Scholarly Comments on Academic Economics

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Peter B. Kenen

The bio below comes from a published article and may now be dated.

Peter B. Kenen is Walker Professor of Economics and International Finance, Emeritus, at Princeton University. His many writings include a key article on the theory of optimum currency areas (1969); widely used textbooks in international economics; and, recently, Regional Monetary Integration (2007, with Ellen Meade). He has been a consultant to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, U.S. Treasury, other U.S. government agencies, International Monetary Fund, and United Nations. He has been a member of various groups that have promoted cross-fertilization between academic and policy ideas, including the Bellagio Group, the Council on Foreign Relations, and the Group of Thirty.