Monday, February 21, 2011

Ken Rogoff wins the Deutsche Bank prize (ls)

Find the official statement here. Great choice in my opinion. Former laureates were Michael Woodford and Robert Shiller.

Do you know what is most impressive in his CV? He was awarded Grandmaster of Chess in 1978. Only a few hundred persons in the world hold this title and they are usually professional chess players. For him, it was just a by-product on his way to become Harvard professor. Unbelievable...