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Lawrence H. Summers

Lawrence H. SummersAKA Lawrence Henry Summers

Born: 30-Nov-1954
Birthplace: New Haven, CT

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Economist
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Treasury Secretary, 1999-2001

Father: Robert Summers (economics professor)
Mother: Anita A. Summers (public policy professor)
Wife: Victoria Summers (tax attorney, div.)
Son: Henry
Daughter: Pam (twin)
Daughter: Ruth (twin)
Wife: Elisa New (Harvard professor, m. 11-Dec-2005)

    High School: Lower Merion High School, Ardmore, PA
    University: BS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1975)
    University: PhD Economics, Harvard University (1982)
    Professor: Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1979-82)
    Professor: Political Economy, Harvard University (1983-91)
    Administrator: President, Harvard University (2001-06)

    US National Economic Council Director (2009-10)
    D. E. Shaw & Co. Managing Director (2006-09)
    US Secretary of the Treasury 2-Jul-1999 to 20-Jan-2001
    World Bank Chief Economist (1991-99)
    US Council of Economic Advisers Domestic Policy Economist (1982-83)
    Bilderberg Group
    Bretton Woods Committee
    Brookings Institution
    Center for Global Development Board of Directors
    Council on Foreign Relations
    Econometric Society Fellow (1985)
    Group of Thirty
    National Academy of Sciences 2002
    Institute for International Economics Board of Directors
    Obama for America
    Partnership for Public Service Board of Governors
    Trilateral Commission
    Andreessen Horowitz Special Advisor (2011)
    John Bates Clark Medal

Author of books:
Understanding Unemployment (1990)
Reform in Eastern Europe (1991, with others)

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