There is a time for everything, also for my time in politics which has been long and eventful. Now I believe it is time for others to take the baton that was passed to me following the crash. I have therefore decided to leave political life at the end of this term.
A society that does not use the intellectual power of its female population fully is not a wise society. Most women are not as tainted by mistakes in the conduct of the economy as the male population, and now they deserve an opportunity.
Thinking precisely and systematically about something as complex and irregular as a modern...- Robert Solow
We must draw on the unique strengths of the Japanese economy, seek an open and cooperative...- Yoshihiko Noda
I inherited a sick economy and passed on a sound one. But one abiding regret for me is tha...- John Major
Actually, I have been very supportive of a very robust stimulus package from day one. I th...- Judd Gregg
If we don't get this economy going, the numbers that represent this stimulus package are g...- Judd Gregg
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|Birth:||4th October, 1942|
Johanna Siguroardottir was born in Reykjavík, Iceland. She is an Icelandic politician and the former Prime Minister of Iceland from 2009-2013. She was appointed as Iceland's Minister of Social Affairs and Social Security, serving from 1987–1994 and 2007–2009. She studied at Commercial College of Iceland. After graduating with her commercial diploma in 1960, she worked as a flight attendant with Loftleiðir. She was active in the trade union movement from early in her professional life. She was also a member of the Board of the Commercial Workers' Union from 1976 to 1983.
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