International monetary expert to speak at UCSD Economics Roundtable

Press Release

International monetary expert Barry Eichengreen will speak April 22 on “The Rise and Fall of the Dollar and the Future of the International Monetary System” as part of the UCSD 2010 Economics Roundtable.

He is the George C. Pardee and Helen N. Pardee Professor of Economics and Professor of Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley, where he has taught since 1987. A prolific author, he is a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research (Cambridge, Massachusetts) and Research Fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (London, England). In 1997-98 he was senior policy adviser at the International Monetary Fund.

The program begins at 7:30 a.m at the UCSD Faculty Club. The $50 cost includes continental breakfast and parking.

Future 2010 Economics Roundtable speakers include UC San Diego Professor of Economics Mark Jacobsen on July 22 and University of Maryland Professor of Economics Carmen Reinhart on Oct. 20.

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