Alan Greenspan ( / ˈ æ l ɨ n ˈ ɡ r iː n s p æ n / ; born March 6, 1926) is an American economist who served as 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. Alan Greenspan
Ben Bernanke Ben Shalom Bernanke [ 1 ] ( / b ər ˈ n æ ŋ k i / , bər- NANG -kee ; [ 2 ] born December 13, 1953) is an American economist and currently chairman of the Federal Reserve , the central bank of the United States. During his tenure as chairman, Bernanke has overseen the Federal Reserve's response to the late-2000s financial crisis . Before becoming Federal Reserve chairman, 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.
Fed Chairman Bernanke On The Economy
Joseph Eugene Stiglitz , ForMemRS , FBA (born February 9, 1943) is an American economist and a professor at Columbia University . He is a recipient of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences (2001) and the John Bates Clark Medal (1979). He is a former senior vice president and chief economist of the World Bank , and is a former member, and Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers . [ 1 ] [ 2 ] He is known for his critical view of the management of globalization , free-market economists (whom he calls " free market fundamentalists "), and some international institutions like the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank .
Joseph Stiglitz: New Ideas for a New World
Joe Stiglitz - the moral failing of capitalism
Milton Friedman (July 31, 1912 – November 16, 2006) was an American economist , statistician , and author who taught at the University of Chicago for more than three decades. He was a recipient of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences , and is known for his research on consumption analysis, monetary history and theory, and the complexity of stabilization policy . [ 1 ] As a leader of the Chicago school of economics , he influenced the research agenda of the economics profession. A survey of economists ranked Friedman as the second most popular economist of the twentieth century behind John Maynard Keynes , [ 2 ] and The Economist described him as "the most influential economist of the second half of the 20th century…possibly of all of it." [ 3 ]
Milton Friedman on his Ideal Society