Mark Duggan, incoming SIEPR Director and the Wayne and Jodi Cooperman Professor of Economics gave testimony before the United States Senate on February 11, 2015. Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) was the topic.
Teva, American Zurich, BuzzBallz: intellectual property. Cites a recent study co-authored by Mark Lemley, William H. Neukom Professor of Law, the Director of the Stanford Program in Law, Science and Technology, and Senior Fellow at SIEPR, and Robin Feldman of the University of California's Hastings College of the Law, which found that patent licensing is "almost entirely divorced from innovation." Washington Post with Bloomberg, February 23, 2015
Rethinking the seasonal strategy. Quotes Liran Einav, Professor of Economics and Senior Fellow at SIEPR, on how a notable difference between high- and low-season box-office receipts is the result of Hollywood's clustering its big releases. The New Yorker, February 23, 2015
Football’s L.A. Trick Play. Qoutes Roger Noll, Professor Emeritus of Economics and Senior Fellow at Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research. New York Times, February 20, 2015
Nearly 40 percent of Wal-Mart's US workers to get pay raises. Quotes Edward Lazear, Professor at the GSB and Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution and SIEPR, on Wal-Mart's recent decision to raise pay for nearly a half-million workers and offer what it says are more opportunities for advancement. Associated Press via New York Times, February 19, 2014
Sara Silberstein is an aspiring physician and a second-year MPP student. Her interest in health policy grew during her time working for a health benefits management startup in San Francisco, where she became particularly interested in health care reform.
The Minneapolis Federal Reserve President and CEO, Narayana Kocherlakota, speaks to the Fourth Annual State of the West audience about the Bakken oil boom in Montana and North Dakota and about monetary policy, and how these topics are related.