Paul Krugman Doesn't Think Fischer Has Edge to Be Picked to Head the U.S. Federal Reserve

In a recent column, Washington Post blogger Dylan Matthews proposed Fischer as a possible successor to Ben Bernanke; Fischer is retiring from his job in Jerusalem at the end of June.

New York Times columnist Paul Krugman says he doesn't think Bank of Israel Governor Stanley Fischer has a leg up on the competition to be chosen the next chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve.