James, Harold



Marie Louise James

Harold James holds a joint appointment as Professor of History and International Affairs at the Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University, and as Marie Curie Visiting Professor at the European University Institute.  He was educated at Cambridge University (Ph.D.  in 1982) and was a Fellow of Peterhouse for eight years before coming to Princeton University in 1986.  His books include a study of the interwar depression in Germany, The German Slump (1986); and International Monetary Cooperation Since Bretton Woods (1996).  He was also coauthor of a history of Deutsche Bank (1995), which won the Financial Times Global Business Book Award in 1996.  More recent works include The End of Globalization: Lessons from the Great Depression (2001).  In 2004 he was awarded the Helmut Schmidt Prize for Economic History, and in 2005 the Ludwig Erhard Prize for writing about economics.

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On his book The Creation and Destruction of Value: The Globalization Cycle
(Our Cover Feature of November 08, 2009)