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
PresesBarack Obama
Donald Trump
DeputeStanley Fischer
Precedit biBen Bernanke
Succeedit biJerome Powell
Vice Chair o the Federal Reserve System
In office
October 4, 2010 – Februar 3, 2014
PresesBarack Obama
Precedit biDonald Kohn
Succeedit biStanley Fischer
Preses o the Federal Reserve Bank o San Francisco
In office
Juin 14, 2004 – October 4, 2010
Precedit biRobert Parry
Succeedit biJohn Williams
Chair o the Cooncil o Economic Advisers
In office
Februar 18, 1997 – August 3, 1999
PresesBill Clinton
Precedit biJoseph Stiglitz
Succeedit biMartin Baily
Personal details
BornJanet Louise Yellen
(1946-08-13) 13 August 1946 (age 74)
New York Ceety, New York, U.S.
Poleetical pairtyDemocratic
Spoose(s)George Akerlof
EddicationBrown 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 (2 Februar 2014). "New Fed Chief Janet Yellen lets a long career of breaking barriers speak for itself". Washington Post.
  2. Lowrey, Annie (6 Januar 2014). "Senate Confirms Yellen as Fed Chairwoman". New York Times. Retrieved 6 Januar 2014.
  3. Yellen Takes Over Federal Reserve As Bernanke Departs