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Research Spotlight

India's branchless banking program has led to an unprecedented increase in access to banks for the rural poor. But can it help households save?


Research Spotlight

Research by Matthew Gentzkow shows the extent to which political speech reflects deep party divisions. The SIEPR senior fellow’s findings are based on a new analysis of more than 130 years worth of political speeches.

Research Spotlight

SIEPR Faculty Fellow Marcella Alsan examines the relationship between the Tuskegee experiment and medical mistrust among African-American men in the years following the revelation of the study.

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June 2, 2016

This year’s annual India conference focuses on the financial sector and infrastructure, including energy.


July 25, 2016

Twenty-Ninth Annual Stanford Summer Economic Institute for the Teachers


July 19, 2016

Senior fellows Grant Miller and Pascaline Dupas have received grants from Stanford’s Office of International Affairs. The money will be used to support Miller’s analysis of Iran’s health care expansion and Dupas’ creation of programs for economics students to do international research.

June 27, 2016

Marketplace highlights new research by Amanda Kowalski, a SIEPR visiting fellow, that raises questions about the cost of expanding Medicaid.