American economist, 14th Chairman of the Federal Reserve
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About Ben Bernanke
Bernanke is a renowned American economist who is noted to have served at the Central Bank of the United States as a Chair of the Federal Reserve starting from 2006 till 2014.
He is also notorious for being responsible for the "late-2000s financial crisis" which once rocked the USA.
Ben Bernanke was once a professor at Princeton University. He is a B.A in Economics graduate from Harvard University.
He hails from a learned family as his father, Philip Bernanke, was a pharmacist and also a part-time theater manager.
His mother was Edna Bernanke – a school teacher. He is noted to have two siblings, Seth, who is a lawyer, and Sharon, who is a college administrator.
Bernanke got married to Anna in 1978 and together, they have two children named, Joel and Alyssa.
He was named the "Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences" in 2001.
He was honored "Order of the Palmetto" in 2006.
Bernanke was once honored with the "Distinguished Leadership Award” at Columbia Business School.
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Famous quotes by Ben Bernanke
In the future, my communications with the public and with the markets will be entirely through regular and formal channels.Ben Bernanke
It's the price of success: people start to think you're omnipotent.Ben Bernanke
Ben Bernanke's Popularity
Ben Bernanke is a famous American economist, 14th Chairman of the Federal Reserve, who was born on December 13, 1953. As a person born on this date, Ben Bernanke is listed in our database as the 68th most popular celebrity for the day (December 13) and the 234th most popular for the year (1953).
People born on December 13 fall under the Zodiac sign of Sagittarius, the Archer. Ben Bernanke is the 2125th most popular Sagittarius.
Aside from information specific to Ben Bernanke's birthday, Ben Bernanke is the 11201st most famous American.
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