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#580 Overall Influence

Ben Bernanke

American economist

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Ben Shalom Bernanke is an American economist at the Brookings Institution who served two terms as the 14th Chair of the Federal Reserve, from 2006 to 2014. During his tenure as chair, Bernanke oversaw the Federal Reserve's response to the late-2000s financial crisis, for which he was named the 2009 Time Person of the Year. Before becoming Federal Reserve chair, Bernanke was a tenured professor at Princeton University and chaired the department of economics there from 1996 to September 2002, when he went on public service leave.

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Harvard University

Private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

New York University

Private research university in New York City

Princeton University

Private Ivy League research university in Princeton, New Jersey, United States

Stanford University

Private research university located in Stanford, California, United States

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#41 World Rank
Economics