Domestic Public Policy

Monetary War and Peace: Sterling, the Exchange Equalization Account, and the Tripartite Agreement, 1931–1939

Grant Year: 2019

Max Harris will research and write a book exploring how economic policymakers sought to stabilize the international monetary system and promote economic growth in the 1930s. His historical analysis will explain how leading economic powers – the United States, Great Britain, and France – collaborated to curb currency wars and increase financial stability.

Peterson Institute for International Economics Domestic Public Policy