Thursday, July 23, 2015

Kenneth Rogoff Joins CFR as Senior Fellow for Economics

Kenneth Rogoff, a Harvard University professor and former chief economist at the International Monetary Fund , has joined to the Council on Foreign Relations,as a senior fellow for economics in the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies. He will continue to be the Thomas D. Cabot Professor of Public Policy and Professor of Economics at Harvard University.

Rogoff became a CFR member in 2004, and is an elected member of the National Academy of Sciences, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the Group of Thirty. He serves on the Economic Advisory Panel of the New York Federal Reserve.

Rogoff holds a BA and MA in economics from Yale University and a PhD in economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is an international grandmaster of chess.

The grandmaster is a big fan of money printing. Mises Institute scholars have had some fun with him, see Peter Klein and Hunter Lewis.


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