Volcker, Paul Adolph Jr., 1927-2019

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Paul Adolph Volcker Jr. (/ˈvoʊlkər/; September 5, 1927 – December 8, 2019) was an American economist. He served two terms as the 12th Chair of the Federal Reserve under U.S. presidents Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan from August 1979 to August 1987. He is widely credited with having ended the high levels of inflation seen in the United States during the 1970s and early 1980s. He was the chairman of the Economic Recovery Advisory Board under President Barack Obama from February 2009 until January 2011.
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referencedIn Alice M. Rivlin Papers, 1963-1988 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Block, John R. An interview with John R. Block / John R. Block, Mark R. DePue, interviewer. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf National Commission on the Public Service (U.S.). Records of the National Commission on the Public Service 1987-1990. American University, American University Library; Bender Library
creatorOf Volcker, Paul A. Miscellaneous papers. Jacksonville University, Carl S. Swisher Library
referencedIn Women's Economic Round Table. Records, 1976-2005 (inclusive), 1978-2004 (bulk). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
creatorOf Byrd, Harry Flood, 1914-. Harry Flood Byrd, Jr. papers, [1920?], 1960, 1966, 1982-2005. University of Virginia. Library
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