Lawrence Summers — American Economist born on November 30, 1954,

Lawrence Henry "Larry" Summers is an American economist who is President Emeritus and Charles W. Eliot University Professor of Harvard University... (wikipedia)

In the history of the world, no one has ever washed a rented car.
In politics, as in poetry, it is sometimes true that it is darkest before dawn.
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.
It says something about this new global economy that USA Today now reports every morning on the day's events in Asian markets.
Blaming speculators as a response to financial crisis goes back at least to the Greeks. It's almost always the wrong response.