Kenneth S Rogoff teaches in the Economics Department of Harvard University where he is Thomas D Cabot Professor of Public Policy.During 2001-2003 Rogoff was chief economist at the Internatonal Monetary Fund. [18], In The Curse of Cash, published in 2016, he urged that the United States phase out the 100-dollar bill, then the 50-dollar bill, then the 20-dollar bill, leaving only smaller denominations in circulation. After Stiglitz criticized the IMF in his book, Globalization and Its Discontents, Rogoff replied in an open letter. View Kenneth Rogoff’s profile on LinkedIn, the world's largest professional community. Biography. Harvard Assistant for research, teaching and related activities:Michael O'NeilLittauer Center M-10michael_oneil@fas.harvard.eduTel: 617.496.2606Fax: 617.495.7730. At sixteen Rogoff dropped out of high school to concentrate on chess. He was the former Chief Economist at the International Monetary Fund, and co-authored various books. It turns out this time really is different. His articles are brought to readers in co-operation with Project Syndicate From 2001-2003, Rogoff served as Chief Economist at the International Monetary Fund. The property is valued at about $2.5 million. Two top American economists – Carmen Reinhart and Kenneth Rogoff – show that the more indebted a country is, with a government debt/GDP ratio of 0.9, and external debt/GDP of 0.6 being critical thresholds, the more GDP growth drops materially. He is co-author of This Time is Different: Eight Centuries of Financial Folly and author of The Curse of Cash. [11][12] An analysis by Thomas Herndon, Michael Ash and Robert Pollin argued that "coding errors, selective exclusion of available data, and unconventional weighting of summary statistics led to serious errors that inaccurately represent the relationship between public debt and GDP growth among 20 advanced economies in the post-war period. Kenneth Rogoff is Thomas D. Cabot Professor at Harvard University, and former Chief Economist at the International Monetary Fund. Kenneth S. Rogoff, the Thomas D. Cabot Professor of Public Policy at Harvard University and former chief economist of the International Monetary Fund, is the coauthor of the New York Times bestseller This Time Is Different: Eight Centuries of Financial Folly (Princeton). [15][16] They disavowed their claim that a 90% government debt-to-GDP ratio is a specific tipping point for growth outcomes. Even the serious recession of 1982, which Blinder states "was called the Great Recession in its day," fits comfortably within this category of a normal recession which will respond to the standard tools. Kenneth Saul Rogoff (born March 22, 1953) is an American economist and chess Grandmaster. Kenneth Rogoff is Thomas D. Cabot Professor of Public Policy and Professor of Economics at Harvard University. Specifically, Reinhart and Rogoff write: Please email krogoff@harvard.edu. In the United States, economist Paul Krugman argued that even the combination of the Oct. 2008 bailout plus the Feb. 2009 bailout was not big enough, although Blinder states that they were large compared to previous bailouts. Office HoursBy appointment. 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He was 3rd in the World Junior Championship of 1971 and finished 2nd in the US Championship of 1975, which doubled as a Zonal competition, a half point behind Walter Browne; this result qualified him for the 1976 Interzonal at Biel where he finished 13–15th. Kenneth Rogoff, Thomas D. Cabot Professor of Public Policy and Professor of Economics, and co-author of a noteworthy history of economic disasters, … His book "This Time … "[13][14] Their calculations demonstrated that some high debt countries grew at 2.2 percent, rather than the −0.1 percent figure initially cited by Reinhart and Rogoff. And because of this debt, the normal tools of tax cuts and increased infrastructure spending were somewhat less available and/or politically difficult to achieve. He is co-author of This Time is Different: Eight Centuries of Financial Folly and author of The Curse of Cash. Kenneth Rogoff, Professor of Economics and Public Policy at Harvard University and recipient of the 2011 Deutsche Bank Prize in Financial Economics, was the chief economist of the International Monetary Fund from 2001 to 2003.