Graduate Institute, Geneva and CEPR
Marc Flandreau, born 1967, is a professor of international economics and international history at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva. A graduate from Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris and the Sorbonne, Professor Flandreau holds a European Doctorate in Quantitative Economics from Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris. He was a Fulbright Scholar at the University of California, Berkeley was a visiting Professor at Stanford University. In France he held various positions including a research fellowship at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris and became Chair of International Finance at Sciences Po, from which he is on leave. He is president of the European Historical Economics Society and a research fellow from CEPR. He currently works with the BIS in Basel on a project on long run perspectives on financial fragility and financial crises.
Marc Flandreau has published extensively in leading journals. His most recent article is "Bonds and Brands, Foundations of Sovereign Debt Markets" (with Juan Flores), forthcoming in the Journal of Economic History. His books include: The Glitter of Gold. France, Bimetallism and the Emergence of the International Gold Standard, 1848-1873 (Oxford University Press, 2004); Money doctors: the experience of international financial advising 1850-2000, (paperback edition, Routledge, 2005); (with Frédéric Zumer) The making of Global Finance 1880-1913, OECD Development Centre Research Monograph, 2004 ; (with Barry Eichengreen) The Gold Standard in Theory and History (2nd edition, London, Routledge, 1997).
His blog in French http://alternatives-economiques.fr/blogs/flandreau provides independent perspectives on the reasons for France's difficulties to reform itself.
Articles by Marc Flandreau:
Britain's hacking scandal: Readers and shareholders unite!
7 July 2012, 5598 reads
From lender of last resort to global currency? Sterling lessons for the dollar
23 July 2011, 7521 reads
Bankers' conflicts of interest in the interwar years: New lessons for today
18 April 2010, 7978 reads
Emerging market debts: Why don’t investment banks pay attention?
21 August 2009, 10269 reads
Rating agencies and the logic of regulatory license
26 June 2009, 12211 reads
The failure of history’s most celebrated bilateral trade agreement
23 August 2008, 8859 reads
Will the dollar lose its throne? Economic fundamentals vs network effects
23 July 2008, 12113 reads