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

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

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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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