5 Quotes From Janet Yellen That Say Everything About Her Values And Personal Philosophies | Exploring Markets

5 Quotes From Janet Yellen That Say Everything About Her Values And Personal Philosophies

Janet Yellen is the first-ever woman Chair of the United States Federal Reserve. She is, arguably, the most powerful woman in the world right now. Here are 5 quotes that say a lot about her:

1.) "Inequality has risen to the point that it seems to me worthwhile for the U.S. to seriously consider taking the risk of making our economy more rewarding for more of the people." - Janet Yellen

2.) "To me the greatest asset of the Fed is the people. We have a tremendously dedicated staff. They feel proud to work for the Fed, because this is such a competent, professional and well-respected organization. I feel proud of the organization, too; I wouldn't have wanted to come back unless I felt that way." - Janet Yellen

3.) "Productivity growth, however it occurs, has a disruptive side to it. In the short term, most things that contribute to productivity growth are very painful." - Janet Yellen

4.) "I am anxious to fix welfare. There has to be more training and child care." - Janet Yellen

5.) "It slightly worries me that when people find a problem, they rush to judgment of what to do." - Janet Yellen