Bernanke nominated to Federal Reserve Board
Posted May 8, 2002; 04:08 p.m.
Bernanke is the Howard Harrison and Gabrielle Snyder Beck Professor of Economics and Public Affairs and the chair of the Department of Economics .
A macroeconomist with interests in monetary policy and macroeconomic history, he is the director of the Program in Monetary Economics of the National Bureau of Economic Research and a member of the bureau's Business Cycle Dating Committee. He also serves as editor of the American Economic Review.
His nomination is subject to approval by the U.S. Senate.
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