Rogoff was previously chief economist at the International Monetary Fund and now teaches at Harvard. He is a Republican.
Democrats criticized his 1985 paper recommending that the Fed keep inflation low and not try to influence employment.
They also didn’t like it when he told Harvard Magazine, after the Crash of 2008: “We borrowed too much, we screwed up, so we’re going to fix it by borrowing more.”
They really didn’t like it when he published This Time Is Different,