Date: Sep 24, 2020Time: 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM

VIRTUAL – Lawrence H. Summers on the Post Covid-19 Economy: Managing the New Normal

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Please join Lawrence H. Summers for a virtual fireside chat as he discusses the long-term implications of the US’ Covid-19 pandemic on the economy, moderated by Mitchell Dong AB ’75, OPM ‘97.

What does our former University President and former US Treasury Secretary think about current and future economic policy? How should businesses and investors plan in a post-Covid 19 environment? What are the implications for US China relations and the global economy? As a former advisor to Presidents Clinton and Obama, what advice does Summers have for our current political leaders?

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Lawrence H. Summers

Charles W. Eliot University Professor and President Emeritus at Harvard University

Lawrence H. Summers is the Charles W. Eliot University Professor and President Emeritus of Harvard University. During the past two decades, he has served in a series of senior policy positions in Washington, D.C., including the 71st Secretary of the Treasury for President Clinton, Director of the National Economic Council for President Obama and Vice President of Development Economics and Chief Economist of the World Bank.

He received a bachelor of science degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1975 and was awarded a Ph.D. from Harvard in 1982. In 1983, he became one of the youngest individuals in recent history to be named as a tenured member of the Harvard University faculty. In 1987, Mr. Summers became the first social scientist ever to receive the annual Alan T. Waterman Award of the National Science Foundation (NSF), and in 1993 he was awarded the John Bates Clark Medal, given every two years to the outstanding American economist under the age of 40.

He is currently the Charles W. Eliot University Professor at Harvard University and the Weil Director of the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business & Government at Harvard’s Kennedy School. He and his wife Elisa New, a professor of English at Harvard, reside in Brookline with their six children.


Mitchell Dong (AB ’75, OPM ‘97)

Mitchell Dong runs his family’s investment office and is a hedge fund manager. He has managed hedge funds which use quantitative methods to trade uranium, electric power, gold and mutual funds. Currently he runs a cryptocurrency trading fund which does arbitrage and trend following. In the past, Mitchell was a developer of solar, hydroelectric and cogeneration power plants. Mitchell is a graduate of Harvard College majoring in economics and the OPM program at Harvard Business School. Mitchell’s family philanthropy supports the Harvard Chan School of Public Health.

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