Harold James is the Claude and Lore Kelly Professor in European Studies and a Professor of History and International Affairs at Princeton University, specialising in modern German, economic and financial history. He was awarded the Helmut Schmidt Prize for Economic History in 2004 and the Ludwig Erhard Prize in 2005, and was appointed an International Monetary Fund Historian in 2016. His publications include The Euro and the Battle of Economic Ideas (with Markus K. Brunnermeier and Jean-Pierre Landau, Princeton University Press, 2016), Making the European Monetary Union (Harvard University Press, 2012) and The Creation and Destruction of Value: The Globalization Cycle (Harvard University Press, 2009), while his Politeia publications include Crisis Managed: Monetary and Fiscal Frameworks for the Future (2011).

5 posts

Trumping the Polls

  • By Professor Harold James
  • May 12, 2016

This week a Reuters poll showed Donald Trump surging ahead to rival Hillary Clinton in the polls for the US Presidency. 41 per cent of those polled...

Goodbye Nation State?

  • By Professor Harold James
  • October 23, 2015

Professor Harold James joins the debate from Princeton University. In Migration, the UK and Europe, he suggests that the EU is more than an economic matter: it...

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