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|13th Chair of the Federal Reserve|
August 11, 1987 – January 31, 2006
George H. W. Bush
George W. Bush
|Deputy||Manuel H. Johnson|
David W. Mullins, Jr.
Roger W. Ferguson, Jr.
|Preceded by||Paul Volcker|
|Succeeded by||Ben Bernanke|
|10th Chairman of the |
Council of Economic Advisors
|Preceded by||Herbert Stein|
|Succeeded by||Charles Schultze|
|Born||March 6, 1926|
New York City, New York, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Joan Mitchell |
|Residence||New York City, New York|
|Alma mater||New York University |
(B.S., M.A., PhD)
Alan Greenspan (born March 6, 1926) is an American economist.
He was the Chairman of the Federal Reserve of the United States from 1987 to 2006. He currently works as a private adviser and provides consulting for firms through his company, Greenspan Associates LLC. He was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in November 2005.
Greenspan was first appointed Federal Reserve chairman by President Ronald Reagan in August 1987. He was reappointed at successive four-year intervals until retiring on January 31, 2006 after the second-longest tenure in the position.
- New York Times: "Alan Greenspan, Andrea Mitchell" April 6, 1997
- Alan Greenspan on IMDb
- Alan Greenspan's political donations at NewsMeat.com
- Statements and Speeches of Alan Greenspan
- 1996 speech by Greenspan about the challenges of central banking
- 2003 speech by Greenspan about "Market Economies and Rule of Law"
- Greenspan Warns on Protectionism, BBC News, August 26, 2005
- Alan Greenspan vs. Naomi Klein on the Iraq War, Bush’s Tax Cuts, Economic Populism, Crony Capitalism and More, Democracy Now, Sep 24, 2007