 11 November 2009.
- "The Death-defying dollar." Project Syndicate, October 23, 2009.
- "Pittsburgh will shape global financial system." Project Syndicate, September 20, 2009.
- "The Primacy of Politics (Das fatale Primat der Politik)." In Financial Times Deutchland (in German), 19 August 2009.
- "Message to the G20: Coordinate Stimulus Packages." Interview at the 8th Conference of the European Historical Economics Society, Geneva, September 5, 2009.
- "Economic Expectations--There Are No Guarantees in Oversight." Interview on Bloomberg Television, recorded August 20, 2009.
- "The Great Depression and the Current Global Crisis: Parallels and Lessons."
- "UNU Conversation Series: The Economic Crisis." Video interview, United Nations University, June 2009.
- "Mundo não cresce mais como antes da crise (Potential for World Growth Reduced by the Crisis)." An interview in estadao.com.br, 22 July 2009. (In Portuguese.)
- "The Story of the Gold Standard." A panel discussion on Radio National's Rear Vision, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, 15 July 2009. Video produced by the Institute of International Studies, UC Berkeley, 22 January 2009.
- "Conversations with History: Historical Perspective on the Global Economic Crisis. A Conversation with Professor Barry Eichengreen." Podcast interview on "Economics Corner: IMF Podcasts," July 28, 2009.
- Additional Results from Nergiz Dincer and Barry Eichengreen (data set 1), (data set 2), Central Bank Transparency: Where, Why and to What Effect?, January 2007.
- Eichengreen/Razo-Garcia de facto exchange rate regime data for 2002-2004. For details, see Barry Eichengreen and Raul Razo-Garcia, "The International Monetary System in the Last and Next Twenty Years," Economic Policy, vol.21, issue 47 (11 July 2006).
- Eichengreen/Tong data set. Used in "The Impact of China on the Exports of Other Asian Countries" (NBER Working Paper No. 10768).
- Milken Institute, Global Conference 2009, April 27-29, 2009, Los Angeles. Panel participant, "Rise & Fall of the U.S. Mortgage and Credit Markets."