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Eric Helleiner

Co-Director, International Policy Rules & National Inequalities; Professor and Faculty of Arts Chair in International Political Economy, Department of Political Science, University of Waterloo

Professor Helleiner teaches courses on global politics, international political economy, globalization, global governance, politics of global finance, the state and economic life, and North American integration. Eric has also edited/co-edited a number of special issues/sections of journals on the following topics: The Political Economy of International Capital Mobility (1994), The Geopolitics of North-South Monetary Relations (2002), The Dollar's Destiny as a World Currency (2008), The Geopolitics of Sovereign Wealth Funds (2009), Crisis and the Future of Global Financial Governance (2009), and The Greening of Global Financial Markets? (2011).

He has published over 100 journal articles and book chapters on other issues relating to international political economy, and has been a member of the Warwick Commission on International Financial Reform and the High Level Panel on the Governance of the Financial Stability Board.

He has been a Canada Research Chair, a CIGI Chair, and was founding Director of the MA and PhD Programs in Global Governance at the Balsillie School of International Affairs. He is presently co-editor of the book series Cornell Studies in Money, and has served as co-editor of the journal Review of International Political Economy and associate editor of the journal Policy Sciences.

Eric serves as the co-director of the International Policy Rules & National Inequalities project of the Columbia Global Policy Initiative alongside Professor José Antonio Ocampo.  

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