|15th Chair of the Federal Reserve|
February 3, 2014 – February 3, 2018
|Preceded by||Ben Bernanke|
|Succeeded by||Jerome Powell|
|Vice Chair of the Federal Reserve|
October 4, 2010 – February 3, 2014
|Preceded by||Donald Kohn|
|Succeeded by||Stanley Fischer|
|Member of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors|
October 4, 2010 – February 3, 2018
|Preceded by||Mark W. Olson|
August 12, 1994 – February 17, 1997
|Preceded by||Wayne Angell|
|Succeeded by||Edward Gramlich|
|President of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco|
June 14, 2004 – October 4, 2010
|Preceded by||Robert Parry|
|Succeeded by||John Williams|
|18th Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers|
February 18, 1997 – August 3, 1999
|Preceded by||Joseph Stiglitz|
|Succeeded by||Martin Baily|
Janet Louise Yellen
August 13, 1946
New York City, New York, U.S.
|Education||Brown University (AB)|
Yale University (MA, PhD)
Janet Louise Yellen (born August 13, 1946) is an American economist at the Brookings Institution who served as the Chair of the Federal Reserve from 2014 to 2018, and as Vice Chair from 2010 to 2014. Previously, she was President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco; Chair of the White House Council of Economic Advisers under President Bill Clinton; and business professor at the University of California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business.
Yellen was nominated by then-president Barack Obama to succeed Ben Bernanke as Chair of the United States Federal Reserve. On January 6, 2014, the U.S. Senate confirmed Yellen's nomination. She was sworn in on February 3, 2014, making her the first woman to hold the position. She served on the Board until February 3, 2018. In addition to her continued contributions to the field of economics, Yellen is also noted for breaking down many gender barriers as a woman in the field.
Early life and education
Yellen was born to a Polish Jewish family in New York City's Brooklyn borough, as the daughter of Anna Ruth (née Blumenthal; 1907–1986), an elementary school teacher, and Julius Yellen (1906–1975), a family physician, who worked from the ground floor of their home. Her mother quit her job to take care of Janet and her older brother, John. She graduated from Fort Hamilton High School in the Bay Ridge section of Brooklyn as a valedictorian. She graduated summa cum laude from Pembroke College in Brown University with a degree in economics in 1967. At Brown, Yellen had switched her planned major from philosophy to economics and was particularly influenced by professors George Borts and Herschel Grossman. She received her Ph.D. in economics from Yale University in 1971. Her dissertation was titled "Employment, Output and Capital Accumulation in an Open Economy: A Disequilibrium Approach" under the supervision of Nobel laureates James Tobin and Joseph Stiglitz, who later called Yellen one of his brightest and most memorable students. Two dozen economists earned their Ph.D from Yale in 1971, but Yellen was the only woman in that doctoral class.
Yellen was an assistant professor at Harvard in 1971–76, an economist with the Federal Reserve Board of Governors in 1977–78, and a lecturer at The London School of Economics and Political Science in 1978–80. Beginning in 1980, Yellen conducted research at the Haas School and taught macroeconomics to full-time and part-time MBA and undergraduate students. She is now a Professor Emerita at the University of California, Berkeley's Haas School of Business, where she was named Eugene E. and Catherine M. Trefethen Professor of Business and Professor of Economics. Twice she has been awarded the Haas School's outstanding teaching award.
Yellen served as Chair of President Bill Clinton's Council of Economic Advisers from February 18, 1997, to August 3, 1999, and was appointed as a member of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors from August 12, 1994, to February 17, 1997. She chaired the Economic Policy Committee of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development from 1997–1999. During her time with the Council of Economic Advisors, Yellen oversaw a landmark study focused on the gender pay divide in June 1998. Within this study, the Council analyzed data from 1969 to 1996 to determine the cause for women to earn substantially less than men. By observing trends attributable to issues like occupation/industry as well as familial status, it was determined that while the Equal Pay Act of 1963 was a step forward, there was no explanation as to why there was a 75 percent difference between average pay for women and men. It was concluded that this gap had no correlation with differences in productivity and, as such, was the repercussions of discrimination within the workforce. Yellen serves as president of the Western Economic Association International and is a former vice president of the American Economic Association. She was a fellow of the Yale Corporation.
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
From June 14, 2004, until 2010, Yellen was the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. She was a voting member of the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) in 2009. Following her appointment to the Federal Reserve in 2004, she spoke publicly and in meetings of the Fed's monetary policy committee, about her concern about the potential consequences of the boom in housing prices. However, Yellen did not lead the San Francisco Fed to "move to check [the] increasingly indiscriminate lending" of Countrywide Financial, the largest lender in the U.S.
In a 2005 speech in San Francisco, Yellen argued against deflating the housing bubble because "arguments against trying to deflate a bubble outweigh those in favor of it" and predicted that the housing bubble "could be large enough to feel like a good-sized bump in the road, but the economy would likely be able to absorb the shock." In 2010, Yellen told the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission that she and other San Francisco Fed officials looked for guidance from Washington because "she had not explored the San Francisco Fed's ability to act unilaterally," according to the New York Times. Yellen conceded her previous misjudgment of the housing crisis to the Commission: "I guess I thought that similar to the collapse of the stock market around the tech bubble, that most likely the economy could withstand [the housing collapse] and the Fed could move to support the economy the way it had after the tech bubble collapsed."
Vice-chair of the Federal Reserve
On April 28, 2010, President Obama nominated Yellen to succeed Donald Kohn as vice-chair of the Federal Reserve System. In July, the Senate Banking Committee voted 17 to 6 to confirm her, though the top Republican on the panel, Senator Richard C. Shelby of Alabama, voted no, saying he believed Yellen had an "inflationary bias." At the same time, on the heels of related testimony by Fed Chairman Bernanke, FOMC voting member James B. Bullard of the St. Louis Fed made a statement that the U.S. economy was "at risk of becoming 'enmeshed in a Japanese-style deflationary outcome within the next several years.'"
Bullard's statement was interpreted as a possible shift within the FOMC balance between inflation hawks and doves. Yellen's pending confirmation, along with those of Peter A. Diamond and Sarah Bloom Raskin to fill vacancies, was seen as possibly furthering such a shift in the FOMC. All three nominations were seen as "on track to be confirmed by the Senate."
On October 4, 2010, Yellen was sworn in for a 4-year term that ended on October 4, 2014. Yellen has been an outspoken advocate for using the powers of the Federal Reserve to reduce unemployment, and has seemed more willing than other economists to risk slightly higher inflation to accomplish this goal. Yellen simultaneously began a 14-year term as a member of the Federal Reserve Board that will expire on January 31, 2024.
Chair of the Federal Reserve
On October 9, 2013, Yellen was officially nominated to replace Bernanke as Chair of the Federal Reserve, the first vice chair to be elevated. During the nomination hearings held on November 14, 2013, Yellen defended the more than $3 trillion in stimulus funds that the Fed had been injecting into the U.S. economy. Additionally, Yellen testified that U.S. monetary policy is to revert towards more traditional monetary policy once the economy is back to normal.
On December 20, 2013, the U.S. Senate voted 59–34 for cloture on Yellen's nomination. On January 6, 2014, she was confirmed as Chair of the Federal Reserve by a vote of 56–26, the narrowest margin ever for the position. In addition to being the first woman to hold the position, Yellen is also the first Democratic nominee to run the Fed since Paul Volcker became chairman in 1979. After being elected by the Federal Open Market Committee as its chair on January 30, 2014, she took office on February 3, 2014.
On December 16, 2015, while Yellen was chair of the Federal Reserve, the latter increased its key interest rate for first time since 2006. Once in office, Yellen began the process of reversing some of the policies that had been enacted in response to the subprime mortgage crisis of 2008. Notably, she oversaw a program to sell Treasury and mortgage bonds that the Fed had purchased to stimulate the economy. Her tenure was also noted for job and wage growth, both of which occurred while she maintained low interest rates.
On June 27, 2017, Yellen generated controversy when she claimed that there will not be another economic crisis "in our lifetime." Yellen explained that this assumption can be made due to her belief that banks are "very much stronger" as a result of Federal Reserve oversight. Tim Price of the Ludwig von Mises Institute compared her remarks to John Maynard Keynes's claim that "We will not have anymore crashes in our time." On December 11, 2018 Yellen later warned of the possibility of a financial crisis by citing "gigantic holes in the system" after her departure from the Federal Reserve.
Trump considered renominating Yellen for another term, but on November 2, 2017 nominated Jerome Powell to succeed Yellen when her term ended on February 3, 2018. Yellen's height was reportedly a factor in Trump's decision. After Trump's decision, Yellen announced that she would leave the Federal Reserve Board of Governors at the end of her term as chair.
Yellen received generally high marks from supporters and critics alike during her tenure. According to research conducted by The Washington Post in December 2017, unemployment figures showed the greatest improvement since 1948 and, in comparing "S&P 500 cumulative (inflation-adjusted) returns under the past four Fed chairs. Yellen has the highest return... no other recent Fed chair has seen the market climb this far this fast as it did under Yellen."
On February 2, 2018, Yellen announced that the Fed will place a growth cap on Wells Fargo and remove four board members that were responsible for fraud.
After the Federal Reserve
On February 2, 2018, the Brookings Institution announced that Yellen would be joining the think-tank as a Distinguished Fellow in Residence. She will be affiliated with the Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy, joining her predecessor and former Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke.
Yellen was one of the signees of a 2018 amici curiae brief that expressed support for Harvard University in the Students for Fair Admissions v. Harvard lawsuit. Other signees of the brief include Alan B. Krueger, Robert M. Solow, George A. Akerlof, Cecilia Rouse, as well as numerous others.
On February 25, 2019, Yellen criticized Trump's economic policies. When asked if she believes Trump has "a grasp of economic policy," Yellen said "No, I do not." In the interview with "Marketplace," Yellen explained that she doubts that Trump could articulate the Federal Reserve's explicit goals of "maximum employment and price stability." Yellen pointed out Trump's claims that the Federal Reserve's goals involve trade, which she explains to be objectively false. This interview was a change in tone for Yellen, who traditionally handled her differences with Trump in a neutral manner.
Yellen is considered by many on Wall Street to be a "dove" (more concerned with unemployment than with inflation) and as such to be less likely to advocate Federal Reserve interest rate hikes, as compared, for example, to William Poole (former St. Louis Fed president) a "hawk". However, some predicted Yellen could act more as a hawk if economic circumstances dictate.
Yellen is a Keynesian economist and advocates the use of monetary policy in stabilizing economic activity over the business cycle. She believes in the modern version of the Phillips curve, which originally was an observation about an inverse relationship between unemployment and inflation. In her 2010 nomination hearing for Vice Chair of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors, Yellen said, "The modern version of the Phillips curve model—relating movements in inflation to the degree of slack in the economy—has solid theoretical and empirical support." Prior to having made that statement however, Yellen gave a speech in 2007 as President of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco where she is quoted as saying, "I have supported the decision to hold policy steady at the current rate despite inflation remaining higher than I would like it to be. Let me be clear that I do want inflation to move down, but as I just indicated with my forecast, I believe policy may now be well-positioned to foster exactly such an outcome."
Honors and awards
Yellen received the Wilbur Cross Medal from Yale in 1997, an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Brown in 1998, and an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from Bard College in 2000. She received an Honorary Doctorate from the London School of Economics in May 2015, making her and her husband "the first wife and husband team to hold honorary doctorates from the School".
In 2012, she was elected Distinguished Fellow of the American Economic Association.
In October 2015, Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute ranked Janet Yellen #1 in the Public Investor 100 list
In October 2015, Bloomberg Markets ranked Janet Yellen first in their annual list of the 50 most influential economists and policymakers.
- 2014–2018 Chair, Board of Governors, Federal Reserve System
- 2010–2014 Vice Chair, Board of Governors, Federal Reserve System
- 2004–2010 President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
- 1997–1999 Chair, President's Council of Economic Advisers
- 1994–1997 Member, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
- 1985–2006 Professor, Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley
- 1980–1985 Associate Professor, Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley
- 1978–1980 Lecturer, London School of Economics and Political Science
- 1977–1978 Economist, Division of International Finance, Trade and Financial Studies Section, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
- 1974 Research Fellow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
- 1971–1976 Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Harvard University
External service and assignments
This section does not cite any sources. (July 2020) (Learn how and when to remove this template message)
- President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
- Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 2001
- Vice President, Western Economics Association, 2001
- Fellow, Yale Corporation 2000–
- Member, National Academy of Sciences Panel on Ensuring the Best Presidential Science and Technology Appointments, 2000
- Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research, 1999–
- Advisory Board, Center for International Political Economy, 1999–
- Advisory Board, Brookings Panel on Economic Activity, 1999
- Chair: Economic Policy Committee of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development 1997–1999
- President's Interagency Committee on Women's Business Enterprise (1997)
- Member and adviser: Brookings Panel on Economic Activity (senior advisor); Advisor Panel in Economics, National Science Foundation;
- Adviser: Congressional Budget Office
- Research fellow: Yale University, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology
- Trustee of the Economists for Peace and Security
- Board Member of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget
Yellen is married to George Akerlof, economist, Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences laureate, professor at Georgetown University, and professor emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley. Their son, Robert Akerlof, teaches Economics at the University of Warwick.
- The Fabulous Decade: Macroeconomic Lessons from the 1990s (with Alan Blinder), The Century Foundation Press, New York, 2001. ISBN 0-87078-467-6
- "Hong Kong and China and the Global Recession," FRBSF Economic Letter (2010).
- "Explaining Trends in the Gender Wage Gap," The Council of Economic Advisors (1998).
- "East Germany In From the Cold: The Economic Aftermath of Currency Union" (with George Akerlof, Andrew Rose, and Helga Hessenius), Brookings Papers on Economic Activity 1991:1.
- "How Large are the Losses from Rule of Thumb Behavior in Models of the Business Cycle?" (with George Akerlof) in Willima Brainard, William Nordhaus, and Harold Watts, eds., Money, Macroeconomics and Economic Policy: Essays in Honor of James Tobin, Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press (1991). ISBN 0-262-02325-3
- "An Analysis of Out-of-Wedlock Childbearing in the United States," (with George Akerlof and Michael Katz). Quarterly Journal of Economics (May 1996); adapted into a Policy Brief prepared for the Fall 1996 issue of the Brookings Review doi:10.2307/2946680
- "Monetary Policy: Goals and Strategy," Business Economics (July 1996).
- "Trends in Income Inequality and Policy Responses," Looking Ahead, October 1997; reproduced in James Auerbach and Richard Belous, eds., The Inequality Paradox: Growth of Income Disparity, National Policy Association, 1998
- "The Continuing Importance of Trade Liberalization," Business Economics (1998).
- Rose, Andrew K. & Yellen, Janet L., 1989. "Is there a J-curve?," Journal of Monetary Economics, Elsevier, vol. 24(1), pages 53–68, July.
- Akerlof, George A., and Janet Yellen, 1986. "Efficiency Wage Models of the Labor Market". Orlando, Fla.: Academic Press.
- Yellen, Janet L, 1984. "Efficiency Wage Models of Unemployment," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 74(2), pages 200–205
- McCulloch, Rachel & Yellen, Janet, 1982. "Can capital movements eliminate the need for technology transfer?," Journal of International Economics, Elsevier, vol. 12(1–2), pages 95–106, February.
- Mui, Yian (February 2, 2014). "New Fed Chief Janet Yellen lets a long career of breaking barriers speak for itself". Washington Post.
- Lowrey, Annie (January 6, 2014). "Senate Confirms Yellen as Fed Chairwoman". New York Times. Retrieved January 6, 2014.
- "Yellen Takes Over Federal Reserve As Bernanke Departs". Archived from the original on March 3, 2014.
- Mui, Ylan Q. (February 2, 2014). "New Fed chief Janet Yellen lets a long career of breaking barriers speak for itself". Washington Post. ISSN 0190-8286. Retrieved November 12, 2019.
- Obama to nominate Jewish economist Janet Yellen as new Fed chief, worldjewishcongress.org, Wed, 09 Oct 2013
- "Anna Ruth Yellen". Geni.
- "Julius Yellen". Geni.
- "Janet Yellen: A brief profile of the Federal Reserve nominee". The Denver Post. April 29, 2016.
- "Obama to nominate Jewish economist Janet Yellen as new Fed chief". World Jewish Congress. October 9, 2013. Retrieved January 8, 2014.
- "Janet Yellen's Faith Slips Under the Radar As Gender Takes Over -New Fed Chief Is First Women to Hold the Position". The Jewish Daily Forward. October 15, 2013
- Udland, Myles (July 14, 2014). "Janet Yellen Gives Her Clearest Comments Ever About How She Missed The Crisis And How She Sees The World". Business Insider.
The personal details about Yellen are also fascinating: Yellen's brother, John, is the director of the archeology program at the National Science Foundation
- "Fort Hamilton HS class of 1962". Forthamiltonhighschool.net. Retrieved April 6, 2011.
- Grace, Stephanie (January–February 2014). "Banker to the Nation". Brown Alumni Magazine. Retrieved May 23, 2015.
- "FRB: Janet L. Yellen". www.federalreserve.gov. Archived from the original on April 13, 2017. Retrieved October 23, 2016.
- Appelbaum, Binyamin (April 24, 2013). "Possible Fed Successor Has Admirers and Foes". New York Times.
- "Janet Yellen | Faculty Directory | Berkeley-Haas". facultybio.haas.berkeley.edu. Retrieved October 23, 2016.
- "Dr. Janet L. Yellen, Chair, Council of Economic Advisers". Clinton4.nara.gov. Archived from the original on September 27, 2011. Retrieved October 9, 2013.
- "Janet L. Yellen". Brookings. February 2, 2018. Retrieved February 2, 2018.
- "EXPLAINING TRENDS IN THE GENDER WAGE GAP". clintonwhitehouse2.archives.gov. Retrieved November 12, 2019.
- "Janet Yellen Makes History as First Female Federal Reserve Chair". ladailypost.com. Retrieved July 29, 2020.
- "Insight: Yellen feared housing bust but did not raise public alarm". Reuters. October 30, 2013. Retrieved July 29, 2020.
- Appelbaum, Binyamin (August 13, 2013). "Divining the Regulatory Goals of Fed Rivals". The New York Times.
- Janet Yellen (October 21, 2005). "Presentation to the Fourth Annual Haas Gala" (PDF). Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. Retrieved October 17, 2013.
- "FCIC Staff Audiotape of Interview with Janet Yellen, Federal Reserve Board". Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission. November 15, 2010. Retrieved October 17, 2013.
- Hilsenrath, Jon; Reddy, Sudeep; Wessel, David (July 9, 2009). "White House Ponders Bernanke's Future". The Wall Street Journal.
- Reddy, Sudeep (April 29, 2010). "Obama Nominates Yellen, Raskin, Diamond to Fed Board". The Wall Street Journal.
- Chan, Sewell, Fed Member's "Deflation Warning Hints at Policy Shift", The New York Times, July 29, 2010. Retrieved July 29, 2010.
- "Janet Yellen". Biography. Archived from the original on March 6, 2019. Retrieved March 2, 2019.
- "The Fed – Janet L. Yellen, Chair".
- Calmes, Jackie (October 8, 2013). "Obama to Pick Yellen as Leader of Fed, Officials Say". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved July 29, 2020.
- CNN: "Smooth sailing for Yellen in front of Senate" By Annalyn Kurtz November 14, 2013
- "Opellius: "2014 Dollar, Currency & Gold Outlook" By Axel Merk".
- "Nomination of Janet L. Yellen: Hearing Before the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, First Session, on Nomination of Janet L. Yellen, of California, to be Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, November 14, 2013".
- "Vote Summary – Question: On the Cloture Motion (Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Nomination of Janet L. Yellen to be Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System )". U.S. Senate Roll Call Votes 113th Congress – 1st Session. Retrieved January 8, 2014.
- Lowrey, Annie (January 6, 2014). "Yellen Wins Backing of Senators to Lead Fed". New York Times. Retrieved January 8, 2014.
- Solomon, Brian (January 6, 2014). "Janet Yellen Confirmed as Fed Chair". Legal Times.
- "Janet L. Yellen sworn in as chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System". Federal Reserve Board. Retrieved February 3, 2014.
- "FYI: Highlights" Archived April 6, 2015, at the Wayback Machine, bloomberg.econoday.com, January 30, 2014.
- Gillespie, Patrick (December 16, 2015). "Finally! Fed raises interest rates". CNNMoney. Retrieved December 18, 2015.
- "Janet Yellen | Biography, the Fed, & Facts". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved March 2, 2019.
- "Yellen sends a message to Trump: Hands off Dodd-Frank". www.msn.com. Archived from the original on November 18, 2016. Retrieved November 18, 2016.
- Cox, Jeff (June 27, 2017). "Yellen: Banks 'very much stronger'; another financial crisis not likely 'in our lifetime'". www.cnbc.com. Retrieved March 7, 2019.
- Ryan (July 11, 2017). "On Borrowed Time". Mises Institute. Retrieved March 7, 2019.
- "Former Fed head Janet Yellen warns of potential financial crisis ahead". NBC News. Retrieved March 7, 2019.
- Rucker, Philip; Dawsey, Josh; Paletta, Damien (November 27, 2018). "Trump slams Fed chair, questions climate change and threatens to cancel Putin meeting in wide-ranging interview with The Post". Washington Post. Retrieved February 27, 2019.
- Swanson, Ana; Appelbaum, Binyamin (November 2, 2017). "Trump Announces Jerome Powell as New Fed Chairman". The New York Times. Retrieved November 21, 2017.
- Appelbaum, Binyamin (November 20, 2017). "Yellen Will Leave Federal Reserve Next Year". The New York Times. Retrieved November 21, 2017.
- Cox, Jeff (January 31, 2018). "Yellen leaving Fed Saturday, Powell to be sworn in Monday". CNBC.
- Long, Heather "Janet L. Yellen, America's first female Fed chair, finishes to 'standing ovation'"; Washington Post; 13 Dec 2017.
- Wessel, David (February 2, 2018). "Welcome to Brookings, Chair Yellen". Brookings. Retrieved February 2, 2018.
- "Amended brief of professors of economics as amici curiae in support of defendant" (PDF). admissionscase.harvard.edu. Retrieved December 30, 2018.
- Cox, Jeff (February 25, 2019). "Janet Yellen: Trump has 'lack of understanding' of Fed and economy". www.cnbc.com. Retrieved March 7, 2019.
- Bull, Alister (March 12, 2010). "FACTBOX-Yellen, Raskin and Diamond eyed for Fed board". Reuters.
- Cussen, Mark P. (October 16, 2013). "Janet Yellen: Background And Philosophy". San Francisco Chronicle. Archived from the original on November 13, 2013. Retrieved June 11, 2014.
- "Senate Committee Hearing on the Nomination of Janet Yellen, Peter Diamond, Sarah Bloom Raskin, Osvaldo Luis Gratacos Munet, and Steve Linick". United States Government Printing Office. July 15, 2010. Retrieved October 14, 2013.
- "The U.S. Economy in 2007". Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. Retrieved November 12, 2019.
- http://www.aflse.org/article.html?aid=2339 New York City: LSE Global Forum in New York City (May 15, 2015).
- "From LSE to the Chair of the Federal Reserve". London School of Economics. Retrieved October 16, 2013.
- Beckner, Steven "Yellen Pleased w/Resolution Regime; Must Monitor Regultn Impact" Archived July 13, 2011, at Archive.today Market News International, October 11, 2010. Retrieved October 11, 2010.
- Howard, Caroline. "The World's Most Powerful Women 2014". Forbes. Forbes. Retrieved June 17, 2014.
- "Yale awards nine honorary degrees at Commencement 2015". Yale University. May 15, 2015. Retrieved May 20, 2015.
- "Warwick to award honorary degree to Janet L. Yellen Chair of the US Federal Reserve System". University of Warwick. October 5, 2015. Retrieved October 5, 2015.
- "Janet Yellen". SWFI. Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute. Retrieved October 25, 2015.
- Miller, Rich. "Yellen's Sway Over Rates Puts Her Atop Most Influential Ranking". Bloomberg Business. Bloomberg. Retrieved October 6, 2015.
- Bolotnikova M. Fed Chair Janet Yellen to Receive Radcliffe Medal. Harvard Magazine. January 27, 2016
- Bolotnikova M. Janet Yellen Talks Policy and Inequality at Radcliffe Day Celebration. Harvard Magazine. May 27, 2016.
- Radcliffe Day 2016: Janet Yellen, Radcliffe Medalist. Video uploaded Friday, June 10, 2016.
- "Janet Yellen – Faculty Directory". Haas School of Business. Retrieved April 22, 2015.
- "U.C. Berkeley professor turns 'lemons' into Nobel Prize". J. the Jewish news weekly of Northern California. San Francisco Jewish Community Publications. October 12, 2001. Retrieved October 9, 2013.
- "Faculty Directory – University of Warwick, Department of Economics". University of Warwick. Retrieved March 13, 2012.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Janet Yellen.|
|Wikiquote has quotations related to: Janet Yellen|
- Janet L. Yellen at the Federal Reserve System
- Nomination of Janet L. Yellen: Hearing before the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, First Session, on Nomination of Janet L. Yellen, of California, to be Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, November 14, 2013
- Statements and Speeches of Janet L. Yellen (1995–2011) at FRASER (Federal Reserve Archive)
- Janet L. Yellen (2004–2010) at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
- Profile at the Haas School of Business
- Profile and Papers at Research Papers in Economics/RePEc
- Publications at the National Bureau of Economic Research
- Appearances on C-SPAN
- Janet Yellen on IMDb
- Works by or about Janet Yellen in libraries (WorldCat catalog)
- Janet Yellen collected news and commentary at The Guardian
| Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers
Robert T. Parry
| President of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
| Vice Chair of the Federal Reserve
| Chair of the Federal Reserve