Professor of Government at Harvard University. I specialize in the politics of international economic relations. I am the author of Global Capitalism: Its Rise and Fall in the Twentieth Century and its Stumbles in the Twenty First (2007, updated second edition 2020); of Currency Politics: The Political Economy of Exchange Rate Policy (2015); and (with Menzie Chinn) of Lost Decades: The Making of America's Debt Crisis and the Long Recovery (2011). I am also the author of Banking on the World: The Politics of American International Finance (1987), of Debt, Development, and Democracy: Modern Political Economy and Latin America, 1965‑1985 (1991), and the co-author or co-editor of over a dozen other books on related topics. My articles on the politics of international economic issues have appeared in a wide variety of scholarly and general-interest publications. See
https://scholar.harvard.edu/jfrieden for a selection.

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