Eric Monnet is an economic historian, Professor at the EHESS and Paris School of Economics, and CEPR research affiliate. He has held visiting and research positions at Columbia University, Rutgers University, Ghent University, the IMF, the think tank Bruegel, and previously worked as an economist at the Bank of France. His work focuses on the history of European financial systems, central banking and on the international monetary system in the 19th and 20th century. He has published articles in leading journals in history, economic history and macroeconomics. His recent book Controlling Credit. Central banking and the planned economy in postwar France (1948-1973) was published by Cambridge University Press (2018).