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Stanley Fischer, Governor of the Bank of Israel
Stanley Fischer, Governor of the Bank of Israel

Stanley Fischer (Hebrew: סטנלי פישר) is an economist and the current Governor of the Bank of Israel. ImageMetadata File history File links Stanley_fischer. ... ImageMetadata File history File links Stanley_fischer. ... Bank of Israel logo The Bank of Israel is the central bank of Israel. ... The word Hebrew most likely means to cross over, referring to the Semitic people crossing over the Euphrates River. ... Paul Samuelson, Nobel Prize in Economics winner. ... Bank of Israel logo The Bank of Israel is the central bank of Israel. ...


Born in Zambia on 15 October 1943, he obtained his B.Sc. and M.Sc. at the London School of Economics from 1962-1966 and his Ph.D. at MIT in 1969, all in economics. He was a professor at MIT from 1977 to 1988, where he authored two popular economics textbooks: Macroeconomics (with Rudiger Dornbusch and Richard Startz) and Lectures in Macroeconomics (with Olivier Blanchard). October 15 is the 288th day of the year (289th in leap years). ... 1943 (MCMXLIII) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1943 calendar). ... A Bachelor of Science (B.S., B.Sc. ... A masters degree is an academic degree usually awarded for completion of a postgraduate (or graduate) course of one to three years in duration. ... The London School of Economics and Political Science, often referred to as the London School of Economics or simply the LSE, is a specialist university[2] and a constituent college of the federal University of London, located on Houghton Street in Central London, off the Aldwych and next to the... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Face-to-face trading interactions among on the New York Stock Exchange trading floor Economics, may just involve more otriches than you think social science, studies the production, distribution, and consumption of commodities. ... Mapúa Institute of Technology (MIT, MapúaTech or simply Mapúa) is a private, non-sectarian, Filipino tertiary institute located in Intramuros, Manila. ... For the album by Ash, see 1977 (album). ... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Rudi Dornbusch (Rüdiger Dornbusch, June 8, 1942 - July 25, 2002) was a German economist born in Krefeld. ... Olivier J. Blanchard Olivier J. Blanchard (born December 27, 1948, Amiens, France) [1] is the Class of 1941 Professor of Economics at MIT. He previously taught at Harvard University. ...


From January 1988 to August 1990 he was Vice President, Development Economics and Chief Economist at the World Bank. He then became the First Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, from September 1994 until the end of August 2001. After leaving the IMF, he served as Vice Chairman of Citigroup, President of Citigroup International, and Head of the Public Sector Client Group. Mr. Fischer worked at Citigroup from February, 2002 to April, 2005. The position of World Bank Chief Economist is one of the most influential in economics. ... Logo of the World Bank The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD, in Romance languages: BIRD), better known as the World Bank, is an international organization whose original mission was to finance the reconstruction of nations devastated by WWII. Now, its mission has expanded to fight poverty by means... The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is an international organization that oversees the global financial system by observing exchange rates and balance of payments, as well as offering financial and technical assistance when requested. ... Citigroup Inc. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


He became Governor of the Bank of Israel on May 1, 2005. On the 9 January 2005, it was announced that Mr. Fischer has agreed to become the next governor of the Bank of Israel, after being nominated by Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and Finance Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Mr. Fischer has, according to Israeli press, basic knowledge of Hebrew and close ties to Israel. He has been involved in the past with the Bank of Israel, having served as an American government adviser to Israel's economic stabilization program in 1985. Mr. Fischer has become an Israeli citizen, having exercised his right as a Jew to do so under the Law of Return, the aforementioned action being a prerequisite to this appointment. The US says he will not have to forego his American citizenship in order to assume the role. He replaced David Klein, who ended his term as governor of the Bank of Israel on January 16. Bank of Israel logo The Bank of Israel is the central bank of Israel. ... May 1 is the 121st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (122nd in leap years). ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... January 9 is the 9th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Bank of Israel logo The Bank of Israel is the central bank of Israel. ...   (Hebrew: , also known by his diminutive Arik אָרִיק) (born February 27, 1928) is a former Israeli politician and general. ... (Hebrew: בִּנְיָמִין נְתַנְיָהוּ (without niqqud: בנימין נתניהו), Hebrew transliteration written in English: Binyamin Netanyahu, nicknamed Bibi) (born October 21, 1949, Tel Aviv) was the 9th Prime Minister of Israel. ... Bank of Israel logo The Bank of Israel is the central bank of Israel. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... David Klein may refer to: David Klein, American artist David Klein, governor of the Bank of Israel Dave Klein, cinematographer Category: ... January 16 is the 16th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ...


External links

  • Bank of Israel web site
  • Institute of International Economics web site
  • IMF web site

Articles

  • Israel looks to US for bank chief - 10 January, 2005
  • Bloomberg.com: Top Worldwide - Citigroup's Fischer to Head Israel's Central Bank - Jan. 9 2005
  • Why so gloomy on the global economy? - 04 October, 2004
  • Stanley Fischer: The Life of an Internationally Renowned Economist - August 13, 2004
Preceded by:
Anne Krueger
World Bank Chief Economist
19881990
Succeeded by:
Lawrence Summers
Preceded by:
David Klein
Governor of Bank of Israel
2005
Succeeded by:
present

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BOI - About the Bank of Israel (453 words)
Fischer was Vice Chairman of Citigroup from February 2002 through April 2005, where he was also Head of the Public Sector Group from February 2004 to April 2005, Chairman of the Country Risk Committee, and President of Citigroup International.
Fischer was the Killian Professor and Head of the Department of Economics at MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology).
Fischer is a Fellow of the Econometric Society and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the G-30, and the Trilateral Commission, a Guggenheim Fellow, and a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research.
Stanley Fischer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (402 words)
Stanley Fischer (Hebrew: סטנלי פישר) is an economist and the current Governor of the Bank of Israel.
Fischer has agreed to become the next governor of the Bank of Israel, after being nominated by Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and Finance Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Fischer has become an Israeli citizen, having exercised his right as a Jew to do so under the Law of Return, the aforementioned action being a prerequisite to this appointment.
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