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Lawrence Summers

  • Ukraine: Don't repeat past mistakes

    The events in Ukraine have now made effective external support for successful economic and political reform there even more crucial. The world community is rising to the occasion, with concrete indications of aid coming not just from the International Monetary Fund and other international financial...

    Monday, 10 March 2014 - 11:20pm
  • The 'Obama debt' fallacy

    People will debate the merits of President Obama's stimulus measures - though I think their positive effect on growth and employment is quite clear - but this debate matters little. Government employment has been contracting, and the debate over stimulus has largely faded.

    Tuesday, 6 November 2012 - 1:30am
  • Europe’s perilous phase threatens integration within, recovery around

    Tackling the crisis will require a shift from politically driven arithmetic to arithmetically driven politics — in short, hard decisions.

    Tuesday, 19 July 2011 - 6:00am