HKS Affiliated Authors

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


‘Potemkin money’ is wrong way to help Ukraine. Lawrence H. Summers, March 9, 2014, Opinion. "The west should make modest promises and then strive to deliver more than the country expects. Events in Ukraine have underscored the importance of effective external support for successful economic and political reform. The international community is finally responding with concrete indications of support. At one level the situation in Ukraine is unique – a product of the country’s sensitive location between Russia and Europe. At another, however, it is merely the latest example of a phenomenon that recurs all too often...Link