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  • Ben Bernanke and Lawrence Summers Discuss Monetary Policy
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    Monetary Policy and Inflation

    The Brookings Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy held a discussion on the role inflation plays in shaping U.S. monetary policy. In this session, experts including former Federal…

  • emWall Street Journalem CEO Council Former Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers
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    Wall Street Journal CEO Council, Former Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers

    The Wall Street Journal hosted its annual CEO Council meeting in Washington, D.C. In this portion, former Clinton administration Treasury Secretary Larry Summers, who also served in the Obama…

  • Larry Summers on Public Investment
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    Larry Summers on Public Investment

    Larry Summers, both a former Obama administration White House Economic Council director and secretary of the treasury in the Clinton administration, made remarks on public investments…

  • Lawrence Summers and Robert Barro Discuss Economic Recovery Since 2008
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    Economic Recovery Since 2008

    Former Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers and Harvard Economics Professor Robert Barro talked about the future of economic growth. Both leaders agreed that corporate tax reform and…

  • Technology and the Workforce Panel 1
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    Technology and the Workforce, Panel 1

    Panelists talked about the future of work in an age of rapid mechanical and technical advancements. They spoke about the link between technology and workforce success, as well as the impact…

  • Discussion on Growing Income Inequality
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    Economy and Income Inequality

    Larry Summers and Ed Balls, chairs of the Inclusive Prosperity Commission (IPC), spoke about a report released by the IPC aimed at reinvigorating the middle class and reducing income inequality. They…

  • ExportImport Bank Conference
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    Larry Summers on U.S. Economy

    Larry Summers spoke at the 2014 Export-Import Bank Conference in Washington, D.C. Mr. Summers talked about the economy, the deficit and education. Export-Import Bank President Fred Hochberg…

  • Former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers on Economic Policy
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    Former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers on Economic Policy

    Former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers spoke about U.S. economic policy and a number of issues, including future prospects for economic growth, health care reform, income inequality in the…

  • Ben Bernanke Remarks to International Monetary Fund
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    Ben Bernanke Remarks to International Monetary Fund

    Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke was one of four panelists examining policy responses to economic crises. He compared the financial crisis of 2008 to the panic of 1907 and the lessons learned from both events.…

  • 2008 Financial Crisis Economic Advisors Panel
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    2008 Financial Crisis, Economic Advisors Panel

    Economic advisors from the Clinton, Bush and Obama administrations talked about the economic impact of the 2008 financial crisis. David Wessel moderated. “2008 Revisited: The Economics of the Crisis” was…

  • LongTerm US Economic Strategy
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    Long-Term U.S. Economic Strategy

    Lawrence Summers talked about long-term U.S. economic strategy. Among his statements he said that doing away with President Obama’s payroll tax cut was not a good idea in the current economic situation, and called…

  • US Tax Policy
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    U.S. Tax Policy

    Panelists talked about the case for U.S. tax reform. Topics included tax code simplification and fairness, the value-added tax, the corporate tax rate, and raising taxes to pay for Social…

  • Lawrence Summers Interview
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    Lawrence Summers Interview

    Lawrence Summers was interviewed at an Atlantic summit on economic recovery in the United States and globally. He said the economic growth rate over the next decade would determine the levels of…

  • Global Economic Outlook
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    Global Economic Outlook

    Former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers and Glenn Hubbard, an economic adviser to Mitt Romney, talked about the global financial crisis. Among the issues he addressed were the eurozone debt…

  • US Economy and Federal Deficit
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    U.S. Economy and Federal Deficit

    Lawrence Summers and Robert Gibbs debated Karl Rove and Alan Simpson on ways to solve U.S. economic issues. The debate included opening remarks, roundtable discussion, and responses to questions submitted by members of the…

  • Future of US Innovation
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    Future of U.S. Innovation

    Panelists talked about the role of government in fostering innovation, and the impact of science and discovery on the U.S. economy.

  • International Debt and Trade
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    International Debt and Trade

    Lawrence Summers and international banking officials spoke about the global economy, debt and international trade policies. They also responded to questions from the audience.

  • Larry Summers Remarks on the US Economy
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    Larry Summers Remarks on the U.S. Economy

    White House economic adviser Lawrence Summers talked about the U.S. economy. He said he expected low consumer demand to continue for several years, and he recommended greater emphasis on…

  • Presidents Council of Advisors on Science and Technology Report
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    President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology Report

    Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, White House Economic Adviser Lawrence Summers, and others talked about information technology in the new health care law and future…

  • Larry Summers on Job Creation and Economic Growth
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    Larry Summers on Job Creation and Economic Growth

    White House senior economic adviser Larry Summers talked about how the government can contribute to economic growth and job creation through technology, including ongoing development of the…

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