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Alan  C.  Greenspan
former Chairman of the Federal Reserve, 1987-2006
[b. 1926]


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           Alan Greenspan, former Chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve Bank

“Alan Greenspan served as Chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve Bank for 18 years,
long enough time to really screw up the American economy.”
G.E. Nordell

“Capital doesn't pay any taxes, only people pay taxes. What happens is, you impose taxes on organizations
which then deflect them elsewhere. But at the end of the day, all taxes are paid by people.”
— Alan Greenspan, in testimony before Congress 21 May 2003

“I guess I should warn you, if I turn out to be particularly clear,
you've probably misunderstood what I've said.” — Alan Greenspan

“Greenspan's economics may be abbreviated to Greenomics, which essentially turns out to be Greedomics,
signifying a view that nothing should be done to interfere with business greed and the pursuit of profits.”
Dr. Ravi Batra


        BIO
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Awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President George W. Bush on November 9, 2005

Alan Greenspan entry at Wikipedia
Maison d'Ętre Philosophy Bookstore's Wall Street Page


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Works About Alan Greenspan

Quotations of Chairman Greenspan  "The Quotations of Chairman Greenspan: Words From The Man Who Can Shake The World" [2000]
by Larry Kahaner

Adams Media 7¾x5¼ hardcover [11/2000] out of print/used
Maestro Alan Greenspan book by Bob Woodward  "Maestro: Greenspan's Fed & The American Boom" [2000]
by Bob Woodward

S&S/Touchstone pb [11/2001] for $11.20
S&S hardcover 9½x6¼ [11/2000] out of print/used
Audioworks audio [11/2000] out of stock/used
Alan Shrugged / Alan Greenspan   "Alan Shrugged: Alan Greenspan, The World's Most Powerful Banker"
[2002] by Jerome Tuccille

Wiley & Sons hardcover [8/2002] out of print/used
Wiley & Sons Adobe Reader ebook [11/2002] for $18.45
Who Shot Goldilocks? / Alan Greenspan book by William D. Rutherford  "Who Shot Goldilocks?: How Alan Greenspan Did In Our Jobs, Savings & Retirement Plans" [2004]
by William D. Rutherford

Crown Point Press 9x5½ hardcover [5/2004] for $13.27
Greenspan's Fraud book by Ravi Batra  "Greenspan's Fraud: How Two Decades of His Policies Have Undermined The Global Economy" [2005]
by Dr. Ravi Batra

Palgrave Macmillan 9½x6½ hardcover [5/2005] for $16.47
Bubble Man / Alan Greenspan book by Peter Hartcher  "Bubble Man: Alan Greenspan & The Missing 7 Trillion Dollars" [2005]
by {Australian journalist} Peter Hartcher

Reviews on Amazon are mixed, but the book appears to be full of insight and facts about the economic mess created by and during Greenspan's long tenure as Chairman of The Fed.
W.W. Norton 8¼x5½ hardcover [5/2006] for $16.47
Greenspan and Ayn Rand Debunked book by Albert Ellis  "Are Capitalism, Objectivism, and Libertarianism Religions? Yes!: Greenspan and Ayn Rand Debunked" [2007]
by Dr. Albert Ellis [1913-2007]

Ellis starts with a premise and then cuts his arguments to fit; reviewers suggest that the writing is sloppy, the venom is obvious, and many definitions just plain off-base. NOT recommended. (Expansion of 1968 book on Objectivism)
CreateSpace 10x7 pb [1/2007] for $25.00
Alan Greenspan's Bubbles book by William A. Fleckenstein  "Greenspan's Bubbles: The Age of Ignorance At The Federal Reserve"
[2008] by William A. Fleckenstein, with Fred J. Sheehan

McGraw-Hill 8x5 hardcover [1/2008] for $14.93
author's official websiteauthor's columns at MSN Money
Maestro, My Ass! book by Michael Ashton  "Maestro, My Ass!: How We Got Into This Mess" [2009]
by Michael Ashton

Kindle Edition from Groundbreaking Press [3/2009] for $2.99 {sic}
Groundbreaking Press 8½x5½ pb [3/2009] for $24.95
Alan Greenspan, Panderer To Power book by Frederick J. Sheehan  "Panderer To Power: The Untold Story of How Alan Greenspan Enriched Wall Street and Left A Legacy of Recession" [2009]
by Frederick J. Sheehan

McGraw-Hill hardcover [10/2009] for $19.77
'The Flaw' documentary film   "The Flaw" documentary [New Video/Docurama 2011]
Inspired by former U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan’s acknowledgment in 2008 that he’d found a flaw in his model of how the world market worked. Directed by David Sington; featuring Robert Frank, housing expert Robert Shiller, Nobel laureate economist Joseph Stiglitz, and economic historian Louis Hyman
Docurama color DVD [4/2012] for $20.93
credits at IMDbofficial movie site
watch official trailer [3:46] at YouTube


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Works by Alan Greenspan
browse books by Alan Greenspan at Amazon

New Challenges For Monetary Policy / Alan Greenspan  "New Challenges For Monetary Policy: A Symposium" [2002]
includes speech by Alan Greenspan

Books For Business pb [1/2002] for $37.50
online text of speech by Greenspan [Aug 99]
Income Inequality book by Alan Greenspan  "Income Inequality: Issues & Policy Options" [2002]
by Alan Greenspan

Books For Business 8½x5½ pb [3/2002] for $37.50
online text of speech by Greenspan [Aug 98]
Age of Turbulence book by Alan Greenspan  "The Age of Turbulence: Adventures In A New World" [2007]
by Alan Greenspan

The first half is autobiography, up thru his 18-year term as head of The Fed; the second half is an explanation of the current state & future of global economics.
Penguin 8¼x5½ pb [9/2008] for $11.05
Ediciones B Spanish-language edition 9¼x6¼ hardcover [3/2008] for $26.95
Penguin Press 9½x6½ hardcover [9/2007] for $23.10
Penguin audio CD [9/2007] for $29.67


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Friends  &  Family

first wife artist Joan Mitchell [] married 1952, annulled 1953

dated TV newswoman Barbara Walters during the 1970s

second wife journalist Andrea Mitchell - dated from 1984, married 1997
official MSNBC websiteWikipedia


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L i n k s
Greenspan Associates, LLC [est. 2006] in New York City & Washington, DC

Alan Greenspan entry at Wikipedia
Alan Greenspan credits [since 2006] at Internet Movie Database
unofficial Alan Greenspan info pages {with ads}
'The Mess That Greenspan Made' blog [est. 3/2005]


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Alan Greenspan on the cover of Time Magazine in 1987
Alan Greenspan on the
cover of TIME Magazine
15 June 1987

8"x10" poster from
Amazon for $15.95
Alan Greenspan on the cover of Time Magazine in 1997
Alan Greenspan on the
cover of TIME Magazine
10 November 1997

8"x10" poster from
Amazon for $15.95
Robert Rubin, Alan Greenspan & Larry Summers on the cover of Time Magazine in 1999
Rubin, Greenspan & Summers on the cover of TIME Magazine
15 February 1999

8"x10" poster from
Amazon for $15.95



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