Ben Bernanke

Ben Bernanke "Jokes" About Not Being Qualified Enough to Teach at Princeton

Then again, isn't Paul Krugman from there too?

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Never believe Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke doesn't have a sense of humor.

"I wrote recently to inquire about the status of my leave from the university, and the letter I got back began, 'Regrettably, Princeton receives many more qualified applicants for faculty positions than we can accommodate,'" Bernanke said in remarks prepared for delivery on Sunday to new Princeton University graduates in his commencement speech.