HKS Affiliated Authors

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


Doing Right by our Children. Lawrence Summers, Fall 2012, Opinion. “The United States today faces many daunting challenges. But none should take higher priority than that of doing right by our children. In fact, leaving this country a better place for future generations is a good way to think about solving a whole set of government financial challenges. Unfortunately, in many cases, we are currently falling short. We are not doing right by our children if we pass them entitlement programs for our retirements that they are unable to afford. We are not doing right by our children if the budget deficit is out of control, even after the economy recovers...” Link