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Actual Ratings by Economists of Single Global Currency H-M


Below are listed economists and others who have written about international economics or exchange rates or other area of relevance to the single global currency.  Also included are people who work in this area and have offered their views.

Their ratings of the Single Global Currency, using the rating system on the previous page, are given below as they were sent to us.  It is anticipated that more ratings will be listed as more and more economists research and write about the Utility and Feasibility of the Single Global Currency.


Name (and org.) Util. Feas. Tot. Comments
Thomas Haefliger – Pictet Strategic Advisory Group        
Christian Hafner – Catholic University of Louvain        
Jean-Olivier Hairault – University of Paris        
Dalia Hakura – International Monetary Fund        
Galina Hale – Yale University        
George Hall – Yale University        
Patricia Hall – Central Connecticut State University.        
Stephen Hall – Imperial College, London        
Viv P. Hall – Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand        
Andrew Hughes Hallett – Vanderbilt University, U.S.        
Koichi Hamada – Yale University        
A. Javier Hamann – International Monetary Fund        
Peter Hammond – Stanford University        
Bing Han – University of Calgary, Haskayne School of Business        
Young-Wook Han – University of Hong Kong        
Steven Hanke – Cato Institute, Washington        
Greg Hannsgen – Levy Econmics Institute        
Jesper Hansson – Konjunkturinstitutet, Stockholm        
Richard Harris – Simon Fraser University        
Philipp Hartmann – European Central Bank        
Campbell R. Harvey – Duke University, U.S.        
Charles Harvie – University of Wollongong        
Iftekhar Hasan – Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute        
Yuko Hashimoto – Keio University, Japan        
Mariko Hatase – Bank of Japan        
Dimitri Hatzinikolaou – Ionnina University, Greece 4 or 5 bet 1-2 5-7 12 Nov 05 joint email, together with Matt Polasek:   "I do not think that any economist who has given the matter any thought would deny that on your Utility Scale of Rating the project merits a +4 or +5, for the simple reason that the benefits of a common currency area are in direct pro-portion to  its size, and hence the optimum of any such system is an arrangement that com-prises the whole world. That having been said, it is an altogether different matter to try to decide what Feasibility Index one might want to attach to the prospect of establishing a SGC (single global currency) by the Year 2024. … therefore,  we would rate it at somewhere between +1 and +2."
Harald Hau – INSEAD        
Alfred Haug – York University, Canada        
Shmuel Hauser – Ben-Gurion University of the Negev        
Ricardo Hausmann – Kennedy School, Harvard University        
Pierre-Cyrille Hautcoeur – University of Paris        
Marc Hayford – Loyola University, Grad. School of Bus.        
Michiko Hayhurst – University of North Texas        
Bernd Hayo – Essen University       30 Oct 03 email – "It is neither desirable nor possible to introduce the global currency now.  The usefulness clearly depends on the structure of the particular economies that make up the international economy.  I would be much more in favor of gradually expanding the group of countries that make up the currency union than to include all countries from one particular day onwards."
Conor Healy – Princeton University        
Richard Heaney – Australian National University        
Jonathan Heathcote – Georgetown University        
Walter Hecox – Colorado College        
Carsten Hefeker – HWWA,Institute for Int’l Economics        
Eckhard Hein – WSI        
Frank Heinemann – Ludwig-Maximilians University, Mun.        
Eric Helleiner – York University, Ontario        
John Helliwell – University of British Columbia       11 October 2005 email. "The results of my research lead me to think that a global currency is unlikely; more to the point, not likely to improve the general welfare."
Christian Hellwig – University of California at Los Angeles        
Elhanan Helpman – Harvard University        
C. Randall Henning -Institute for International Economics        
Marketta Henriksson – Econ. Dept., Fin. Ministry, Finland        
Jerome Henry – European Central Bank        
Olan Henry – University of Melbourne        
Francois Hermet – CERESUR, University of LaReunion        
Leonardo Hernandez – Central Bank of Chile        
Remy Herrera – University of Paris        
Heinz Herrmann – Bundesbank        
Bernhard Herz- Univesity of Bayreuth        
David Heuther – National Assn. of Manufacturers, U.S.        
Piere Hillion – INSEAD and CEPR        
Holger Himmell – University of Giessen, Germany        
Michael Hiscox – Harvard University        
Viktoria Hnatkovska – Georgetown University, U.S.        
W. M. Wai-Ming Ho – York University, Toronto        
Eduard Hochreiter – Vienna University        
Andrew Hodge – Global Insight        
Robert Hodrick – Columbia Business School        
Marco Hoeberichts – De Nederlandsche Bank, Amsterdam        
Peter Hoeller – Org. for Economic Cooperation and Development        
Mathias Hoffmann – University of Dortmund, Germany        
Boris Hofmann – Deutsche Bundesbank, Frankfurt am Main        
Warren P. Hogan – University of Technology, Sydney        
Mark Holmes – Loughborough University, UK        
Tomas Holub – Czech National Bank        
Ulrich Hommel – European Business School, Germany        
Kiseok Hong – Ewha University, Korea        
Patrick Honohan – Trinity College, Dublin; CERF, World Bank        
Adam Honig – Columbia University        
Vince Hooper – University of New South Wales, Australia        
Doug Hostland – Bank of Canada        
Romain Houssa – CES, Belgium        
Jonathan T.B. Howe – Merrill Lynch Capital Management        
Haizou Huang – International Monetary Fund        
Roger Huang – University of Notre Dame, Indiana        
Stefan Hubrich – University of Maryland        
Felix Huefner, Centre for European Economic Research        
Gary Hufbauer – Institute for International Economics        
Stephen Huffman – University of Wisconsin        
Andrew Hughes Hallett, University of Strathclyde, U.K.        
Delroy Hunter – University of South Florida        
Jonathan Huntley – Independent        
Aasim Husain – International Monetary Fund        
Michael Hutchison – Univ. of California, Santa Cruz        
Kim Huynh – Queen’s University, Ontario        
Namwon Hyung – University of California, San Diego        
Ahmet Can Inci – Florida State University        
Robert Inklaar – University of Groningen        
Takatoshi Ito – Hitotsubashi University, Gov’t of Japan        
Alex Izurieta – Levy Institute      

26 July 2003 email.  Questioned feasibility without stronger common / federal government structure. 

Henk Jager – University of Amsterdam -2 0 -2 17 August 2003 email.
Samir Jahjah – International Monetary Fund        
Harold James – Princeton University        
Hoyoon Jang – Hansung University, Korea        
Bostjan Jazbec – University of Ljubljana, Slovenia        
David-Jan Jansen – Bank of The Netherlands        
Marketta Jarvinen – Helsinki School Of Econ & Bus Admin.        
Olivier Jeanne – Ecole Nat’le des Ponts et Chaussees        
Michael Jenkins – St. Lawrence University        
Henrik Jensen – Kobenhavns Universitet        
Svend Jensen – Centre Economic & Business Res., Denmark        
Bang Nam Jeon – Drexel University, Philadephia        
Juan Francisco Jimeno-Serrano – Foundation Applied Economics        
Ngiam Kee Jin – Institute of Southeast Asian Studies        
Asa Johansson – National Inst. Econ. Research, Sweden        
Andrew John – INSEAD        
Robert Johnson – University of San Diego, U.S.        
Louis Johnston – Saint John’s University, Minnesota        
Charles Jones – University of California, Berkeley        
Brad Jones – Macquarie University        
Ronald Jones – University of Rochester        
Richard Jong-A-Pin – University of Groningen        
Kristian Jonsson – Lund University        
Lars Jonung – European Commission        
Oscar Jorda – University of California, Davis        
Vijay Joshi – Oxford University        
Edgardo Jovero – Universidad Complutense de Madrid        
Amrit Judge – Middlesex University, U.K.        
Gregory Jump – University of Toronto        
Christian Just – Oesterreichische Nationalbank, Vienna        
Fadhel Kaboub – Center, Full Employment & Price Stability -5 0 -5 per 24 July 2003 email from Stephanie Bell, above.
Padma Kadiyala – Farleigh Dickinson University        
Miles Kahler – University of California, San Diego        
Charles Kahn – University of Illinois at Urbana-Champ.        
Sebnem Kalemli-Ozcan – University of Houston        
Jarl Kallberg – New York University        
Eric Kam – Ryerson University, Ontario        
Marsha Kameron – Specialized Economic Services        
Steven Kamin – Federal Reserve Bank, U.S.        
Graciela Kaminsky – George Washington University        
Angelos Kanas – University of Crete        
Madga Kandil – University of Wisconsin        
George Kapetanios – University of London        
Basant Kapur – National University of Singapore        
Devesh Kapur – University of Texas        
Ozer Karaedikli – Reserve Bank of New Zealand        
Stanley Kardasz – University of Waterloo        
Barhoumi Karim  – GREQAM, Marseilles        
G. Andrew Karolyi – Fisher College of Business, Ohio St.        
Georgios Karras – University of Illinois at Chicago        
Anil Kashyap – University of Chicago        
Joseph Kasputys – Global Insight        
Julian Kassum – International Chamber of Comerce       23 October 2003 email.  "Although we find this issue interesting and thought-provoking, we are not able to take a position on the single global currency at this time. Many thanks for your consideration and best wishes for your movement.
Aditya Kaul – University of Alberta        
Masahiro Kawai – University of Tokyo        
Martin Kazaks – University of London        
Adrienne Kearney – University of Maine        
Colm Kearney – Trinity College, Dublin        
Jonathan Kearns – Reserve Bank of Australia        
Patrick Kehoe – University of Minnesota & FRB, Minneapolis        
Timothy Kehoe – University of Minnesota        
Hubert Kempf – University of Paris        
Bernd Kempa – University of Essen        
Peter Kenen – Princeton University        
Mike Kennedy – Org. for Economic Cooperation and Development        
Katri Kerem – Tallinn Technical University, Estonia        
Ahmed Khalid – Bond University, Australia        
Yohane Khamfula – University of the Witwatersrand        
Aykut Kibritcioglu – Ankara University        
Bengi Kibritcioglu – Undersecretariat of the Treasury, Turkey        
Tomoo Kikuchi – University of Bielefeld, Deutschland        
Lutz Kilian – University of Michigan, European Central Bk        
William Killeen – Setanta Asset Management        
Jae H. Kim – Monash University, Australia        
Minho Kim – Chonbuk National University Korea        
Soyoung Kim – University of Illinois, Urbana and Korea University.        
Suk-Joong Kim – University of New South Wales        
Sunghyun Kim – Tufts University, U.S.        
Tae-Joon Kim – Dongkuk Women’s University, Korea        
Yoonbai Kim – National University of Singapore        
Young Sang Kim – Northern Kentucky University, US        
Alena Kimakova – York University        
Michael King – Bank of Canada        
Mervyn King – Bank of England        
Geoffrey Kingston – University of New South Wales, Australia        
Tatiana Kirsanova – University of Exeter, UK        
Jonathan Kirshner – Cornell University        
Yukinobu Kitamura – Hitotsubashi University, Japan        
Kozo Kiyota – Yokohama National University        
Franc Klaasen – Universiteit van Amsterdam        
Stefanie Kleimeier – University of Maastricht        
Lawrence Klein – University of Pennsylvania        
Michael Klein – Fletcher School, Tufts University        
Kenneth Kletzer – University of California, Berkeley        
Marcus Knell – Oesterreichische Nationalbank        
Johan Knif – Swedish School of Economics and Bus Ad.        
Teruyoshi Kobayashi – Nagoya University, Japan        
Narayana Kocherlakota – University of Minnesota, US        
Laure Ellen Kodres – International Monetary Fund        
Kees Koedijk – Erasmus University, Rotterdam        
Akira Kohsaka – Osaka University, Japan        
James Kolari – Texas A&M University       "Perhaps a cooperative relationship between central banks as in the Basel Agreement dealing with capital requirements is possible for a common currency." 24 March 2004 email.
Robert Kollmann – University of Bonn        
Lubos Komarek – University of Economics, Prague        
John Komlos – University of Munich and CESifo        
Alexander Kondonassis – Oklahoma University        
Zenon Kontolemis – International Monetary Fund        
Clemens Kool – LIFE, Maastricht University        
Likka Korhonen – Bank of Finland        
Ayhan Kose – International Monetary Fund        
Yrjo Koskinen – Stockholm School of Economics        
Georgios Kouretas – University of Crete        
Gregory Koutmos – Dolan Business School, Fairfield U.        
Alan Krause – Reserve Bank of Australia        
Lawrence Krause – University of California, San Diego        
Stefan Krause – Emory University, Atlanta 5 5 10 Board of Directors, Single Global Currency Assn.  Feb 2005. 
Jan Kregel – United Nations Conf on Trade & Development        
Arvind Krishnamurthy – Northwestern University        
Paul Krugman – New York Times        
Rober Kubarych – Council on Foreign Relations        
Peter Kugler – University of Basel        
Louis Kuijs – International Monetary Fund        
Masanaga Kumakura – Osaka City University        
Haris Kumar – School of Economics, Beira-Mozambique        
Yutaka Kurihara – Aichi University, Japan        
Ali Kutan – Southern Illiniois University, U.S.        
Kenneth Kuttner – Federal Reserve Bank of New York        
Robert Kuttner – The American Prospect        
Sung Yeung Kwack – Howard University        
Nyo Nyo A. Kyaw – Kent State University, Ohio        
Robert LaFrance – Bank of Canada        
Amina Lahreche-Revil – CEPII, France        
Kon Lai – California State University, Los Angeles        
David Laidler – University of Western Ontario        
Deepak Lal – University of California at Los Angeles        
Luisa Lambertini – University of California, Los Angeles        
Philip Lane – Trinity College, Dublin        
Timothy Lane – International Monetary Fund        
Larry H.P. Lang – The Chinese University of Hong Kong        
Farrokh Langdana – Rutgers University        
Rolf Langhammer – Kiel Institute for World Economics        
Nikiforos Laopodis – Fairfield University, Conn. U.S. 2 4 6 7 Nov 03 email – "Although I would support such a move, I am not sure as to the timing of it at this point….. It will take a lot of time and persuasion, but it can be done."
Nicholas Lardy – Institute for International Economics        
Felipe Larrain – Pontifica Universidad Catolica de Chile        
Stephen Larson – Eastern Illinois University, U.S.        
Sebastian Laurent – University of Liege        
David LeBlang – University of Colorado, Boulder        
Christelle LeCourt – University of Lille        
Francisco Ledesma-Rodriguez – Univ. de La Laguna        
Jaewoo Lee – International Monetary Fund        
Jin Man Lee – University of Illinois at Chicago        
Jong-Wha Lee – Korea University        
Yeonho Lee – Chungbuk National University, Korea        
Florence Legros – CEPII and University of Paris        
Kai Leitemo – Norwegian School of Management        
Ugar Lel – Indiana University, Kelley School of Business        
Miguel Leon-Ledesma – Keynes College U.K.        
John Letiche – University of California, Berkeley        
Sandrine Levasseur – Observatoire Francais des Conjonctures Economiques        
David Levine – Univ. of California, Los Angeles        
Yiting Li – National Taiwan University        
Carlos Liard-Muriente – University of Massachusetts        
Bernard Lietaer – Center for Sustainable Resources, Univ. of California, Berkeley.        
Venus Khim-Sen Liew – Universiti Putra Malaysia        
G.C. Lim – University of Melbourne        
Guijun Lin – University of International Business and Economcs, Beijing        
Hong-Jen Lin – Nyack College, U.S.       14 Aug. 2003 email. "Sorry, to my best knowledge, I cannot support single currency movement.  It is ok for European countries to use one currency since they have similar backgrounds. It is impossible for the whole world to use one currency. Moreover, I do not think this is worth trying."
Winston Lin – State University of New York, School of Mgmt        
Jesper Linaa – University of Copenhagen        
Jesper Linde – Sveriges Riksbank        
Snorre Lindset – Norwegian University of Science and Technology        
Christopher Lingle – Universidad Francisco Marroquin, Guatemala       email 3 April 2005.  "I would favor a return to the gold standard and an end to fractional reserve banking along with the elimination of central banks´┐Ż."
Abraham Lioui – Bar-Ilan University, Israel        
John Lipsky – J.P. Morgan, New York        
Jane Little – Federal Reserve Bank of Boston        
Bernard Lietaer – Berkeley        
Jeroen Ligterink – University of Amsterdam        
Peter J. Lloyd – University of Melbourne        
Olivier Loisel – CNRS, Nat’l Center for Scientific Res. FR        
Giovanni Lombardo – Deutsche Bundesbank        
Kirsten Lommatzsch – DIW Berlin, German Inst Econ Rs        
Augusto Lopez-Claros – World Economic Forum        
Jesus Lopez – Universidad Pablo de Olavide, Espana        
Cornelis Los – Kent State University        
James Lothian – Fordham Business School, Fordham U        
Biao Lu – University of Michigan        
Ding Lu – National University of Singapore        
Thomas Lubik – Johns Hopkins University        
Alina Luca – Michigan State University        
Robert Lucas – University of Chicago        
Jinhui Luo – University of London        
Matthias Lutz – Universitaet St. Gallen, CH -2     8 Feb 2005 email. "I admire your enthusiasm toward the goal of a single global currency, but am not so convinced myself about its merits." 
Richard Lyons – University of California, Berkeley        
Marco Lyrio – Katholieke Universiteit de Leuven        
Yue Ma – Lingnan University, Hong Kong        
Zihui Ma – Hong Kong University        
Ronald MacDonald – University of Strathclyde, Glasgow        
George Macesich – Florida State University        
Bartosz Mackowiak – Princeton University        
Victor Macrae – Infrastructure Proj Finance Dept, ING Bk        
Gary Madden – Curtin University of Technology, Perth AU        
Ivo Maes – Katholieke Universiteit de Leuven        
Francisco Maeso-Fernandez        
Ronald Mahieu – Erasmus University        
Carole-Juliette Maignan – FEEM, Italy        
Basma Majerbi – McGill University        
Stephen Makar – University of Wisconsin        
Ali Khalil Malik – University of Manchester, U.K.        
A.G. (Tassos) Malliaris – Loyola University, Chicago        
Paolo Manasse – Universita di Bologna        
Catherine Mann – Institute for International Economics        
Teruhiko Mano – Seigakuin University        
Sebastiano Manzan – University of Amsterdam        
Massimiliano Marcellino – IGIER, Bocconi University        
Philip Marey – University of Maastricht        
Nelson Mark – University of Notre Dame        
Nancy Marion – Dartmouth College        
Carmen Marin – Universidad de Murcia, Espana        
Giancarlo Marini – Universita degli Studi di Roma Tor Ve        
Reyes Maroto-Illera – Found. for Applied Economic Res        
Terry Marsh – University of California, Berkeley        
John Marthinsen – Babson College       Presenter at First Single Global Currency Conference at Bretton Woods. 2004
Anna Martin – Fairfield University, U.S.        
Antoine Martin – Federal Reserve Bank, Kansas City        
Juan Angel Martin – Universidad Complutense, Madrid        
Philippe Martin – University of Paris        
Vance Martin – University of Melbourne        
Carmen Martinez – Universidad de Murcia, Espana        
Manuel Martins – Universidade do Porto, Portugal        
Joseph Massey – Center for Int’l Business, Tuck School, Dartmouth        
Paul Masson – Brookings Institution       22 July 2003 email.  "…I have not been  supporter of a single global currency…. if governments continue to put other goals before exchange rate stability — as I think they will — then there is no point in dreaming about utopia."
Giovanni Mastrobuoni – Princeton University        
Thomas Matha – Banque Centrale du Luxembourg        
Ike Mathur – Southern Illinois University, US        

Egil Matsen – Norwegian University of Science and Technology

       
Yoichi Matsubayashi – Kobe University, Japan        
Akihiko Matsui – University of Tokyo        
Katsumi Matsuura – Yokohama City University        
Kiminori Matsuyama – Northwestern University        
Laszlo Matyas – Central European University, Budapest        
Laurence Mauer – St. Johns University, New York        
Thomas Mayer – University of California at Davis        
David Mayes – Bank of Finland       15 march 2005 email – "As our research sugests, there are clear advantages to single currencies.  However, having a single currency does not remove problems of structural adjustment, nor does it remove structural differences….. I wish you a good discussion at Bretton Woods in the summer."
Bennett McCallum – Carnegie-Mellon        
Cornelia McCarthy – Fordham University        
Robert McCauley – Bank for International Settlements        
Frank McCormick – University of California, Davis        
Paul McCulley – Pacific Investment Management Co.        
C. John McDermott – Central Bank of New Zealand        
Warwick McKibbin – Australian National University       4 Aug. 2003 email.  "…I believe there is also a substantial amount of evidence against the idea of a single currency…."
Ronald McKinnon – Stanford        
Paul McNelis – Georgetown University, U.S.        
Michael Meeropol – Western New England College, U.S.        
Christopher Meissner – University of British Columbia        
Martin Melecky – University of New South Wales, Australia        
Jacques Melitz – University of Strathclyde, Glasgow        
Marc Melitz – Harvard        
Pierre Mella-Barral – London Business School        
Allan Meltzer – Grad School of Ind. Admin, Carnegie-Mellon        
Michael Melvin – Arizona State University        
Fabio Mendez – University of Arkansas       29 Jan 2005 email.  "I admire your efforts and, like you, I believe thee are numerous potential advantages to having a single currency."
Ronald Mendoza _ United Nations Development Programme        
Lukas Menkhoff – University of Hannover        
Pierre-Guillaume Meon – Universite Robert Schuman        
Guy Meredith – International Monetary Fund        
Ricardo Mestre – European Central Bank        
Christina Metz – University of Frankfurt        
Laurence Meyer – Macroeconomic Advisers        
Thomas O. Meyer, Southeastern Louisiana Univ. U.S.        
Alejandro Micco – Inter-American Development Bank        
Jochen Michaelis – University of Kassel, Germany        
Tomasz Michalak – University of Antwerp        
Valerie Mignon – THEMA, Nanterre, France        
Ilian Mihov – INSEAD        
Ibolya Mile – University of Duisburg, Germany        
David Miles – Morgan Stanley & Co.        
Gian Maria Milesi-Ferretti – Innernational Monetary Fund        
Marcus Miller – University of Warwick        
Stephen Miller – University of Nevada        
Victoria Miller – Universite du Qubec a Montreal        
Alexandre Minda – Universite de Toulouse        
Andre Minella – Central Bank of Brazil        
Maria Minniti – Babson College, U.S.        
Ida Mirzaie – John Carroll University, U.S.        
Frederic Mishkin – Columbia        
Alesandro Missale – University of Florence        
Srobona Mitra – International Monetary Fund        
Beatrice Kalinda Mkenda – Econ. & Soc.Res. Found, Tanz.        
Ashoka Mody – International Monetary Fund        
Mohammed Mohsin – University of Tennessee        
Andre Mollick – ITESM-Campus Monterrey, Mexico        
Javier Monfort – Universitat Jaume I, Espana        
Francesco Mongelli – European Central Bank        
Paula Monperrus-Veroni – Observatoire Francais des Conjonctures Economiques        
Antonio Montanes – University of Zaragoza        
Peter Montiel – Williams College        
Basil Moore – University of Stellenbosch, South Africa       2 Nov. 2005 email. "Thank you for the email, with its wonderful news.. [about the existence of the Single Global Currency Assn. and its goals.]"
Michael Moore – Queens University, Belfast        
Eduardo Moron – Universidad del Pacifico, Peru        
Fairborz Moshirian – Univ. of New South Wales 5 5 10 Presented paper at First Single Global Currency Conference, July, 2004
Sima Motamen-Samadian – University of Westminster        
Guilherme Moura – Federal University of Rio Grande Do Sul, Brazil        
Cal Muckley – Trinity College, Dublin        
Haris Munadar – Tinbergen Institute        
Gabriela Mundaca –  University of Oslo        
Robert Mundell – Columbia University       22 October 2003 email. "I applaud all efforts to get support for a global currency. Good luck!"
Susanne Mundschenk – European Institute, London School Economics.        
Gulnur Muradoglu – Cass Business School, London        
John Murray – Bank of Canada        
V. Anton Muscatelli – University of Glasgow        
Michael Mussa – Institute for International Economics