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Interview with Barry Eichengreen

Barry Eichengreen

Professor of Economics 
Professor of Political Science 
University of California, Berkeley 


Barry Eichengreen is Professor of Economics and Professor of Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley. He is a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research and Research Fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a columnist for Project Syndicate.

His recent books are Hall of Mirrors: The Great Depression, the Great Recession, and the Uses—and Misuses—of History (forthcoming 2014); From Miracle to Maturity: The Growth of the Korean Economy with Dwight Perkins and Kwanho Shin ( 2012); The World Economy after the Global Financial Crisis , co-edited with Bokyeong Park (2012); and Exorbitant Privilege: The Rise and Fall of the Dollar and the Future of the International Monetary System (2011).

He was named one of Foreign Policy magazine's 100 Leading Global Thinkers in 2011.