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.
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
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.