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Ideas Rule the World, not Kings or Corporations

Lawrence Summers, economist, professor, former president of Harvard University, and economic adviser to President Obama, asks this question in a thought provoking lecture about the evolution of ideas and the critical importance of education in an increasingly multi-faceted world.

Making Complex Decisions: A Masterclass with Lawrence Summers

Lawrence H. Summers leads a six-part workshop on employing rational, data-driven thinking to make complex decisions.

Larry Summers: We Need to Invest in Infrastructure

Interest rates are low. Construction unemployment is high. There's no better time to invest in major infrastructure projects. Larry Summers asks what we're waiting for.

Larry Summers: Oil Prices Should Stay Down

The acclaimed economist talks oil prices, energy independence, and America's unavoidable market vulnerability.