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

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-varn6-Lords of Finance Redux

-varn7-Article | Oct 1, 2011 -varn13-

-varn14- Forget the G7, Watch the C5

-varn6-Financial Globalization versus the Nation State

-varn7-Article | Sep 29, 2011 -varn13-

-varn14- At its core, this rolling crisis is really about financial globalization.

-varn6-Europe Ground Zero

-varn7-Article | Sep 29, 2011 -varn13-

-varn14- Financial Globalization versus the Nation State

-varn6-Twisting in the Wind

-varn7-Article | Sep 24, 2011 -varn13-

-varn14- While waiting for TALF

Featuring this expert

-varn6-Microfoundations for the Vision of Minsky

-varn7-Video | Jun 12, 2011 -varn13-

-varn14- Delli Gatti starts where his dissertation advisor, Hyman Minsky, left off.

-varn6-Perry Mehrling: The New Lombard Street

-varn7-Video | Apr 26, 2011 -varn13-

-varn14- An Interview with the Author of “The New Lombard Street: How the Fed Became the Dealer of Last Resort”

-varn6-INET and reforming economic education: can history help?

-varn7-Article | Apr 13, 2011 -varn13-

-varn14- One INET project is to “reconnect the teaching of economics with the working of the actual economy,” which is to begin with a reform of the undergraduate curriculum.

-varn6-Curriculum Committee Report

-varn7-Video | Apr 6, 2011 -varn13-

-varn14- Robert Skidelsky and Perry Mehrling report on the project at the Institute’s 2011 Bretton Woods conference.