The Euro, the Dollar, and the Future of the International Monetary System
A lecture by Barry Eichengreen, Economics and Political Science, UC Berkeley
Published: Friday, May 27, 2011
Barry Eichengreen is the George C. Pardee and Helen N. Pardee Professor of Economics and Professor of Political Science at UC Berkeley. He is a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research (Cambridge, Massachusetts), a Research Fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (London, England), a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the recipient of a doctor honoris causa from the American University in Paris, and the 2010 recipient of the Schumpeter Prize. In 1997-98 he was Senior Policy Advisor at the International Monetary Fund. His most recent book is Exorbitant Privilege: The Rise and Fall of the Dollar and the Future of the International Monetary System (2011).