Wielding Data, Women Force a Reckoning Over Bias in the Economics Field

Longstanding complaints about the barriers women face in the economics profession are beginning to resonate within the male-dominated field.

Janet Yellen Didn’t Set Out to Be a Feminist Hero

The Federal Reserve chair (don’t call her “chairwoman”) quietly achieved rock-star status. Now that she’s leaving, her many fans are sad to see her go.

As Her Last Day With the Fed Nears, Janet Yellen Looks Back on Her First

The Fed chairwoman, Janet Yellen, answered questions about policy and her life in economics one day after announcing plans to step down next year.

Trump to Announce Jerome Powell as New Fed Chairman

President Trump breaks with precedent by picking Jerome H. Powell, a Republican on the Federal Reserve’s board, instead of reappointing Janet Yellen.