Stanley Fischer

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Stanley Fischer
20th Vice Chair of the Federal Reserve
In office
June 16, 2014 – October 13, 2017
PresidentBarack Obama
Donald Trump
Preceded byJanet Yellen
Succeeded byRichard Clarida
Member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve
In office
May 21, 2014 – October 13, 2017
PresidentBarack Obama
Donald Trump
Preceded byBen Bernanke
Succeeded byMichelle Bowman
8th Governor of the Bank of Israel
In office
May 1, 2005 – June 30, 2013
Prime MinisterAriel Sharon
Ehud Olmert
Benjamin Netanyahu
Preceded byDavid Klein
Succeeded byKarnit Flug
6th First Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund
In office
September 1, 1994 – August 31, 2001
Managing DirectorMichel Camdessus
Horst Köhler
Preceded byRichard Erb
Succeeded byAnne Osborn Krueger
3rd Chief Economist of the World Bank
In office
January 1988 – August 1990
PresidentBarber Conable
Preceded byAnne Osborn Krueger
Succeeded byLawrence Summers
Personal details
Born (1943-10-15) October 15, 1943 (age 80)
Mazabuka, Northern Rhodesia (now Zambia)
Spouse(s)Rhoda Fischer
EducationLondon School of Economics (BS, MS)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (PhD)
Academic career
School or
New Keynesian economics
Franklin M. Fisher[1]
Zvi Bodie[2]
Isher Judge Ahluwalia[3]
Frederic Mishkin[4]
Steven M. Sheffrin[5]
Olivier Blanchard[6]
Ben Bernanke[7]
David Hsieh[8]
Kenneth D. West[9]
Greg Mankiw[10]
Jeffrey Miron[11]
Mark Bils[12]
David Romer[13]
Ricardo J. Caballero[14]
Michael Kuehlwein[15]
D. Nathan Sheets[16]
Ilan Goldfajn[17]

Stanley Fischer (Hebrew: סטנלי פישר; born October 15, 1943) is an Israeli-American economist. He was the 20th Vice Chair of the Federal Reserve from 2014 to 2017. Fisher was the 8th governor of the Bank of Israel from 2005 to 2013. He is a citizen of both Israel and the United States.[18]

He was First Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund and Chief Economist of the World Bank.[19]

On January 10, 2014, President Barack Obama nominated Fischer to be Vice-Chairman of the US Federal Reserve Board of Governors.

On September 6, 2017, Stanley Fischer announced that he was resigning as Vice-Chairman for personal reasons on October 13, 2017.[20]

References[change | change source]

  1. Fisher, Stanley (1969). Essays on assets and contingent commodities (Ph.D.). MIT. hdl:1721.1/13873. Retrieved 25 May 2017.
  2. Bodie, Zvi (1975). Hedging against inflation (Ph.D.). MIT. Retrieved 23 May 2017.
  3. Ahluwalia, Isher Judge (1976). A macro-econometric model of the Indian economy analyzing inflation during 1951-1973 (Ph.D.). MIT. Retrieved 30 May 2017.
  4. Mishkin, Frederic Stanley (1976). Illiquidity, the demand for consumer durables, and monetary policy (Ph.D.). MIT. Retrieved 24 May 2017.
  5. Sheffrin, Steven M. (1976). Rational expectations and employment fluctuations (Ph.D.). MIT. Retrieved 31 May 2017.
  6. Blanchard, Olivier (1977). Two essays on economic fluctuations (Ph.D.). MIT. Retrieved 1 February 2017.
  7. Bernanke, Ben (1979). Long-term commitments, dynamic optimization, and the business cycle (PDF) (PhD). Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Retrieved 23 October 2016.
  8. Hsieh, David Arthur (1981). Expectations and efficiencies in international markets (Ph.D.). MIT. Retrieved 27 May 2017.
  9. West, Kenneth D. (1983). Inventory models and backlog costs : an empirical investigation (PDF) (Ph.D.). MIT. Retrieved 16 March 2017.
  10. "A Profile of Stanley Fischer". GREG MANKIW'S BLOG. September 19, 2016.
  11. Miron, Jeffrey Alan (1984). The economics of seasonal time series (Ph.D.). MIT. Retrieved 27 May 2017.
  12. Bils, Mark (1985). Essays on the cyclical behavior of cost and price (Ph.D.). MIT. Retrieved 27 May 2017.
  13. Romer, David (1985). General equilibrium analysis of government financial policies (Ph.D.). MIT. Retrieved 24 May 2017.
  14. Caballero, Ricardo J. (1988). The Stochastic Behavior of Consumption and Savings (PDF) (Ph.D.). MIT. Retrieved 17 October 2016.
  15. "Michael Kuehlwein". The Mathematics Genealogy Project. Retrieved 27 August 2021.
  16. Sheets, D. Nathan (1993). Essays in intersectoral economics: exchange rates, public capital and productivity (Ph.D.). MIT. hdl:1721.1/12708. Retrieved 27 May 2017.
  17. Goldfajn, Ilan (1995). On public debt and exchange rates (Ph.D.). MIT. hdl:1721.1/11082. Retrieved 25 May 2017.
  18. Stanley Fischer firms as top choice to become US Fed vice, The Sydney Morning Herald, via Bloomberg News, December 12, 2013.
  19. Ewing, Jack (12 June 2011). "Bank of Israel Chief Enters Race to Lead I.M.F". The New York Times.
  20. "Stanley Fischer submits resignation as a member of the Board of Governors, effective on or around October 13, 2017". Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. Retrieved 2017-09-06.