Noted California Economist Expects Economic Boom To Soon Hit East BayChris Thornberg, founding partner of Beacon Economics, said businesses will eventually follow, as many people with jobs in San Francisco and Silicon Valley have already moved to the East Bay.
Senate Confirms UC Berkeley Economist Yellen To Chair Federal ReserveThe Senate confirmed Janet Yellen on Monday as the first woman to lead the Federal Reserve, elevating an advocate of fighting unemployment and a backer of the central bank's efforts to spur the economy with low interest rates and massive bond purchases.
Janet Yellen Nominated For Federal Reserve ChairPresident Barack Obama says that in Janet Yellen he’s found a tough and proven leader to take over as chairman of the Federal Reserve.