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Janet Yellen in conversation with Nicholas Stern (President's Lecture 2017)

The Honorable Janet L Yellen, Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, in conversation with Lord (Nicholas) Stern, President of the British Academy, on 27 June 2017 (venue: The British Academy).

In this British Academy 'President's Lecture', Janet Yellen and Nicholas Stern had a wide-ranging discussion about global economic issues.

(The sound quality improves after the first 2 minutes.)

About the speakers:

Janet Yellen is an American economist. Sworn in on 3 February 2014, she is Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System – having served as Vice Chair from 2010 to 2014. Previously, she was President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco; Chair of the White House Council of Economic Advisers under President Bill Clinton; and business professor at the University of California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business. She was a lecturer at the London School of Economics, 1978-1980. She was elected an Honorary Fellow of the British Academy in 2016.

Lord (Nicholas) Stern of Brentford is IG Patel Professor of Economics and Government, London School of Economics, and has served as President of the British Academy since 2013.