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Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research

Nobel Winner

Bengt Holmstrom was a SIEPR Distinguished Visitor and received his PhD and master’s from Stanford University.

Supporting Research

Raj Chetty and David Grusky are the principal investigators of a project supported with a White House-sponsored $1.5 million grant.

Professional Development

Teaching economics to high school students can be daunting, but SIEPR helps teachers embrace the challenge with a fresh approach and new resources. The annual five-day Summer Economic Institute for Teachers, now in its 29th year, draws educators from California and beyond.

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November 1, 2016

Associates meeting with Arthur Brooks , President,  American Enterprise Institute (AEI); Beth and Ravenel Curry Chair in Free Enterprise at AEI.

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December 1, 2016

The State of the West Symposium is an annual gathering at Stanford University to take stock of the economic and fiscal health of the western region. It features academic researchers, business and investment practitioners, and other stakeholders concerned with the well-being of the millions of Americans who dwell on the sunset side of the Hundredth Meridian.


September 22, 2016

Victor Fuchs, a senior fellow emeritus at SIEPR, has a new commentary in JAMA citing a rapid rise in life expectancy for black Americans. But he notes that more needs to be done to close the gap between blacks and whites.

September 19, 2016

This New York Times piece about voucher programs and housing policies cites research by Senior Fellow Raj Chetty.