Facts about Lawrence Summers

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Lawrence Summers is a famous Economist from USA, he/she is 65 years old and still alive, born November 30, 1954.

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He/she is born under the zodiac sagittarius, who is known for Philosophical, Motion, Experimentation, Optimism. Our collection contains 21 quotes who is written / told by Lawrence.

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Famous quotes by Lawrence Summers (21)


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"Global capital markets pose the same kinds of problems that jet planes do. They are faster, more comfortable, and they get you where you are going better. But the crashes are much more spectacular"
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"There are children who are working in textile businesses in Asia who would be prostitutes on the streets if they did not have those jobs"
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"It says something about this new global economy that USA Today now reports every morning on the day's events in Asian markets"
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"It used to be said that when the U.S. sneezed, the world caught a cold. The opposite is equally true today"
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"In the history of the world, no one has ever washed a rented car"
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"In politics, as in poetry, it is sometimes true that it is darkest before dawn"
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"Blaming speculators as a response to financial crisis goes back at least to the Greeks. It's almost always the wrong response"
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"We are inheriting the worst financial system since the Depression. We're inheriting a situation - when people go back and study major banking crises a quarter century from now, the one that America developed in 2007 and 2008 is going to be one of those crises"
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"Now is the time for us to strike. We must strengthen our foothold in Asia, to ensure no nation overtakes us"
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"I've always thought that underpopulated countries in Africa are vastly underpolluted"
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"I think the economic logic behind dumping a load of toxic waste in the lowest wage country is impeccable and we should face up to it"
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"Contagion has become very much a phenomenon, and it's a phenomenon of globalization"
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"The dramatic modernization of the Asian economies ranks alongside the Renaissance and the Industrial Revolution as one of the most important developments in economic history"
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"The availability of private insurance provides tremendous insulation for millions of individuals"
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"It was wrong to allow Stalin to shape the European landscape of the 20th century. It would be even more wrong to let him shape the landscape of the 21st century"
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"You can't have a situation in which companies proceed on a permanent basis relying only on cash from the government"
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"If you look at the history of the American capital market, there's probably no innovation more important than the idea of generally accepted accountancy principles"
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"But ultimately what I was impressed by during my years in government was how much the intellectual climate and the prevailing intellectual notions constrained and represented the universe within which the discourse took place"
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"The United States basically accepted protection abroad as the price of post-war recovery. Now, that these countries have caught up to our level of prosperity, it is time for them to catch up to our level of openness"
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"It certainly was difficult to sell NAFTA because it's always difficult to sell open markets"
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"Start with the idea that you can't repeal the laws of economics. Even if they are inconvenient"


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