Latest from Lawrence H. Summers

That’s dangerous. Areas where distress is greatest and opportunity is least provide disproportionate support for candidates advocating populist nationalist policies.

  • Oct 9, 2019

A serious roundtable program in support of stakeholder capitalism should include legislation and regulation.

  • Sep 2, 2019

The Trump administration's flailing bluster risks real economic damage.

  • Aug 6, 2019

Everyone knows it cannot predict the economic future.

  • Aug 1, 2019

We must all hope that Lagarde and her successor at the IMF will rise to the occasion.

  • Jul 8, 2019

The economists Emmanuel Saez and Gabriel Zucman say it could rake in $187 billion a year, but that's probably overly optimistic.

  • Jun 28, 2019

The Fed should cut interest rates by 50 basis points over the summer and by more, if necessary, in the fall.

  • Jun 4, 2019

The senator has an incorrect diagnosis for the problem.

  • May 31, 2019

Tariffs alone don’t explain the volatility in stocks.

  • May 14, 2019

My experience with crises is that they are never resolved until the authorities have made a forecast that proves too pessimistic. We are not there yet in Puerto Rico.

  • Apr 17, 2018
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