Barry Eichengreen is Professor of Economics and Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley. His previous books include Exorbitant Privilege: The Rise and Fall of the Dollar and the Future of the International Monetary System and Golden Fetters: The Gold Standard and the Great Depression, 1919–1939.
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Back to the Next Great Recession
Eichengreen's main point about the Great Recession is well taken: we ought to stop patting ourselves on the back and take a much harder look at what we got wrong....