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|13th Chair of the Federal Reserve|
August 11, 1987 – January 31, 2006
George H. W. Bush
George W. Bush
|Deputy||Manuel H. Johnson
David W. Mullins, Jr.
Roger W. Ferguson, Jr.
|Preceded by||Paul Volcker|
|Succeeded by||Ben Bernanke|
|10th Chairman of the
Council of Economic Advisors
|Preceded by||Herbert Stein|
|Succeeded by||Charles Schultze|
|Born||March 6, 1926
New York City, New York, U.S.
|Residence||New York City, New York
|Alma mater||New York University
(B.S., M.A., PhD)
Alan Greenspan (born March 6, 1926) is an American economist.
He was the Chairman of the Federal Reserve of the United States from 1987 to 2006. He currently works as a private adviser and provides consulting for firms through his company, Greenspan Associates LLC. He was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in November 2005.
Greenspan was first appointed Federal Reserve chairman by President Ronald Reagan in August 1987. He was reappointed at successive four-year intervals until retiring on January 31, 2006 after the second-longest tenure in the position.
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