Money Doctor's sem: Ivo Maes och Ilaria Pasotti "Robert Triffin - a life"

  • Datum: –17.00
  • Plats: via Zoom (zoomlänk skickas ut samma dag)
  • Föreläsare: Ivo Maes (National Bank of Belgium) och Ilaria Pasotti (independent)
  • Arrangör: Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen / UCBH
  • Kontaktperson: Anders Ögren
  • Seminarium

The first biography of Robert Triffin, an economist who played a key role in the international monetary debates in the postwar period and the construction of Economic and Monetary Union in Europe

Highlights Triffin’s analysis of the vulnerabilities of our international monetary system, based on a national currency, the dollar

Places the “Triffin Dilemma” - Triffin’s criticism of the Bretton Woods system - in context of a lifetime of achievement

Provides insight to the life and career of one of the intellectual fathers of the euro.


Organisers: Anders Ögren (Uppsala University/UCBH) Andrés Álvarez (Universidad de los Andes), Vincent Bignon (Banque de France) and Masato Shizume (Waseda University).