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Global economy, oil prices and innovation

On January 30, 2015, Summers talked with Maria Bartiromo on FOX’s Opening Bell about the global economy, oil prices and innovation among students.

Academic Freedom and Anti-Semitism

Summers gave a speech to inaugurate the forum on academic freedom at Columbia Center for Law and Liberty on January 29, 2015.  In his speech, he said, “Academic freedom is essential if universities are to succeed in their missions of creating and disseminating knowledge.”   continue

Growing concerns about the sense of stagnation

In an interview on the Charlie Rose Show on January 29, 2015, Summers discussed the growing concerns about the sense of stagnation. Summers told Rose, “we are in unchartered territory in regards to the global economy, with problems with lack of demand, deflation that’s too low, central banks that have trouble being activists and too much savings.” continue