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Janet Yellen
Janet Yellen official Federal Reserve portrait.jpg
78th United States Secretary of the Treasury
Nominee
Assuming office
TBD
PresidentJoe Biden (elect)
SucceedingSteven Mnuchin
15th Chair of the Federal Reserve
In office
February 3, 2014 – February 3, 2018
PresidentBarack Obama
Donald Trump
DeputyStanley Fischer
Preceded byBen Bernanke
Succeeded byJerome Powell
Vice Chair of the Federal Reserve
In office
October 4, 2010 – February 3, 2014
PresidentBarack Obama
Preceded byDonald Kohn
Succeeded byStanley Fischer
Member of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors
In office
October 4, 2010 – February 3, 2018
PresidentBarack Obama
Donald Trump
Preceded byMark W. Olson
Succeeded byVacant
In office
August 12, 1994 – February 17, 1997
PresidentBill Clinton
Preceded byWayne Angell
Succeeded byEdward Gramlich
President of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
In office
June 14, 2004 – October 4, 2010
Preceded byRobert Parry
Succeeded byJohn Williams
18th Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers
In office
February 18, 1997 – August 3, 1999
PresidentBill Clinton
Preceded byJoseph Stiglitz
Succeeded byMartin Baily
Personal details
Born
Janet Louise Yellen

(1946-08-13) August 13, 1946 (age 74)
Brooklyn, New York City, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)George Akerlof
Children1
EducationBrown University (AB)
Yale University (MA, PhD)
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Janet Louise Yellen (born August 20, 1946) is an American economist and professor. She is a Democrat.

Career

In November 2020, President-elect Joe Biden nominated Yellen to be the next United States Secretary of the Treasury.[1] If confirmed by the United States Senate, she will be the first woman to be Treasury secretary.[1]

In October 2013, President Barack Obama nominated Yellen to be first female Chair of the Federal Reserve. She replaced Ben Bernanke. She chaired the Federal Reserve from February 3, 2014 until February 5, 2018. In November 2017, President Donald Trump nominated Federal Reserve Board of Governors member Jerome Powell to replace Yellen.[2]

Earlier, she was the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve System in the Clinton administration.

Personal

She was born in Brooklyn, New York City. She is married to Nobel Prize winning economist George A. Akerlof.[3]

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