International Grandmaster of Chess Dr. Kenneth Rogoff served as Economic Counselor and Director of the Research Department of the International Monetary Fund from 2001 to 2003.
Dr. Rogoff was previously the Charles and Marie Robertson Professor of International Affairs at Princeton University, an economist at the International Monetary Fund and member of the board of governors of the Federal Reserve System. Currently he is the Thomas D. Cabot Professor of Public Policy and Professor of Economics at Harvard University.
Dr. Rogoff has published extensively on Exchange Rates, International Debt and Monetary Policy, and is co-author of the 1996 graduate text/treatise "Foundations of International Macroeconomics". He is also a former Guggenheim fellow, a member of the American Academy of Arts and Science, and a member of the Econometric Society.
Rogoff graduated summa cum laude from Yale and received a Ph.D in Economics from MIT. Recognized as a chess prodigy at an early age, he represented the U.S in the World Chess Championship, and was awarded the life-long title of International Grandmaster of Chess by the World Chess Federation in 1978.