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Speaker(s): Professor Lawrence H. Summers
Chair: Professor Paul De Grauwe

Recorded on 20 January 2015 at Old Theatre, Old Building

This public conversation with one of America’s leading economists, Professor Lawrence H. Summers, will focus on the topic of secular stagnation and the report Professor Summers is currently working on, New Approaches to Progressive Policy, which will be published on 15 January.

Former Treasury Secretary Lawrence H. Summers (@LHSummers) is one of America’s leading economists. In addition to serving as 71st Secretary of the Treasury in the Clinton Administration, Dr Summers served as Director of the White House National Economic Council in the Obama Administration, as President of Harvard University, and as the Chief Economist of the World Bank.

Paul De Grauwe (@pdegrauwe) is the John Paulson Chair in European Political Economy at LSE.

The Department of Economics at LSE (@LSEEcon) is one of the largest economics departments in the world. Its size ensures that all areas of economics are strongly represented in both research and teaching.

The Centre For Macroeconomics (@CFMUK) brings together world-class experts to carry out pioneering research on the global economic crisis and to help design policies that alleviate it.

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