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Europe and America in the 21st Century

LSE Public Lecture

Date: Thursday 13 November 2003
Time: 2.30pm
Venue: Old Theatre, Old Building
: Lawrence H Summers, President of Harvard University
Chair: Howard Davies, Director, LSE

Lawrence H. Summers took office as 27th president of Harvard University on July 1, 2001. Previous to this this Mr Summers had served as vice president of development economics and chief economist of the World Bank between 1991 and 1993. Following this he was appointed to serve as US undersecretary of the treasury for international affairs and in 1999 to serve as President Clinton's secretary of the treasury.

Transcript of Lecture (PDF)

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