1953 – He was born on the 13th of December in Augusta, Georgia.
1971 – He Graduated from a high school in Dillon, South Carolina.
1975 – He graduated summa cum laude from Harvard University.
1978 – He Married Spanish instructor Anna Friedmann, who taught at Princeton Day School.
1979 – He Earned his PhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
1985 – He taught at the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
1996 – He was the chairman of Department of Economics at Princeton University.
2002 – He was Member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve.
2005 – He resigned his position at Princeton on 1st of July.
– He was chairman of Council of Economic Advisors.
– He was nominated as chairman of Federal Reserve Board.