Maylis Avaro holds a Ph.D. in Economics and History from the Graduate Institute in Geneva. She is a Swiss National Foundation postdoctoral fellow, affiliated with the Department of Economics at Rutgers University. Previously, she held visiting positions at the Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management and the faculty of History of Oxford University. Her research interests are 19th and 20th century financial history, monetary economics and banking. Her current projects focus on measuring the rise and fall of international reserve currencies under the Bretton Woods era, and analyzing risk management at the discount window of the French central bank in the late 19th century. Her updated CV can be found on her website.