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Barry Eichengreen, professor of economics and political science

Barry Eichengreen

Barry Eichengreen's expertise includes the global economy, economic history, banking, the Great Depression, and European Union finance.

Eichengreen is a frequent commentator on major economic issues. His best known work is Golden Fetters: The Gold Standard and the Great Depression, 1919-1939, published in 1992.

He is the George C. Pardee and Helen N. Pardee Professor of Economics and professor of political science at UC Berkeley, where he has taught since 1987. He is a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research and research fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research in London. He also is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the convener of the Bellagio Group of academics and economic officials.

Posts by Barry Eichengreen

2-1-11Other Subjects: What's on your mind?The Dollar: Dominant no more?
12-3-10Business & Economics: What's on your mind?Ireland’s rescue package: Disaster for Ireland, bad omen for the Eurozone
11-10-10Business & Economics: What's on your mind?Is America catching the ‘British Disease’?
6-25-10Business & Economics: What's on your mind?As manufacturing economy matures, China must turn to services sector for growth
5-7-10Business & Economics: What's on your mind?The Greek crisis: It is not too late for Europe
4-30-10Business & Economics: What's on your mind?Why China is right on the yuan