Jeffry A. Frieden, PhD

Stanfield Professor of International Peace, Harvard University

Jeffry Frieden is a professor of government at Harvard University. He specializes in the politics of international monetary and financial relations. Frieden's most recent books are Currency Politics: The Political Economy of Exchange Rate Policy (Princeton University Press, 2015); Lost Decades: The Making of America's Debt Crisis and the Long Recovery (with Menzie Chinn; W. W. Norton and Company, 2012) and Global Capitalism: Its Fall and Rise in the Twentieth Century (W. W. Norton and Company, 2007). He is also the author of Banking on the World: The Politics of American International Finance (Harper and Row, 1987), and Debt, Development, and Democracy: Modern Political Economy and Latin America, 1965-1985 (Princeton University Press, 1992). He is the editor or co-editor of more than a dozen 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.


  • PhD Columbia University