Joint Seminar with the Oxford Maison Française: The Making of Latin-American "Neo-metalista" Monetary Policy in the 1920s: E. W. Kemmerer in the Andes
Rebeca Gomez Betancourt is full Professor in Economics at the University of Lyon 2 and Researcher at Triangle, UMR-CNRS. She has been Visiting Professor at the Universities of los Andes, Bogota-Colombia and Universidade Federal Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte-Brazil. She is currently the President of the French Association for the History of Economic thought and the director of the Master degree in Theories and History in Economics at University of Lyon. Her work focuses on the history of monetary thought, in particular on American Economist of the late XIXth Century-beginning of the XXth century as Edwin Walter Kemmerer, Irving Fisher and James Laurence Laughlin; and the influence of their ideas and reforms in Latin America. She has published on the history of the Federal reserve System, the quantity theory of money, the monetary regimes in the Andean countries and in India. She lives in Lyon, France
Date: 9 February 2017, 17:00 (Thursday, 4th week, Hilary 2017)
Venue: 1 Church Walk, 1 Church Walk OX2 6LY
Venue Details: Main Seminar Room
Speaker: Rebeca Gomez Betancourt (University of Lyon 2-Triangle Research Center)
Organising department: Latin American Centre
Part of: Latin American Centre Seminars and Events
Booking required?: Not required
Audience: Members of the University only
Editor: Laura Spence