Lawrence Summers, Director of the White House's National Economic Council and President Obama's Chief Economic Adviser, discusses America's economic landscape in a post-recession world, for the National Constitution Center's Eighth Annual John M. Templeton, Jr. Lecture on Economic Liberties and the Constitution.
George L. Priest, Professor of Law and Economics and Kauffman Distinguished Research Scholar in Law, Economics, and Entrepreneurship at Yale Law School, delivers the response. Glenn Hubbard, Dean of Columbia Business School, moderates.
R. Glenn Hubbard
Glenn Hubbard is dean and Russell L. Carson Professor of Finance and Economics at Columbia Business School. He is also a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research. In addition to writing more than 100 scholarly articles in economics and finance, Hubbard is the author of two leading textbooks on economics and co-author of Seeds of Destruction; The Mutual Fund Industry; The Aid Trap; and Healthy, Wealthy, and Wise. From 2001 to 2003, he was chairman of the US Council of Economic Advisers under President George W. Bush. He currently co-chairs the Committee on Capital Markets Regulation.
George L. Priest
George L. Priest is Professor of Law and Economics and Kauffman Distinguished Research Scholar in Law, Economics, and Entrepreneurship at Yale Law School.
Former Treasury Secretary Lawrence H. Summers is one of America’s leading economists. In addition to serving as 71st Secretary of the Treasury in the Clinton Administration, Dr. Summers served as Director of the White House National Economic Council in the Obama Administration, as President of Harvard University, and as the Chief Economist of the World Bank.