• Kenneth Rogoff


Celebrity Central Bankers. Kenneth Rogoff, November 3, 2014, Opinion. "Why do the comments of major economies’ central bankers command outsize attention nowadays? It is not as if they change interest rates all of the time. Nor have they developed new, more robust models for analyzing the economy. On the contrary, major central banks’ growth and inflation forecasts in the years since the financial crisis have consistently overestimated both growth and inflation – and by wide margins. There are many good reasons for the attention lavished on monetary policymakers, including the rise of central-bank independence..." Link