US Economy

Strengthening America’s Economic Dynamism

Event information
Wed Jul 31, 2024
1:30pm - 2:30pm MDT
Paepcke Auditorium
1000 N. Third St.
Aspen, CO
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In collaboration with the Aspen Economic Strategy Group
Featuring Lawrence H. Summers, Charles W. Eliot University Professor and President Emeritus at Harvard University and former United States Secretary of the Treasury; and Robert B. Zoellick, Chair of Temasek Americas and former United States Trade Representative; in conversation with Melissa S. Kearney, director of the Aspen Economic Strategy Group. Americans are facing an era of economic reconfiguration driven by rising global tensions, technological change, and a populist backlash to the economic status quo. Leaders on both sides of the political aisle are increasingly turning away from free market principles and endorsing protectionist trade policies and government industrial policy. This shift threatens to end an era characterized by international economic cooperation and broad-based global growth. What does this mean for America’s economic dynamism? What steps should US policy and business leaders take to advance innovation, growth, and widespread economic prosperity?
Paepcke Auditorium, doors at 1:00 pm

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