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20 September 2017 05:52 (South Africa)

Summers resigns as White House economic advisor

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

Larry Summers announced on Tuesday that he will be leaving his position as director of the White House National Economic Council to return to lecturing at Harvard. Summers has years of policy-making experience, and US President Barack Obama reportedly relied on him heavily to help steer the America through the Great Recession. Polls show that confidence in Obama's economic leadership is low, and analysts say he needs to take the economy in a new direction. Read more: Reuters

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

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