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Debt Management and Zero Lower Bound

On September 30, 2014, Summers presented a co-authored paper titled, “Government Debt Management at the Zero Lower Bound,” at the Brookings Institute in Washington, DC.  continue

Need comprehensive tax reform

In an interview with Andrew Ross Sorkin of CNBC’s Squawk Box on September 26, 2014, Summers called for comprehensive tax reform.  Summers also discussed income inequality, asset bubbles and tax inversions with Sorkin. continue

Push for Domestic Financing for Health

Summers spoke to the United Nations General Assembly on Monday, September 22, 2014 and called for low and middle income countries to increase their spending on health.  Summers said, “Just 1 percent of their economic growth over the next two decades would fund the grand convergence.” continue