Stephen M. Kellen Distinguished Visitor - Class of Spring 2012
Thomas D. Cabot Professor of Public Policy, Harvard University
Kenneth Rogoff is the Thomas D. Cabot Professor of Public Policy and Professor of Economics at Harvard University. Rogoff served as Chief Economist and Director of Research at the International Monetary Fund from 2001-2003. He is currently an elected member of the National Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, as well as the Council on Foreign Relations and the Group of Thirty. He is the winner of the 2011 biennial Deutsche Bank Prize awarded by the Center for Financial Economics and also serves on the Economic Advisory Panel of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. He has co-authored the standard graduate text, Foundations of International Macroeconomics and his monthly syndicated column on global economic issues is published in over 50 countries. Rogoff’s current research focuses on central bank independence and inflation targeting as an institutional device for enhancing the credibility of monetary policy. His most recent book, co-authored with Carmen Reinhart, is This Time is Different: Eight Centuries of Financial Folly (Princeton University Press, 2009).