Biography of the Author Kenneth Rogoff

Kenneth Rogoff

Contributor to CNA, Asia's leading English-language news platform.

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  1. The world's largest currency hoard rose to $3.01 trillion, data from the People's Bank of

    Commentary: If China changes its exchange-rate regime, the US dollar is in trouble

    The Chinese authorities will probably someday stop pegging the yuan to a basket of currencies and allow the exchange rate to fluctuate much more ...
  2. A cashier serves a customer behind a plastic protection shield at a supermarket in Coueron near Nan

    Commentary: Is higher inflation just around the corner?

    Longer-term inflation risks are skewed much more to the upside than markets or policymakers seem to realise, says Kenneth Rogoff.
  3. FILE PHOTO: A Chinese restaurant and barber shop in Harlem are closed,

    Commentary: A rising tide of recovery is inevitable, but will not lift all boats

    With the coronavirus far from tamed, populism rife, global debt at record levels, and policy normalisation likely to be uneven, the situation ...
  4. China's rebound from the Covid-19 pandemic has been driven by energy intensive industries such

    Commentary: Is there a fairer way to help emerging markets decarbonise?

    An enhanced carbon tax regime could be one source of sustainable funding, but the problem is too urgent to wait for this to fall into place, says ...
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    Commentary: Where is the fun of playing chess against a robot?

    Computers and computer databases have made chess a truly universal sport without dialing back a love for the game, says Kenneth Rogoff.
  6. The Queen's Gambit Beth Harmon

    Commentary: Netflix hit The Queen’s Gambit and the love for a painfully slow game

    The story is set in a time with no cell phones, social media or computer chess programmes. Life was slower then, as it now seems to be during the ...
  7. A China Railway High-speed bullet train runs towards Beijing South Railway Station

    Commentary: After a deep recession, advanced economies must start reinvesting in infrastructure

    The recent burst in infrastructure enthusiasm risks becoming a missed opportunity, says Kenneth Rogoff.
  8. FILE PHOTO: An employee of a bank counts US dollar notes at a branch in Hanoi

    Commentary: US dollar could face turning point soon

    Exchange rates have been relatively stable compared to expectations but inconsistencies may lead the US dollar into uncertain territory soon, says ...
  9. People walk on Wall St. in front of the NYSE in New York

    Commentary: Stock market valuations soar while everyone else suffers

    The crisis has disproportionately affected small businesses and low-income workers who are essential for the real economy – but not so much equity ...
  10. FILE PHOTO: The outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Nantes

    Commentary: World’s struggle with coronavirus will affect growth and employment for a long time

    The insecurity fueled by COVID-19 will weigh on the global economy long after the worst is in the past, says an economist.