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SIEPR Spotlights

David Wilcox speaks to the SIEPR audience about How Much Damage Did the Great Recession Inflict on the Productive Capacity of the US Economy at the May Associates meeting. Wilcox is the Director of the Division of Research and Statistics at the Federal Reserve Board. The video summary of the talk is above.

Ambassador Daniel Sepulveda serves as Deputy Assistant Secretary of State and U.S. Coordinator for International Communications and Information Policy in the State Department’s Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs (EB). In this role, Ambassador Sepulveda leads and coordinates the Department’s positions on communications and information policy issues. He spoke about Trade and the Open Internet at SIEPR on April 23rd. The video summary of the talk is above.

Upcoming Events

Events are by invitation only
May 28-29, 2015
Re-Igniting India's Growth: Perspectives from Business, Engineering, Medicine, and Economics
Annual SCID India Conference
June 4, 2015
What Will Determine Our Economic Future?
Associates meeting with Michael Boskin, Tully M. Friedman Professor of Economics & Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution and SIEPR.
June 22, 2015
Shri Arun Jaitley, the Minister of Finance in the Government of India, discusses India’s Economic Future.

News & Views

Revised California Budget, Latest Bay Bridge Safety Concerns. David Crane, Lecturer in Public Policy and Research Scholar at Stanford Institute of Economic Policy Research, is among panelists interviewed by Scott Shafer about revised California budget. KQED, May 15, 2015
Venture Capitalists Help Connect Low-Income Students With Elite Colleges. Cites research by Caroline Hoxby, Professor of Economics and Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution and SIEPR, and Christopher Avery of Harvard, which suggested that many low-income students don't apply to more selective schools because they lack necessary information or encouragement; also notes that Stanford is among the users of QuestBridge, which connects disadvantaged students with elite colleges that pay a recruiting fee for the services. Quotes alumnus Francisco Guzman, a QuestBridge scholar. Wall Street Journal, May 13, 2015
The $24 Billion Workers Are Leaving on the Table. Cites the forthcoming study by a team of Stanford University researchers led by Gopi Shah Goda, Senior Research Scholar at SIEPR. Next Avenue blog, May 12, 2015

SIEPR Highlights

Student of the Month - Jordan Richards

Jordan is a senior majoring in Public Policy with a concentration in Education Policy. Initially entering Stanford as a prospective Human Biology major, Jordan quickly found himself drawn to community engagement and empowerment processes.

Larry Baer, SF Giants CEO, talks about the team, baseball in general, and being a part of the San Francisco community in numerous ways. The video summary of the session is above.