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Professor Susan Athey discusses Bitcoin and Virtual Currencies at the April SIEPR Associates meeting.


Deputy Director Greg Rosston interviews SIEPR Senior Fellow, Jay Bhattacharya about the Affordable Care Act.

Stanley Fischer, SIEPR Prize recipient, was also the keynote SIEPR Economic Summit speaker. He talked about 10 Lessons of Crisis Management.          Slides

Upcoming Events

Events are by invitation only

April 24-25, 2014

SCID WTO Conference
Agenda

April 28, 2014
SCID Kuo Shu Liang Memorial Lecture given by Jianhai Lin, Secretary of the Fund and the International Monetary and Financial Committee of the International Monetary Fund on Global Economic Landscape and Challenges.
RSVP

May 6, 2014
SCID Huang Lian Memorial Lecture delivered by Xiaonian Xu, Professor of Economics and Finance, and Santander Chair in Economics and Finance, CEIBS, on Economic Growth amid Social Transition.
RSVP

May 13, 2014
Shifting Priorities in the Federal Budget
SIEPR Associates Meeting with Douglas W. Elmendorf,
Director of Congressional Budget Office

August 27, 2014

Conference on Economic Demography and China’s One-Child Policy
Beijing, China

 

News & Views

UN climate report charts ways to halt global warming. Quotes Charles D. Kolstad, Senior Fellow at the Precourt Institute for Energy and at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, on challenge of cutting back on greenhouse gas emissions. National Geographic, April 13, 2014
How Jerry Brown Hoodwinks Reporters. By David Crane, Research Scholar at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research and Lecturer in Public Policy. Bloomberg View, April 13, 2014
Hedge fund twins stage campaign to undercut energy regulator. Quotes Frank Wolak, Professor of Economics, and Senior Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute, Precourt Institute for Energy, and SIEPR, on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's signaling that market participants have a duty to report loopholes in market rules to regulators and grid operators. Businessweek, April 10, 2014
What Can Scientists Say about Ethics and Economics of Combating Climate Change? Quotes Charles D. Kolstad, Senior Fellow at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research and at the Precourt Institute for Energy, and a lead author of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report. Scientific American, April 9, 2014
Why everybody who doesn't hate bitcoin loves it. Quotes Susan Athey, Professor at the Graduate School of Business and Senior Fellow at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, on how bitcoin's power lies in its simplicity. New York Times via Economic Times, April 8, 2014

SIEPR Highlights


Leadership or Crisis
By Leon E. Panetta
Student of the Month
- Sophia Ginez


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

Condoleezza Rice asked Sergei Guriev some very serious questions about Russia and its economy. Guriev's answers were both insightful and sobering.