Jamie Martin is a PhD candidate in the Department of History at Harvard University. His dissertation looks at the origins of the earliest plans to govern the world economy in twentieth-century Europe and the United States. His research follows the rise of a transnational network of economic experts during the interwar period, many of whom were affiliated with international organizations such as the League of Nations and the International Labour Organization, and all of whom were dedicated to the idea that the world economy was a rational system that could be studied and, once understood, managed. It examines how their rise to influence transformed the imagination of world order and the practices of internationalist politics. He has written on themes in international history and political economy for publications such as The London Review of Books, n+1, and Dissent, and his academic articles have appeared in journals such as Modern Intellectual History (forthcoming) and The Journal of European Studies. firstname.lastname@example.org
"The Economics of the War with Germany" (co-authored with Adam Tooze). In Adam Tooze and Michael Geyer (eds), The Cambridge History of the Second World War, Vol. 3 (Cambridge University Press, 2015)
Review of Stewart Lansley and Joanna Mack, "Breadline Britain: The Rise of Mass Poverty," and Danny Dorling, "Inequality and the 1 per cent." The London Review of Books. April 15, 2015
Review of Daniel Immerwahr, "Thinking Small: The United States and the Lure of Community Development" and William Easterly, "The Tyranny of Experts: Economists, Dictators, and the Forgotten Rights of the Poor." The Nation April 8. 2015
Review essay, "Quiet Riot" n+1, Issue 20, Fall 2014.
Review of Richard Roberts, "Saving the City: The Great Financial Crisis of 1914," The London Review of Books, May 22, 2014
Review of Benn Steil, "The Battle of Bretton Woods: John Maynard Keynes, Harry Dexter White and the Making of a New World Order," The London Review of Books, November 21, 2013.
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