Janet Yellen Quotes

… significant spending decisions — expanding a business, buying a house or choosing how much to spend on consumer goods over the year — depend on expectations of income, employment and other economic conditions over the longer term, as well as longer-term interest rates.

 
Janet Yellen
Janet Yellen
  • Born: August 13, 1946
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Public Servant

Janet Louise Yellen is an American economist who served as the Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System from 2014–2018, and as Vice Chair from 2010 to 2014. Previously, she was President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco; Chair of the White House Council of Economic Advisers under President Bill Clinton; and business professor at the University of California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business.