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… read more

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 during the Trump administration. He stressed the importance of public investments in transportation, drinking water, and education, and for the need to responsibly finance them. Following his remarks, Ed Glaeser, a Harvard University economics professor, discussed with Mr. Summers the merits and pitfalls of various financing mechanisms to fund infrastructure projects.

This program was the first in a Brookings Institution series of discussions on public investments that could be made during the early years of the Donald Trump administration. close

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 09, 2017 | 10:00am EST | C-SPAN RADIO
Last Aired:
Feb 03, 2017 | 1:37pm EST | C-SPAN 3

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  • Jan 09, 2017 | 10:00am EST | C-SPAN RADIO
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  • Jan 23, 2017 | 5:47pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 03, 2017 | 1:37pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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