HKS Affiliated Authors

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


October 21, 2021, Video: "Former US Treasury Secretary and Director of the National Economic Council for President Obama, Lawrence H. Summers (Charles W. Eliot Professor and President Emeritus at Harvard University) joins Professor David Aikman (Director of the Qatar Centre for Global Banking and Finance) for a keynote discussion at the IFABS 2021 Oxford Conference titled 'Financial System(s) of tomorrow'. In this video, Lawrence H. Summers discusses the inflation outlook in the US and how overheating and inflation pose the greatest risk to the US economy. He discusses the suitability of the Fed's new flexible average inflation targeting framework for addressing this risk and the potential knock-on consequences of US inflation risks for emerging market economies. He ends by highlighting priorities for researchers working in this area." Watch Via Kings Business School on Youtube

HKS Author - Lawrence Summers