Alan Taylor

Professor of Economics and Finance, University of California, Davis; Research Fellow, CEPR

Alan M. Taylor is Professor of Economics and Finance at the University of California, Davis. He read mathematics at King's College, Cambridge, and received his Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University. His research spans several areas including international economics, growth, development, and economic history with a focus on international comparative analysis. He has a special interest in Argentina.

He serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Economic Literature, the International Journal of Finance and Economics, and the Journal of International Money and Finance. He is a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and a Research Fellow of the Center for Economic Policy Research in London. In 2004 he was awarded a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship.

His recent publications include a co-edited volume entitled Globalization in Historical Perspective published by The University of Chicago Press (with Michael Bordo and Jeffrey Williamson) and the co-authored books Global Capital Markets: Integration, Crisis and Growth published by Cambridge University Press (with Maurice Obstfeld), and Straining at the Anchor: The Argentine Currency Board and the Search for Macroeconomic Stability, 1880–1935 published by The University of Chicago Press (with Gerardo della Paolera).

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