Bloomberg Markets' 50 Most Influential

By Bloomberg Markets - 2012-09-05T07:58:26Z

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John Taylor

Professor, Stanford University.

He's known in monetary policy circles for the Taylor rule, a formula to prescribe moves in interest rates based on changes in inflation and output. Paul Ryan calls Taylor, 65, "the leading voice" on Fed matters.