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Janet Yellen: Quiz


Question 1: [1] She graduated magna cum laude from ________ with a degree in economics in 1967, and received her Ph.D. in economics from Yale University in 1971.
Sarah Lawrence CollegeVassar CollegeWheaton College (Massachusetts)Pembroke College (Brown University)

Question 2: Yellen serves as president of the Western Economic Association International and is a former vice president of the ________.
James TobinAmerican Economic AssociationMilton FriedmanPaul Samuelson

Question 3: She is married to ________, a Nobel prize-winning economist and professor emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley.
George AkerlofJoseph StiglitzEdmund PhelpsPaul Krugman

Question 4: She has taught at ________ and at the London School of Economics.
Brown UniversityRutgers UniversityHarvard CrimsonHarvard University

Question 5: As of March 12, 2010, Yellen is rumored to be the successor to Donald Kohn as vice-chairman of the ________.
United States dollarGreat DepressionFederal Reserve SystemCentral bank

Question 6: Since 1980, she has been conducting research at the Haas School and teaching macroeconomics to full-time and part-time ________ students.
Master of Business AdministrationBusiness schoolBachelor of CommerceBachelor's degree

Question 7: In addition, she served as chair of the President's ________ from 1997 to 1999, and was a member of the Federal Reserve System's Board of Governors from 1994 to 1997.
Council of Economic AdvisersAlan GreenspanJoseph StiglitzBen Bernanke

Question 8: She 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 ________ in 2000.
Barnard CollegeMiddlebury CollegeManhattan CollegeBard College

Question 9: Yellen is Professor Emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley's ________, where she was the Eugene E.
University of California, Berkeley College of Environmental DesignUniversity of California, Berkeley College of EngineeringHaas School of BusinessUniversity of California, Berkeley Graduate School of Education

Question 10: In July 2009, Yellen was mentioned as a potential successor to Ben Bernanke as chairman of the Federal Reserve System, before he was renominated by ________.
John EdwardsBarack Obama2008 Democratic National Convention2004 Democratic National Convention


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