Congratulations Professor Kenneth Rogoff, coauthor of the latest PUP book, This Time is Different: Eight Centuries of Financial Folly (2009) for the Deutsche Bank Prize in Financial Economics 2011, presented by the Center of Financial Studies (CFS). Kenneth S. Rogoff is the Thomas D. Cabot Professor of Public Policy and professor of economics at Harvard University. He is also the coauthor of Foundations of International Macroeconomics, and a frequent commentator for NPR, the Wall Street Journal, and the Financial Times.
According to the Deutsche Bank website, “[t]he jury has chosen Professor Kenneth Rogoff for his pioneering contributions in the field of international finance and macroeconomics, including research on exchange rates and central bank credibility. His work on sovereign default and debt restructuring, global imbalances, and the history of financial crises is highly relevant for understanding and addressing today‘s global challenges.” This academic prize, sponsored by the Deutsche Bank Donation Fund, awards €50,000 biannually by the CFS in partnership with Goethe University Frankfurt. This prize in Financial Economics, honors “internationally renowned economic researchers whose work has a marked influence on research concerning questions of financial economics and macroeconomics, and has led to fundamental advances in economic theory and practice.” Dr. Josef Ackermann will present the prize as part of an academic symposium in Frankfurt on September 22, 2011.
“Kenneth Rogoff’s work on sovereign default and debt restructuring, global imbalances, and the history of financial crises is highly relevant for understanding and addressing today‘s global challenges. Professor Rogoff has not only contributed pioneering work of the greatest academic importance, he has also made his findings accessible to a broad public,” said Jury Chairman and CFS Director Uwe Walz.
Again, many congratulations to Professor Rogoff!
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