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The man who knew the life and times of alan greenspan by sebastian mallaby illustrated 781 pp penguin press $40 in 1959, at the annual meeting of the american statistical association, a 33-year-old economist named alan greenspan argued that central banks should beware of letting financial.
Alan greenspan (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 first appointed federal reserve chairman by. Alan greenspan professor of economics biography lord mervyn king joined new york university stern school of business in september 2014 as a professor of economics and law, a joint appointment with new york university school he is a foreign honorary member of the american academy of arts and sciences. Alan greenspan, (born march 6, 1926, new york city, new york, us), american economist and chairman of the board of governors of the federal reserve during the us housing bubble of the early 2000s and his advocacy of deregulation of the financial industry had contributed to the global financial crisis of 2008 (see.