…future Federal Reserve Board chairman Arthur F. Burns. He met the polemical novelist Ayn Rand in 1952 and became a member of her inner circle, adopting her philosophy of radical self-interest and laissez-faire capitalism (see objectivism). Read More
Arthur Frank Burns was an American economist and diplomat who served as the 10th chairman of the Federal Reserve from 1970 to 1978. He previously chaired the Council of Economic Advisers under President Dwight D. Eisenhower from 1953 to 1956, and served as the first Counselor to the President under Richard Nixon from January to November 1969.
Nov 22, 2013 · As Fed Chairman Arthur Burns would later claim, full employment was the first priority in the minds of the public and the government, if not also at the Federal Reserve (Meltzer 2005). But there was also a clear sense that addressing the inflation problem head-on would have been too costly to the economy and jobs.
May 25, 2021 · They center on the Fed’s legendary chairman at the time, Arthur F. Burns, who brought a unique perspective to the US central bank as an expert on the business cycle. In 1946, he co-authored the definitive treatise on the seemingly rhythmic ups and downs of the US economy back to the mid-nineteenth century.
Jun 27, 1987 · Arthur F. Burns, who played a central role in shaping American economic policy for more than three decades and who served as Ambassador to West Germany in the early 1980's, died today at the...
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May 26, 2021 · They center on the Fed’s legendary chairman at the time, Arthur F. Burns, who brought a unique perspective to the U.S. central bank as an expert on the business cycle. In 1946, he co-authored the...
2022 Arthur F. Burns Fellows Applications for the 2023 Fellowship are now closed. Thanks to everyone who applied. ICFJ’s longest-running program, the Arthur F. Burns Fellowship provides talented young U.S., German and Canadian journalists the opportunity to live and work in each other’s country.