The World's Most Powerful People in 2017

Politics |

Xi Jinping

Mr. Jinping is the current General Secretary of the Communist Party of China. He's considered to be one of the most prominent members of the Crown Prince Party.

Janet Yellen

How can an economist be one of the world's most powerful people? When they are the Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.

During her tenure she has focused on keeping interest rates low to avoid inflation.