Lawrence H. Summers

Hank welcomes Lawrence H. Summers (71st US Treasury Secretary, 8th Director of the Economic Council, and Charles W. Eliot University Professor and President Emeritus at Harvard University) to Straight Talk. They discuss the role of government in the lived economy, the legacy of our pandemic response, and taking a radically pragmatic approach to China. Summers shares insights on the importance of America’s higher education system, his shift from academia to Washington, and secular stagnation.