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Jeffry A. Frieden

Jeffry A. Frieden is Professor of Government at Harvard University. He specializes in the politics of international monetary and financial relations. Frieden is the author of Currency Politics: The Political Economy of Exchange Rate Politics and (with Menzie Chinn) of Lost Decades: The Making of America’s Debt Crisis and the Long Recovery. His previous books include Global Capitalism: Its Fall and Rise in the Twentieth Century; Debt, Development, and Democracy: Modern Political Economy and Latin America, 1965–1985; and Banking on the World: The Politics of American International Finance. He is also the co-author or co-editor of many other books on related topics. His articles on the politics of international economic issues have appeared in a wide variety of scholarly and general interest publications.

Books by Jeffry A. Frieden

  1. Book CoverGlobal Capitalism: Its Fall and Rise in the Twentieth Century


    "Magisterial history...one of the most comprehensive histories of modern capitalism yet written." —Michael Hirsh, New York Times Book ReviewMore

  2. Book CoverInternational Political Economy: Perspectives on Global Power and Wealth

    Fifth Edition

    The leading reader for international political economy courses has been thoroughly updated to reflect recent developments in IPE scholarship and in the global economy.More

  3. Book CoverInternational Political Economy: Perspectives on Global Power and Wealth

    Sixth Edition

    With 70 percent new readings, the Sixth Edition of International Political Economy has been extensively updated to reflect changes in the scholarship and the global economy. This compact book brings together a flexible and provocative set of articles and excerpts...More

  4. Book CoverLost Decades: The Making of America's Debt Crisis and the Long Recovery


    A clear, authoritative guide to the crisis of 2008, its continuing repercussions, and the needed reforms ahead.More