Ben Bernanke

The economy, as a great big thing, is mysterious.  The lives of millions of people connect into one big system that has its own ways apart from any one of them.  But there are people who have positions of power and influence, those whose job it is to keep it all keepin’ on.

Chief among them is the Chief, Ben Bernanke.  Who is this guy?

More people every day are asking that question.  The press, for its part, gave his introduction a long time ago – and rarely go back over the same ground.  That’s a shame because now we have a track record to examine.

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