Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Christine Lagarde warned that the recovery will be derailed without the creation of more jobs, better education systems and a way to shrink the gap between rich and poor. She spoke to over 300 students and faculty at a joint SIEPR-FSI event.
Jeffrey Lacker, President of the Federal Reserve Bank in Richmond, VA spoke about the financial turmoil during 2007 and 2008 and what the Fed did to aid the situation.
News & Views
The Story Behind the SAT Overhaul. Cites Caroline Hoxby, Professor of Economics and Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution and SIEPR, on her research in undermatching, the tendency of poor students to pick a school that is closer to home and less rigorous, despite evidence suggesting they could succeed at a more selective school. New York Times, March 6, 2014
California's $600 Billion Sinkhole. By David Crane, Research Scholar at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research and Lecturer in Public Policy. Bloomberg View, March 3, 2014
Sophia Ginez is a senior double majoring in Economics and Public Policy, with a concentration in International Policies and National Security. Sophia is currently working on her Senior Practicum Project