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The Fed has been working without a full bench for months even as it embarked on the phaseout of its trillion-dollar economic stimulus program.

President Obama’s nominees for Federal Reserve are slated to appear Thursday before the Senate Banking committee for their confirmation hearing. Here’s a quick refresher on who the candidates are.

“Do you know what everyone at this table has in common?” Ben Bernanke mused. “They all had Stan Fischer as their thesis adviser.”

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Jan 13, 2014
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The former Bank of Israel chief may have just the background the Fed needs.

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Dec 11, 2013
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Former Bank of Israel governor Stanley Fischer is emerging as the leading candidate to succeed Janet Yellen as vice chairman of the Federal Reserve.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Dec 11, 2013
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The case for Stan Fischer as Fed chair.

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Aug 26, 2013
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Janet Yellen only visited the White House once. Larry Summers has visited 15 times since leaving office.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Jul 30, 2013
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Israel's successful central bank chief is leaving. Ben Bernanke's term is up at the end of the year. Could Fischer be his successor?

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Feb 15, 2013
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