Heather Boushey, Executive Director and Chief Economist at the Washington Center for Equitable Growth, delivered remarks at the 13th Annual Raymond Aron Lecture on December 20, 2016, hosted by the Center on the United States and Europe (CUSE) at Brookings. She was joined by Philippe Aghion, Professor of Economics at Collège de France, as well as Brookings Vice President Bruce Jones, Visiting Fellow Philippe Le Corre, and Senior Fellow in Economic Studies David Wessel. The Raymond Aron lecture series, named after the renowned scholar of post-war France, annually features leading French and American personalities speaking on current issues affecting the trans-Atlantic relationship.

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