Why Larry Summers Is the Economist Everyone Hates to Love

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Season 7, Episode 7

This week on Freakonomics Radio: he’s been U.S. Treasury Secretary, a chief economist for the Obama White House and the World Bank, and president of Harvard. He’s one of the most brilliant economists of his generation (and perhaps the most irascible). And he thinks the Trump Administration is wrong on just about everything.

To find out more, check out the podcasts from which this hour was drawn: “Why Larry Summers Is the Economist Everyone Hates to Love” and “Legacy of a Jerk.”

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