The picks for the Council of Economic Advisers are a diverse group. If confirmed, Cecilia Rouse will be the first Black woman to lead the council.
Yellen, a former Fed chair, has advocated for more spending to aid small businesses and the unemployed during COVID-19.
Yellen, who is widely admired in the financial world, would be the first woman to lead the Treasury Department.
Debt, inequality and the coronavirus: A conversation with former Fed Chair Janet Yellen and the World Bank's David Malpass
The panel discussion also touched on "trade unpleasantness," the slowdown in global growth and interest rates.
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The two Fed chairs have very similar mindsets when it comes to monetary policy. Can you even tell the difference?
Feuding congressmen, a formula to set monetary policy and the Swedes all played a part in this epic Twitter thread. We've set it to music.
The Federal Reserve's first female chair brought an era of steadiness to the central bank.
The Fed hiked interest rates three times in 2017.