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Geithner is part of what has been called a "Democratic all-star economic team" that includes experienced Washington hands like Lawrence Summers. Not only is Geithner relatively young for a treasury secretary; he also lacks a Ph.D. in economics and deep experience in the private sector.
changes that will be necessary."
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Date of Birth: 8/11/1961
Hometown: Brooklyn, N.Y.
Education: BA in government and Asian Studies, Dartmouth College; MA, international economics and East Asian studies, Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies
Geithner graduated from high school at the International School of Bangkok in Thailand.