Volcker, Paul A.

Volcker, Paul A.

(1927–  ) economist; born in Cape May, N.J. After many years in government banking, he served as the highly influential chairman of the Federal Reserve Board (1979–87). He then became the Frederick H. Schultz Class of 1951 Professor of International Economics at Princeton University as well as a partner in the investment firm of James D. Wolfensohn, Inc.
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References in periodicals archive ?
Volcker, Paul A. "The Contributions and Limitations of 'Monetary' Analysis." Remarks before the American Economic Association and the American Finance Association, September 16,1976 (reprinted in Federal Reserve Bank of New York Monthly Review, October 1976).
Volcker, Paul A. The Rediscovery of the Business Cycle.
Volcker, Paul A. "A Time of Testing." Remarks before the American Bankers Association, October 9, 1979a.
Volcker, Paul A. Remarks before the National Press Club, January 2,1980a.
Volcker, Paul A. Remarks, "Economic Outlook for the 80s." January 15,1980 (reprinted in Texas Business Executive, Summer 1980e).