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dc.description.abstract Alan Greenspan is an economist who earned his BA and MA in economics at New York University and went on to enroll in the doctoral program at Columbia University. There he met and became close to Ayn Rand and was highly influenced by her philosophy of individual self-interest and laissez-faire capitalism. He was appointed Chairmen of the Federal Reserve Board by President Ronald Reagan, and served in that capacity from 1987-2006. He was given credit for the largest economic expansion in US history Recognition for his achievements included the French Legion of Honour and being named an honorary knight by Queen Elizabeth. To read this article in the Encyclopedia Britannica, click on the URI above.For a brief introduction to the beliefs of Ayn Rand, click on the link below. en_US
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dc.publisher Encyclopedia Britannica en_US
dc.subject Greenspan, Alan en_US
dc.subject Economists en_US
dc.subject Social Sciences en_US
dc.subject Politics en_US
dc.subject United States en_US
dc.title Alan Greenspan en_US
dc.type Article en_US

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