Lawrence H. Summers
Weil Director, Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business & Government
Charles W. Eliot University Professor and President Emeritus
Harvard University

During the past two decades, Professor Summers has served in a series of senior policy positions, including vice president of development economics and chief economist of the World Bank, undersecretary of the treasury for international affairs, director of the National Economic Council for the Obama administration, and secretary of the treasury of the United States. In 1983, he became one of the youngest individuals in recent history to be named as a tenured member of the Harvard University faculty. In 1987, Summers became the first social scientist ever to receive the annual Alan T. Waterman Award of the National Science Foundation and in 1993, he was awarded the John Bates Clark Medal, given every two years to an outstanding American economist under the age of 40. Summers received a bachelor of science degree from MIT and was awarded a PhD from Harvard. VIEW FULL BIO

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Friday, May 16 / 11:45 a.m.
John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum
Friday, May 16 / 1:00 p.m.
Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government