We are pleased to announce the annual Zvi Griliches Distinguished Lectures at NES/CEFIR. This year Dr. Kenneth Rogoff will speak on "Oil and the Global Economy".
Dr. Rogoff is Thomas D. Cabot Professor of Public Policy and Professor of Economics at Harvard University. >From August 2001 to September 2003 he served as Economic Counsellor and Director, Research Department of the International Monetary Fund. Mr. Rogoff was previously a Professor in the Department of Economics at Harvard University and, before that, the Charles and Marie Robertson Professor of International Affairs at Princeton University. Early in his career, Mr. Rogoff served as an economist at the International Monetary Fund and also at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. He is an elected member of the American Academy of Arts and Science as well as the Econometric Society, and a former Guggenheim Fellow. Mr. Rogoff received a B.A. from Yale University summa cum laude in 1975, and a Ph.D. in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1980.
Mr. Rogoff has published extensively on policy issues in international finance, including exchange rates, international debt issues, and international monetary policy. Together with Maurice Obstfeld, he is co-author of the 1996 graduate text/treatise Foundations of International Macroeconomics.
Mr. Rogoff was awarded the life title of international grandmaster of chess by the World Chess Federation (FIDE) in 1978.
Lectures will take place on:
Wednesday, May 10, at 6 p.m., room 320
Thursday, May 11, at 5:30 p.m., room 320
Address: Nakhimovsky Prospect, 47 (Profsojuznaya Metro Station)
Central Economics and Mathematics Institute
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Zvi Griliches Distinguished Lectures, May 10-11, 2006