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Credit Suisse Lecture


A Fireside Chat


Lawrence H. Summers

71st Secretary of the Treasury

Thursday, March 21 at 7:00 pm: Schwarzman College, Dalio Auditorium, Level B2


The Event: Schwarzman College is honored to host a dialogue with Larry Summers, where he will share his views on economics, international affairs, and leadership. The conversation will be moderated by Charles Krumholz and Lucy Oyer from the Schwarzman College Class of 2019.

This lecture has been made possible through the generous support of Credit Suisse.

The Speaker: Lawrence H. Summers is the Charles W. Eliot University Professor and President Emeritus of Harvard University. During the past two decades, he has served in a series of senior policy positions in Washington, D.C., including the 71st Secretary of the Treasury for President Clinton, Director of the National Economic Council for President Obama and Vice President of Development Economics and Chief Economist of the World Bank.

He received a bachelor of science degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1975 and was awarded a Ph.D. from Harvard in 1982. In 1983, he became one of the youngest individuals in recent history to be named as a tenured member of the Harvard University faculty. In 1987, Mr. Summers became the first social scientist ever to receive the annual Alan T. Waterman Award of the National Science Foundation (NSF), and in 1993 he was awarded the John Bates Clark Medal, given every two years to the outstanding American economist under the age of 40.

He is currently the Charles W. Eliot University Professor at Harvard University and the Weil Director of the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business & Government at Harvard’s Kennedy School. He and his wife Elisa New, a professor of English at Harvard, reside in Brookline with their six children.

Thursday, March 21 7:00 pm 321日周四 晚上7:00

Dalio Auditorium, Schwarzman College, Level B2 清华大学苏世民书院达理礼堂,地下二层

Doors Open at 6:30 pm 晚上6:30开始入场


This event will be in English and is open to Tsinghua students, faculty, and staff. 

All attendees should register by completing the online registration form.

Only students, faculty, and staff with confirmed registration and valid Tsinghua ID will be admitted.

Date & Location
Date: 2019-03-21 07:00 ~ 20:30
Location:   Tsinghua University, Schwarzman College 清华大学苏世民书院, Haidian, Beijing