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#52 – Stanley Fischer

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Stanley Fischer is an American economist and former vice chairman of the Federal Reserve. He served as governor of the Bank of Israel from 2005-2013 and previously served as chief economist at the World Bank.1 On January 10, 2014, President Barack Obama nominated Fischer to be Vice-Chairman of the US Federal Reserve Board of Governors, and on September 6th, 2017, Stanley Fischer announced that he was resigning as Vice-Chairman due to personal reasons on October 13th, 20172


From Janurary 1988 to August 1990 he was Vice President on the Development Economics and Chief Economist at the World Bank. Later becoming the First Deputy Managing Director of the Internaitonal Monetary Fund, from September 1994 until August 2001. Fischer, in 2001 had also joined the Group of Thirty, and serving as the Vice Chairman of Citigroup, President of Citigroup International, and Head of the Public Sector Client Group. Fischer was an executive from February 2002 to April 2005.3






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