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Lawrence Summers is a professor at and past president of Harvard University. He was treasury secretary from 1999 to 2001 and an economic adviser to President Barack Obama from 2009 through 2010.
Employing more people is a good idea, but it’s not as simple as it sounds.
Most economists agree that liberalizing trade is likely to do more for U.S. prosperity.
What we’re seeing is the achievement of fairly ordinary growth with extraordinary policy and financial conditions.
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.
U.S. bluster has caused most of the world to rally to China’s side.
Currency markets are sending a signal that the United States is not on a healthy path.
The Trump administration's first Council of Economic Advisers report just doesn't hold up.
It is pretty clear that the Wells Fargo board has manifestly failed in its duties of supervision.
Janet Yellen did an admirable job. Can her successor stabilize the U.S. economy?
Millions who never knew his name lived better, more secure lives because of what he did.