Tag archive for ‘Larry Summers’
Gil Tanenbaum On Monday, March 22nd, 2021

Larry Summers Calls Biden Stimulus Package Irresponsible

Larry Summers – Harvard Pic Former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers is not happy with the $1.9 trillion Covid-19 economic stimulus deal which was recently passed by the U.S. Congress. He is concerned that More...

News Brief On Wednesday, August 26th, 2015

Summers Warns Yellen Against A Rate Hike

  Larry Summers has an article in the FT that warns the Fed would make a mistake if it goes ahead with its intention of raising interest rates in September. We are witnessing a downward revision to world More...

Howard Davies On Tuesday, August 25th, 2015

Deputy Governor of the Bank of England Howard Davies: Central Bank Confidential

LONDON – In 1993, the economists Alberto Alesina and Larry Summers published a seminal paper that argued that central bank independence keeps inflation in check, with no adverse consequences for economic More...

News Max On Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

Larry Summers: Worry Not, Economic Armageddon Isn’t Upon US

  Some of the remarks from former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers over the past few years could be read as extremely pessimistic for the U.S. economy and our role in global economic affairs. But that’s More...

Yoel Bermant On Sunday, October 20th, 2013

Larry Summers Rejects Netanyahu’s Offer To Become Bank of Israel (BoI) Governor

– Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was turned down by the former US Treasury Secretary. – Larry Summers / Getty – Even as the farce for the Bank of Israel governorship has lasted for More...

Gali Raz On Sunday, October 20th, 2013

Sheryl Sandberg Launches Her ‘Lean In’ Campus Initiative

– It was no coincidence that Sandberg chose Howard University  in Washington, D.C. to announce details of her new initiative in a campus known to be favored by female students of African American origin. – Sheryl More...

Gali Raz On Monday, September 16th, 2013

Larry Summers says “no thanks” to the Fed

– Summers has surprisingly decided to withdraw his candidacy for the post as head of the Federal Reserve soon to be vacated by Ben Bernanke – Larry Summers / Getty – In a surprising turn of More...

Albert Hecht On Thursday, September 12th, 2013

Lael Brainard a leading candidate for the Fed

President Obama is reportedly poised to nominate Ms. Brainard, currently of the Treasury Department, to join the board of governors at the US Federal Reserve. – Lael Brainard / Wikipedia – Anticipation More...

Stanley Green On Monday, May 27th, 2013

Larry Summers looks set to tip Janet Yellen at the post to take over from Ben Bernanke as head of the US Fed

– For a long time it looked that Yellen, vice-chairman of the Fed, would be taking a short walk across the corridor to replace Bernanke when he steps down next year. However it now appears that informed More...

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