Barry Eichengreen

Understanding Asia's Financial Crisis

Clemens Lecture Series 10, 1998

Dr. Barry Eichengreen is an accomplished young scholar in international finance and economics. He is both John L. Simpson Professor of Economics and Professor of Political Science at the University of California at Berkeley. He has just completed a term as senior policy advisor for the International Monetary Fund (involving him deeply in the current global financial crisis) and is a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. His books include A History of the International Monetary System and An Analysis of European Monetary Unification.