biographical name Alan 1926- American economist

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  • Greenspan — is a surname common in North America, anglicized from the German surname Grünspan ( green swarf , green patina, verdigris, Copper(II) acetate). It may refer to:* Alan Greenspan (born 1926), U.S. economist, also Greenspan put named after the… …   Wikipedia

  • Greenspan — (angliz. v. Grünspan) ist der Name folgender Personen: Alan Greenspan (* 1926), US amerikanischer Wirtschaftswissenschaftler Bud Greenspan (1926–2010), US amerikanischer Filmemacher Edward Greenspan (* 1944), kanadischer Jurist Jason Scott… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Greenspan —   [ griːnspæn], Alan, amerikanischer Wirtschaftsfachmann, * New York 6. 3. 1926; nach seiner Tätigkeit als Finanzberater gründete Greenspan 1953 eine Unternehmensberatung (»Townsend Greenspan & Company«), die Aufträge für bedeutende amerikanische …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Greenspan — n. family name; Alan Greenspan (born 1926), American economist, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (1987 2006) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Greenspan — /ˈgrinspæn/ (say greenspan) noun Alan, born 1926, US economist; chairman of the Federal Reserve System 1987–2006 …   Australian English dictionary

  • Greenspan — (1926– ) a US economist who has been chairman of the Federal Reserve since 1987 and has a very important influence on US economic policy and the financial markets. * * * …   Universalium

  • Greenspan — …   Useful english dictionary

  • GREENSPAN, BUD — (1926– ), preeminent producer, writer and director of sports films, one of the world s leading sports historians, member of the U.S. Olympic Committee Hall of Fame. Born in New York City, Greenspan broke into sports at 16 as a radio announcer,… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • GREENSPAN, ALAN — (1926– ), U.S. economist. Born in New York City, Greenspan received a B.S. in economics (summa cum laude) in 1948, an M.A. in economics in 1950, and a Ph.D. in economics in 1977, all from New York University. For many years Greenspan headed an… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Greenspan, Alan — born March 6, 1926, New York, N.Y. U.S. economist and chairman of the board of the Federal Reserve System. He grew up an only child and initially wanted to be a professional musician. He received his doctorate from New York University in 1977.… …   Universalium

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