Barry Eichengreen

Barry Eichengreen

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1952 - present

Barry Eichengreen is a renowned economist who holds the title of George C. Pardee and Helen N. Pardee Professor of Economics and Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley, where he has taught since 1987. In addition, he is a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research, and a Research Fellow at the Centre for Economic Policy Research. Barry has held Guggenhim and Fulbright Fellowships and been a fellow of the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences and the Institute for Advanced Study in Berlin. He 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. Throughout his career, Barry has done research and published widely on the history and current operation of the international monetary and financial system. His research interests are broad-ranging, and include exchange rates and capital flows, the gold standard and the Great Depression; European economics, Asian integration and development with a focus on exchange rates and financial markets, the impact of China on the international economic and financial system, and IMF policy, past, present and future. He is also a regular monthly columnist for Project Syndicate.

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