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    Yennen's Nobel prizewinning husband returned home to let...

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    Janet Yennen is only the second woman to run a state central bank anywhere. The sixty-seven year-old is Brooklyn born, to a doctor father and teacher mother.

    In 1997 she was chair of President Bill Clinton's council of economic advisors following a glittering academic career for both her and her Nobel-prizewinning husband George Akerlof, by way of Harvard, the LSE, and San Francisco.