HKS Affiliated Authors

Frank and Denie Weil Director of the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government
Charles W. Eliot University Professor


April 6, 2023, Video: “This hybrid seminar was given by Phil Gramm, former United States Senator and author of The Myth of American Inequality: How Government Biases Policy Debate, on Wednesday, April 5, 2023. It was moderated by M-RCBG Director Lawrence H. Summers. Senator Gramm discussed his research on how the government measures economic well-being which challenge the prevailing view that inequality and poverty are both very high. Gramm outlined how these measures inform our policy debates. Professor Summers provided remarks, along with others in the audience.”