Janet Louise Yellen (born August 20, 1946) is an American economist and professor. She is Jewish, and was born in Brooklyn, New York City. Earlier, she was the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve System in the Clinton administration.
She is a Democrat.
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- "Obama to nominate Jewish economist Janet Yellen as new Fed chief". World Jewish Congress. October 9, 2013. http://www.worldjewishcongress.org/en/news/14019/obama_to_nominate_jewish_economist_janet_yellen_as_new_fed_chief. Retrieved January 8, 2014.
- "Janet Yellen's Faith Slips Under the Radar As Gender Takes Over -New Fed Chief Is First Women to Hold the Position". The Jewish Daily Forward. October 15, 2013