Janet Yellen

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Janet Yellen
Janet Yellen official Federal Reserve portrait.jpg
Chair of the Federal Reserve
In office
Februar 3, 2014 – Februar 3, 2018
Preses Barack Obama
Donald Trump
Depute Stanley Fischer
Precedit bi Ben Bernanke
Succeedit bi Jerome Powell
Vice Chair o the Federal Reserve System
In office
October 4, 2010 – Februar 3, 2014
Preses Barack Obama
Precedit bi Donald Kohn
Succeedit bi Stanley Fischer
Preses o the Federal Reserve Bank o San Francisco
In office
Juin 14, 2004 – October 4, 2010
Precedit bi Robert Parry
Succeedit bi John Williams
Chair o the Cooncil o Economic Advisers
In office
Februar 18, 1997 – August 3, 1999
Preses Bill Clinton
Precedit bi Joseph Stiglitz
Succeedit bi Martin Baily
Personal details
Born Janet Louise Yellen
(1946-08-13) 13 August 1946 (age 73)
New York Ceety, New York, U.S.
Poleetical pairty Democratic
Spoose(s) George Akerlof
Eddication Brown Varsity (BA)
Yale Varsity (MA, PhD)

Janet Louise Yellen (born August 13, 1946) is an American economist. She wis the Chair o the Buird o Govrenors o the Federal Reserve Seestem frae 2014 tae 2018, previously servin as Vice Chair frae 2010 tae 2014. Previously, she wis Preses an Chief Executive Officer o the Federal Reserve Bank o San Francisco; Chair o the White Hoose Cooncil o Economic Advisers unner Preses Bill Clinton; an business professor at the Varsity o Californie, Berkeley, Haas School of Business.

Yellen wis nominatit bi Preses Obama tae succeed Ben Bernanke as Chair o the Unitit States Federal Reserve.[1] On Januar 6, 2014, the U.S. Senate confirmed Yellen's nomination, makkin her the first woman in this role.[2] She wis sworn in on Februar 3, 2014, makkin her the first woman tae hauld the poseetion.[3] In 2017, Preses Donald Trump chose nae tae nominate Yellen for a seicont term, nominatin Jerome Powell instead.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Mui, Yian (February 2, 2014). "New Fed Chief Janet Yellen lets a long career of breaking barriers speak for itself". Washington Post. 
  2. Lowrey, Annie (January 6, 2014). "Senate Confirms Yellen as Fed Chairwoman". New York Times. Retrieved January 6, 2014. 
  3. Yellen Takes Over Federal Reserve As Bernanke Departs