Found 139 article(s) for author 'Kenneth Rogoff'

Are Emerging Markets the Canary in the Financial Coal Mine?

Are Emerging Markets the Canary in the Financial Coal Mine? Kenneth Rogoff, June 6, 2018, Opinion, “Economists who assure us that advanced-economy debt is completely “safe” sound eerily like those who touted the “Great Moderation” – the supposedly permanent reduction in cyclical volatility – a generation ago. In many cases, they are the same people.Link

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Nobel Symposium “Money and Banking”

Nobel Symposium “Money and Banking”: This Time is Different: Debt and Financial Crises in Cross‐Country Historical Perspective. Kenneth Rogoff. May 26, 2018, Presentation, “Extensive earlier literature on the history of banking and external debt crises, but much of it largely narrative. (Previous analysis of domestic debt defaults virtually non‐existent).Friedman and Schwartz (1963) an important exception but devoted to one country, the United States.” Link

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Kenneth Rogoff on Growth, Inequality, Financial Crises, and the Future of Money

Kenneth Rogoff on Growth, Inequality, Financial Crises, and the Future of Money April 2018. GrowthPolicy’s Devjani Roy interviewed Kenneth Rogoff, Professor of Economics and Thomas D. Cabot Professor of Public Policy at Harvard University on Growth, Inequality, Financial Crises, and the Future of Money. | Click here for more interviews like this one. Links: Kenneth Rogoff’s […]

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Will China Really Supplant US Economic Hegemony?

Will China Really Supplant US Economic Hegemony? Kenneth Rogoff, April 2, 2018, Opinion, “As artificial intelligence reshapes the global economy, economists who once argued that China’s massive population would propel it to superpower status should rethink that assumption. In fact, as the global economy reaches higher stages of development, China’s labor advantage today could become a handicap tomorrow.Link

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Kenneth Rogoff concerned by the dark side of the technology revolution

Kenneth Rogoff concerned by the dark side of the technology revolution. Kenneth Rogoff, March 9, 2018, Video, “Harvard University economics professor and world-class chess player Kenneth Rogoff is caught on the horns of a dilemma.On the one hand, the former International Monetary Fund chief economist believes a disruptive technological revolution is underway that will boost dwindling productivity and lift economic growth.Link

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A decade from now, bitcoin is more likely to be $100 than $100,000

A decade from now, bitcoin is more likely to be $100 than $100,000. Kenneth Rogoff, March 5, 2018, Video, “The likelihood of bitcoin prices falling to $100 is greater than that of the digital currency trading at $100,000 a decade from now, Harvard University professor and economist Kenneth Rogoff said on Tuesday. “I think bitcoin will be worth a tiny fraction of what it is now if we’re headed out 10 years from now … I would see $100 as being a lot more likely than $100,000 ten years from now,” Rogoff told CNBC’s “Squawk Box.”“” Link

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