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On June 17, 2015, John B. Taylor testified at the House Budget Committee and the House Subcommittee on Monetary Policy. Read his testimony below.

Michael Boskin, Tully M. Friedman Professor of Economics & Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution and SIEPR, discusses What Will Determine Our Economic Future? at the June Associates meeting. The video summary of the talk is above.

Upcoming Events

Events are by invitation only
August 3 - August 7, 2015

Annual SIEPR High School Teachers Conference
Agenda      Recommended Reading

August 18-20, 2015
Economic History & Economic Development Conference

September 29, 2015

Associates meeting with Glenn Hubbard, Columbia Business School Dean.
October 27, 2015

Associates meeting with Charles Schwab.

News & Views

Groundbreaking Stanford economist Masahiko Aoki dies at 77. Masahiko Aoki, a SIEPR Senior Fellow and an Emeritus Professor of Economics, forged new ways of thinking about organizations, institutions and East Asian economies. He died in Palo Alto on July 15. Stanford Report, July 17, 2015
Silicon Valley Doesn’t Believe U.S. Productivity Is Down. SIEPR Senior Fellow Nick Bloom is quoted in the WSJ article discussing how measuring productivity with new goods and services, especially digital goods, is very difficult. Wall Street Journal, July 16, 2015
Free markets and rural universal service. Op-Ed co-authored by Gregory Rosston, Director of Public Policy Program and Deputy Director of Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research. The Hill, July 6, 2015
The Coalition to Arm California’s Democratic Moderates. The article highlights the activities of Govern For California, a group co-founded by David Crane, SIEPR Research Scholar. David, who is the group President, served as a special advisor to Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and as a CalSTRS board member. Wall Street Journal, July 1, 2015

SIEPR Highlights

Student of the Month - Dani Berman

Daniela is graduating this June with a Master of Public Policy and Master of Arts in Education, with a concentration in Policy, Organization, and Leadership Studies (POLS). After graduation, Daniela plans to remain in the Bay Area and pursue a career in education policy consulting and advocacy.

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.