Book notes: Robert Triffin, by Ivo Maes with Ilaria Pasotti

Robert Triffin: a life, by Ivo Maes with Ilaria Pasotti

Ivo Maes with Ilaria Pasotti, Robert Triffin: a life, Oxford University Press, 2021, 256 pages

The unassuming subtitle of this book captures an extraordinarily influential life. Best known for identifying the Triffin dilemma, Robert Triffin’s work extended deep into economic policy-making: from Bretton Woods to the creation of the euro. His work is increasingly relevant today, which makes this biography both welcome and timely.

The life of this Belgian-American economist is well captured by

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