Richard S. Grossman is Professor of Economics at Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT and a Visiting Scholar at the Institute for Quantitative Social Science at Harvard University. He is the author of Unsettled Account: The Evolution of Banking in the Industrialized World since 1800 (Princeton University Press, 2010) and WRONG: Nine Economic Policy Disasters and What we Can Learn from Them, which was published in 2013 by Oxford University Press. He teaches classes in American and European Economic History, Macroeconomics, and Money and Banking. He graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College, holds an M.Sc.Econ. degree in Economic History from the London School of Economics and Political Science of the University of London, and A.M. and Ph.D. degrees in Economics from Harvard University. Prior to joining the faculty at Wesleyan, he worked as an international economist at the United States Department of State. He has held visiting faculty appointments at Harvard, Yale, and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and has received research support from the National Science Foundation and the German Marshall Fund of the United States and is a 2013 Fellow of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. He has worked and consulted on Wall Street and has testified as an expert witness in federal court. He has been published in the American Economic Review, Journal of Economic History, Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, and Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, as well as other scholarly journals and newspapers. He is a research network fellow of CESifo in Munich and an associate editor for socioeconomics, health policy, and law of the journal Neurosurgery.
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