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Lawrence H. Summers
Opinion

Opinion

Lawrence H. Summers

In 2020, Americans can set the world back on the right path, vote by vote

  • Bad economics drives bad politics, creating a vicious circle. US populism is just a manifestation of a trend that includes Brexit and Chinese nationalism. But America has a chance for a course correction this year by electing a new president

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Lawrence H. Summers

Lawrence H. Summers

Lawrence H. Summers was US Treasury secretary (1999-2001), director of the US National Economic Council (2009-2010), and president of Harvard University (2001-2006), where he is currently Charles W. Eliot Professor.