Foreign Affairs Media Call on the Nomination of Janet Yellen to Chair the Federal Reserve

Speakers:
Martin S. Feldstein George F. Baker Professor of Economics, Harvard University
Adam S. Posen President, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Presider:
Sebastian Mallaby Director, Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies, Council on Foreign Relations
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Harvard University professor and economist Martin S. Feldstein and Peterson Institute for International Economics President Adam S. Posen discuss the nomination of Federal Reserve Vice Chairwoman Janet Yellen to replace outgoing Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke.

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