Janet Yellen Research Paper

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Janet Yellen is the first woman chair of the board of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors. She was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1946 to Jewish parents Anne and Julius Yellen. Her father, who had grown up on the lower east side, the son of immigrants from Poland, was a family doctor. He went to medical school abroad because he could not get into medical school in the United States due to the quotas put on the number of Jewish people who could be accepted to medical school. Her mother grew up in Brooklyn and was an elementary-school teacher. After her father was in an accident that left her father blind in one eye, Yellen’s mother became his chauffeur so that he could continue making house calls to his patients. Her father struggled to
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