January 18, 2005

Summers, Samuelson, Arrow


One reason Larry Summers believes genetic differences may have something to do with intelligence -- The Harvard President, who is being pilloried for suggesting that genetics may have something to do with why so many more top mathematicians and scientists are male than female, is an economist who was formerly Secretary of the Treasury. Interestingly, he is the son of two economics professors and is the nephew of two Nobel Laureates in economics:

Kenneth Arrow´s sister and Paul Samuelson´s brother, the economists Anita and Bob Summers, are married and have a son, Lawrence Summers. He is former professor of economics at MIT, former US Secretary of the Treasury and currently president of Harvard University.

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