Interview: Robert Mundell


Robert Mundell was awarded the Nobel prize for economics in 1999 “for his analysis of monetary and fiscal policy under different exchange rate regimes and his analysis of optimum currency areas”. Since 1974, he has been professor of economics at Columbia University. In 1970, he was a consultant to the Monetary Committee of the European Economic Commission, and in 1972–73 a member of its Study Group on Economic and Monetary Union in Europe. His writings include over a hundred