America and the New Global Economy

Event offered by:
The Foreign Policy Association

Event Details

Date:
Wednesday, April 9, 2008
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM 
Location:
Museum of Modern Art
11 West 53rd Street
Ronald S. and Jo Carole Lauder Bldg, Titus One Auditorium
New York, NY
Event type
Lecture / Panel  

Event Transcripts and Video

Off the Record Lecture Series and the FPA jointly present the Elizabeth French Hitchcock lecture. Please join us for this year's guest speaker, Lawrence H. Summers, Harvard University, former Secretary of the Treasury, United States, for his talk on "America and the Global Economy."

This event is open to FPA Members and OTR Members ONLY.

Event Speakers

    • Lawrence H. Summers
      Charles W. Eliot University Professor, Harvard University, former United States Secretary of Treasury

      Lawrence H. Summers in the Charles W. Eliot Professor at Harvard University. He served as the 27th President of Harvard University from July 2001 until June 2006. An eminent scholar and admired public servant, Dr. Summers has taught on the faculty of both Harvard and MIT. Dr. Summers was Secretary of the Treasury in the Clinton administration (1999-2001). He has also served in a series of senior public policy positions, including political economist for the President's Council of Economic Advisers, and chief economist of the World Bank. In 1993, he received the John Bates Clark Medal, given every two years to the outstanding American economist under the age of 40. Dr. Summers received his B.S. from MIT and his Ph.D in economics from Harvard.