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May 16, 2013

United States
A Conversation with Lael Brainard

Lael Brainard, undersecretary for international affairs at the U.S. Department of Treasury, discusses the outlook for the global economy.

January 21, 2011

United States
A Conversation with Lael Brainard

Lael Brainard, undersecretary for international affairs at the U.S. Department of Treasury, outlines the discussion between President Obama and President Hu Jintao, as well as the effect of the finan…

October 11, 2019

United States
Happy 244th Birthday to the U.S. Navy!

The U.S. Navy turns 244 years-old this weekend. On October 13, 1775, the Continental Congress commissioned two ships, each with eighty sailors, “for intercepting such transports as may be laden with …

U.S. Navy

November 17, 2010

Economic Crises
A Conversation with Lawrence H. Summers

Lawrence H. Summers, director of the National Economic Council, remarks on volatile currency exchange rates, unstable European markets, and the negative effects of financial policy on organic economi…

August 23, 2017

Monetary Policy
G-3 Coordination Failures of the Past Eight Years? (A Riff on Cœuré and Brainard)

The world would be in a better place today if the ECB and BoJ had joined the Fed in quantitative easing early on. Their lag in easing contributed to the policy gap that led to the dollar's large 2014…

G-3 Coordination Failures of the Past Eight Years? (A Riff on Cœuré and Brainard)

August 15, 2019

Election 2020
Meet Elizabeth Warren, Democratic Presidential Candidate

As politicians, Ronald Reagan and Elizabeth Warren are opposites. He wanted to unleash the power of the market; she wants to curtail its abuses. But for all of their policy differences, the two share…

Elizabeth Warren

March 19, 2008

United States
HBO History Makers Series with Lawrence H. Summers

Watch Lawrence H. Summers, Harvard University's Charles W. Eliot university professor, reflect on his career in government and academia as part of CFR's HBO History Makers Series.

March 19, 2008

United States
HBO History Makers Series: Lawrence Summers

LS: I didn't share many of the policy preferences of that administration, I found the experience to be one that was very interesting. I think from that point forward I hoped I would have a chance to …

January 21, 2011

United States
C. Peter McColough Series on International Economics with Lael Brainard

  The C. Peter McColough Series on International Economics is presented by the Corporate Program and the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies.

April 22, 2019

North Korea
Deterrence and Detente on the Korean Peninsula

At this time of uncertainty, the U.S.-ROK alliance needs a strategy that supports best-case outcomes but also hedges against worst-case scenarios.

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