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Perry G. Mehrling

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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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Lords of Finance Redux

Article | Oct 1, 2011

Forget the G7, Watch the C5

Financial Globalization versus the Nation State

Article | Sep 29, 2011

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

Europe Ground Zero

Article | Sep 29, 2011

Financial Globalization versus the Nation State

Twisting in the Wind

Article | Sep 24, 2011

While waiting for TALF

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Microfoundations for the Vision of Minsky

Video | Jun 12, 2011

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

Perry Mehrling: The New Lombard Street

Video | Apr 26, 2011

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

INET and reforming economic education: can history help?

Article | Apr 13, 2011

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.

Curriculum Committee Report

Video | Apr 6, 2011

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