Longstanding complaints about the barriers women face in the economics profession are beginning to resonate within the male-dominated field.
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.
Janet L. Yellen, the Federal Reserve chairwoman, told Congress that economic growth broadened in recent months, but could be doing better.
Fed officials remain united in confusion about what is causing inflation but divided about the consequences as they prepare to push forward with another rate increase next month.
The Fed chairwoman, Janet Yellen, answered questions about policy and her life in economics one day after announcing plans to step down next year.
President Trump breaks with precedent by picking Jerome H. Powell, a Republican on the Federal Reserve’s board, instead of reappointing Janet Yellen.