People

Alan Greenspan

Alan Greenspan

First Name
Alan
Last Name
Greenspan
Dates
3/6/1926 - present

Alan Greenspan is a famous American economist who served as Chairman of the Federal Reserve of the United States from 1987 to 2006.

Professional Experience

  • Considered by some to have launched the world into Keynesian Monetary Central Planing after October 1987
  • Chairman of the Fed for 19 years
  • Oversaw a massive increase (inflation) of the Fed's balance sheet from 200 to 830 Billion
  • Presided over an era of Bubble Finance and the Dirty Float era


Federal Reserve Under Alan Greenspan

  • First Fed chair to public ally be concerned about stock markets