- Expansionary Monetary Policy Can Create Asset Price Booms. Prepared for the Shadow Open Market Committee Meeting, November 20, 2012
- Under What Circumstances Can Inflation Be a Solution to Excessive National Debt: Some Lessons from History? - Conference “Paper Money—State Financing—Inflation”, Institut fur bankhistoriische Forschung e.V, Deutshe Bundesbank, Frankfurt, Germany, September 18, 2012
- Putting the ‘system’ in the international monetary system. (With Angela Redish) Conference on “Money in the Western Legal Tradition”, Cambridge, August 2012.
- Interview - Region Focus. Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond. February 2012
- Could the United States Have had a Better Central Bank? : An Historical Counterfactual Speculation. Paper Written for the Symposium on “The Federal Reserve’s Centenary’’ Journal of Macroeconomics. February 2012
- The Risks of Financial Turnmoil for Monetary Policy: Some Lessons from History. Shadow Open Market Committee. October 2011.
- The Prospects of Inflation Ahead. Shadow Open Market Committee. March 2011.
- The Great Depression and the Great Recession: What Have We Learnt? Paper prepared for the conference, “Past and Present: From the Great Depression of 1929 to the Great Recession of 2009”, December 2010 revision. In Spanish.
- Remarks: The Future of the International Monetary System. Prepared for the Conference:” The International Monetary system: Old and New Debates” sponsored by the Reinventing Bretton Woods Committee. Paris, December 10, 2010
- Lessons from the Gold Standard for Monetary Reform. Paper Prepared for the conference “ Human Flourishing, The Economy and Monetary. Reform” Princeton University November 3, 2010
- Looking forward from the crisis of 2007-08. Norges Bank Ocassional Paper
- Long term perspectives on central banking. Norges Bank Ocassional Paper
- The Euro needs a Fiscal Union: Some Lessons from History. Shadow Open Market Committee. October 12, 2010.
- Central Bank Independence and Financial Crises in History. Prepared for the Austrian National Bank 38th Economic Conference “Central Banking after the Crisis: Responsibilities, Strategies, Instruments” Vienna, May 31 2010
- The Federal Reserve: Independence Gained, Independence Lost. Shadow Open Market Committee. March 2010.
- Exits from Recessions: The U.S. Experience 1920-2007. Paper prepared for the Conference Volume, “No Way Out: Government Response to the Financial Crisis” edited by Vincent Reinhart. American Enterprise Institute
- Lessons from the 1930’s for the Fed’s Exit Strategy. Shadow Open Market Committee Symposium, September 30 2009
- Financial crises, sound policies and sound institutions: an interview with Michael Bordo . Interview conducted by John Singleton, July 2009.
- Global shocks, Global Financial Crises: How Can Small Open economies like New Zealand Protect Themselves? An Historical Perspective. New Zealand, July 2009.
- Foreign Currency Debt. Financial Crises and Economic Growth: A Long-Run View (with Chris Meissner) March 2009
- The Great Contraction and the Current Crisis: Historical Parallels and Policy Lessons. Presented at the Shadow Open Market Committee Symposium, April 24, 2009.
- Credit Market Turmoil, Monetary Policy and Business Cycles: an historical view (with Joseph G. Haubrich) April 2009
- Crises and Capitalism: Does History Suggest Where We Are Heading? Remarks prepared for the Council on Foreign Relations Roundtable January 12, 2009
- The U.S. Dollar and its Role in the International Monetary Order. With Harold James. December 2008.
An Historical Perspective on the Crisis of 2007-2008. Bank of Chile Twelfth Annual Conference. November 2008.
- The Past and Future of IMF Reform (with Harold James). September 2008.
- Growing Up to Financial Stability. Economics. April 2008
A long Term perspective on the Euro. CEPR Vox (with Harold James) . April 2008
The Crisis of 2007; some Lessons from History. CEPR Vox. December 2007
A brief History of Central banks. Economic commentary at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland. December 2007
The Crisis of 2007 : The Same Old Story, Only the Players Have Changed. Remarks prepared for the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and International Monetary Fund conference; Globalization and Systemic Risk. Chicago, Illinois September 28, 2007
- The History of Monetary Policy. Paper prepared for the New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics. February 2007
- Deflation, Productivity Shocks and Gold: Evidence from the 1880-1914 period. (with John Landon-Lane and Angela Redish)
- Sudden Stops, Financial Crises and Original Sin in Emerging Countries: Déjà vu? . Paper prepared for the Conference: Global Imbalances and Risk Management. Has the Center become the Periphery? Madrid, Spain, May 16-17 2006
- U.S. Housing Boom-Busts in Historical Perspective Paper Prepared for the Conference on Housing Bubbles Networks Financial Institute Indiana State University Indianapolis, October 12, 2005
Introduction: Demand for Money: An Analysis of the Long-Run Behavior of the Velocity of Circulation (with Lars Jounug) Introduction to the Reprint of Demand for Money: An Analysis of the Long-Run Behavior of the Velocity of Circulation
- Does the Euro have a Future? Paper Prepared for the Cato Institute 21st Annual Monetary Conference: The Future of the Euro, Washington D.C. November 2003.
- Stock Market Crashes, Productivity Boom Busts and Recessions:Some Historical Evidence. Background paper prepared for the chapter on Asset Price Busts for World Economic Outlook, April 2003
- Monetary Standards Essay written for the Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History, October 2002
- Monetary Policy and Asset Prices: Does "Benign Neglect" Make Sense? (with Olivier Jeanne) Preliminary Draft October 2002
- A Return to the Convertibility Principle? Monetary and Fiscal Regimes in Historical Perspective: The International Evidence (with Lars Jonung) Chapter 8 in Axel Leijonhufvud, ed., Monetary Theory and Policy Experience, International Economic Association, Conference Volume No. 132, Palgrave 2001.
- Is the Crisis Problem growing More Severe? (with Barry Eichengreen, Daniela Klingbiel and Maria Soledad Martinez-Peria) Mimeograph December 2000
- Sound Money and Sound Financial Policy. Prepared for the conference “Anna Schwartz – The Policy Influence,” American Enterprise Institute. Washington D.C. April 14, 2000
- An Historical Perspective on the East Asian Crisis. Prepared for the Conference “Tigers in Distress: the Political Economy of the East Asian Crisis.” Columbia University March 5, 2000
- The Globalization of International Financial Markets: What Can History Teach Us? Prepared for the conference “International Financial Markets: The Challenge of Globalization,” March 31, 2000. Texas A and M University, College Station Texas.
- "The International Transmission of Financial Crises before World War II: Was There Contagion?" (with Antu Panini Murshid) Prepared for UNU/WIDER conference on Financial Contagion. Helsinki. November 1999.
- "Is Our Current International Economic Environmant Unusually Crisis Prone?" (with Barry Eichengreen). Prepared for the Reserve Bank of Australia Conference on Private Capital. Sydney. August 1999.
- "Canada's Monetary System in Historical Perspective: Two Faces of the Exchange Rate Regime" (with A. Redish and R. Shearer) 1999
- "A Return to the Convertibility Principle? Monetary and Fiscal Regimes in Historical Perspective. The International Evidence," (with Lars Jonung) Forthcoming in Axel Leijonhufvud, ed., "Monetary Theory as a Basis for Monetary Policy", MacMillan.
- "Historical Evidence on Business Cycles: The international experience," (with Michael Bergman and Lars Jonung) Prepared for the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston Annual Conference: "Beyond Shocks: What Causes Business Cycles?" Cape Cod, June 24-26, 1998
- Currency Crises (And Banking Crises) in Historical Perspective , Stockholm School of Economics Research Report No.10, 1998
- "The Legacy of French and English Fiscal and Monetary Institutions for Canada," (with Angela Redish) Figures are not yet available online. 1997