Mehrling Offers Insight on the Life of Charles Kindleberger & Global Dollar System
Professor Mehrling discusses the findings of his latest book, why Charles P. Kindleberger thought the world needed a “key currency,” how the United States Federal Reserve grew to support the dollar as it took on that role, as well as why the dollar system has proved so resilient.
Mehrling Expounds Findings of Latest Book on INET Podcast
Professor Mehrling joined Robert Johnson, President of the Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET), to discuss the conception of his book project, why he chose to use economist Charles Kindleberger’s life as a lens to explore the global dollar system, as well as how he helped shape that emerging system.
Mehrling Paper Explores Rise of the Global Dollar System
“Things are going to break (are in fact already breaking) and central banks are going to have to respond, but the mental frame that most people will be (are in fact) using is not well suited for understanding how the world now works.”
Merhling Quoted on Charles Kindleberger & Global Economic Order
Professor Mehrling discusses Kindleberger’s one-money philosophy, how the world today has approached his vision, and the findings of Mehrling’s recently published book.
Mehrling Publishes New Book: “Money and Empire“
In his latest book, Professor Mehrling traces the evolution of Charles Kindleberger’s thinking in the context of a ‘key-currency’ approach to the rise of the dollar system, here revealed as the indispensable framework for global economic development since World War II.
Mehrling Explores History of and Challenges Facing International Dollar System
Professor Mehrling and host Demetri Kofinas aim to help deepen the understanding of a financial system that has proven to be far more resilient than many of its critics and most ardent supporters could have possibly imagined.
Greenwald Speaks at Harvard on the Future of the U.S. Dollar
Michael B. Greenwald (Pardee ’07) led the discussion with former United States Defense Secretary Ash Carter.