Lifetime achievement award: Donald Kohn

Donald Kohn
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Donald Kohn may not have seen it all. But he has seen and done an awful lot. The career of the US Federal Reserve System veteran spans four and a half decades – about two-fifths of the Fed's existence. He has also served under five Fed chairs as well as one Bank of England (BoE) governor. When US presidential candidate Donald Trump criticised Fed chair Janet Yellen in 2016 for keeping interest rates too low, Kohn was one of the few active central bankers to have witnessed something similar be