Charting Unexplored Territory: Choices for Economic Recovery
Countries taking stock of the damage from COVID-19 are faced with massive debt, disproportionate harm across segments of society, and underlying issues of inequality and social justice that were brought to the fore. In this CERAWeek Conversation, Harvard professor Lawrence H. Summers, former Treasury Secretary and head of the National Economic Council, assesses the many shapes that a recovery can take. He reflects on measures to support a just recovery, investments to build a better future, and areas for greater international cooperation.
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Play video Hon. Sylvester Turner, Mayor of Houston, Texas
Hon. Sylvester Turner, Mayor of Houston, Texas
(July 14, 2020) Mayor Sylvester Turner of Houston speaks with IHS Markit Daniel Yergin about the COVID-19 crisis in the city, an agenda for racial equity and inclusion, Houston’s future as the world’s energy capital, and lessons for leadership.
Play video Leadership Dialogue with Condoleezza Rice
Leadership Dialogue with Condoleezza Rice
(September 22, 2020) Former U.S. Secretary of State and current director of the Hoover Institution Condoleezza Rice explores the path forward from the challenges of 2020: improving race relations, bolstering alliances & strengthening U.S. leadership.
Play video Leadership Dialogue with H.E. Alparslan Bayraktar, Deputy Minister of Energy & Natural Resources, Turkey
Leadership Dialogue with H.E. Alparslan Bayraktar, Deputy Minister of Energy & Natural Resources, Turkey
(September 29, 2020) H.E. Alparslan Bayraktar, Deputy Minister of Energy & Natural Resources of Turkey examines the agenda to bolster energy security, strategies to attract foreign investment in energy, and Turkey’s role in the energy transition.
Play video Leadership Dialogue with H.E. Tarek El Molla
Leadership Dialogue with H.E. Tarek El Molla
(October 20, 2020) H.E. Tarek El Molla, Minister of Petroleum & Mineral Resources of Egypt, explores Egypt’s energy transformation: An integrated gas strategy, an agenda to decarbonize, regional energy dynamics & aims to become an energy trading hub.
Play video Jason Zander, Executive Vice President, Microsoft Corporation
Jason Zander, Executive Vice President, Microsoft Corporation
(July 23, 2020) Jason Zander, Executive Vice President of Microsoft, discusses the future of the digital world: 5G, quantum computing, industrial IoT, and the digital transformations and cloud services that are changing the business of energy.
Play video Hon. Claver Gatete, Minister of Infrastructure, Republic of Rwanda
Hon. Claver Gatete, Minister of Infrastructure, Republic of Rwanda
(October 6, 2020) Minister of Infrastructure Claver Gatete discusses the continental trade agenda, investments in universal energy access & Rwanda’s comparative advantage in financial services that are building a more prosperous future.