Economic Lecture Series - Dr. Kenneth S. Rogoff
- Haas Center, Mitrani Hall
The Economics Lecture Series will host Dr. Kenneth S. Rogoff, Harvard University. Topic: Inflation & The Future of Currency. Haas Center, Mitrani Hall. Open to the public
Kenneth Rogoff is Thomas D. Cabot Professor at Harvard University. From 2001–2003, Rogoff served as Chief Economist at the IMF.
His widely-cited 2009 book with Carmen Reinhart, This Time Is Different: Eight Centuries of Financial Folly, shows the remarkable quantitative similarities across time and countries in the roots and aftermath of debt and financial crises.
Rogoff is also known for his seminal work on central bank independence and exchange rate targeting. Together with Maurice Obstfeld, he is co-author of Foundations of International Macroeconomics. His 2016 book The Curse of Cash looks at the past, present, and future of currency from standardized coinage to crypto-currencies and central bank digital currencies. His monthly syndicated column on global economic issues is published in over 50 countries.
Rogoff is an elected member of the National Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He is an international grandmaster of chess.
Contact Dr. Mehdi Haririan at 570-389-4682 for more information. Sponsored by Academic Affairs and Zeigler College of Business.