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Perry G. Mehrling


Perry G. Mehrling, Professor of Economics, joined the faculty of Barnard College in 1987, where he teaches courses on the economics of money and banking, the history of money and finance, and the financial dimensions of the U.S. retirement, health, and education systems. His most recent book is The New Lombard Street: How the Fed became the dealer of last resort (Princeton 2011). His best-known book Fischer Black and the Revolutionary Idea of Finance (Wiley 2005, 2012) has recently been released in a revised paperback edition. Currently, Prof. Mehrling directs the educational initiatives of the Institute for New Economic Thinking, one of which is his course Economics of Money and Banking, available on Coursera at www.coursera.org/course/money.

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Article | Sep 17, 2011

Understanding QE3

Fizzle at Jackson Hole

Article | Aug 28, 2011

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Okay, leadership, but by whom?

Article | Aug 5, 2011

And heading where?

Haircuts and Instability

Article | Aug 2, 2011

Updating Hawtrey for the Shadow Banking System

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The Economic Crisis and the Crisis in Economics

New Economic Thinking 2010

Event Conference | Apr 8–11, 2010

The Institute for New Economic Thinking convened many of the world’s most distinguished economists, academics and thought leaders at its inaugural Conference at King’s College, University of Cambridge.