Benn Steil

Senior Fellow and Director of International Economics

Council on Foreign Relations

BENN STEIL is senior fellow and director of international economics at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York. He is also the founding editor of International Finance, a scholarly economics journal; lead writer of the Council’s Geo-Graphics economics blog; and creator of seven web-based interactives tracking Global Monetary Policy, Global Imbalances, Global Growth, Global Trade, Sovereign Risk, China’s Belt and Road, and Central Bank Currency Swaps. He is the author, most recently, of The Marshall Plan: Dawn of the Cold War, the New-York Historical Society’s 2019 book of the year, and The Battle of Bretton Woods: John Maynard Keynes, Harry Dexter White, and the Making of a New World Order. Forthcoming is a political biography entitled The World That Wasn’t: Henry Wallace and the Trials of American Globalism.