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Kenneth Rogoff

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Kenneth Rogoff is professor of economics and public policy at Harvard University and author, most recently, of The Curse of Cash: How Large-Denomination Bills Aid Crime and Tax Evasion and Constrain Monetary Policy. From 2001-2003 he served as chief economist at the International Monetary Fund.

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On the same day Donald Trump was elected President of the United States, the nation of India was stunned by a shock of a different kind.

Modi praised for demonetizing India

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