Howard Marks Professor of Economic History
Marc Flandreau came to Penn from the Graduate Institute of International Studies and Development in Geneva, where he was a professor of international history. A leading historian and economist who studies the international monetary system and the financial entanglements of international institutions from the mid-19th century to World War I, Flandreau has published three books: Anthropologists in the Stock Exchange: A Financial History of Victorian Science; The Glitter of Gold: France, Bimetallism, and the Emergence of the International Gold Standard; and Money Doctors: The Experience of International Financial Advising, 1850-2000.
He is the recipient of numerous prizes and awards, and his research has received support from Bank Mirabaud, the Fondation Bank de France and France’s Agence Nationale de la Recherche. He is co-founder and former president of the European Historical Economics Society and serves on the editorial boards of leading journals in economic history.