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Insights Series

February 11, 2022


By Kevin Kajiwara

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A Conversation with Lawrence H. Summers, 71st U.S. Secretary of the Treasury

We are pleased to welcome Lawrence H. Summers to the Teneo Insights Series. Summers is one of America’s leading economists, having served as U.S. Secretary of the Treasury in the Clinton administration and as Director of the National Economic Council in the Obama administration. Summers is currently the Charles W. Eliot University Professor and President Emeritus of Harvard University.

Summers, well known for his views on inflation, shares his perspectives on a range of issues, including: monetary and fiscal policy options; the impact of higher rates and less stimulus on growth; the implications of less abundant capital in the midst of economic populism; rethinking of supply chains and the green energy transition; the effectiveness of ever increasing economic sanctions; the rise of digital currencies; and China’s impact on the global economy.

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About Teneo Insights

Teneo’s Insights Series provides in-depth analysis on the issues that matter most to CEOs and their businesses. Moderated by Kevin Kajiwara, Co-President of Teneo Political Risk Advisory, each episode features experts from business, politics, academia and media discussing hot-button issues and the impact on financial markets, geopolitics and the business world.

The views and opinions are solely of the program participants and do not necessarily reflect those of Teneo. They are offered to stimulate thought and discussion and not as legal, financial, accounting, tax or other professional advice or counsel.

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