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Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research

Policy Impact

Working with economists and computer scientists, SIEPR Senior Fellow Paul Milgrom developed a first-of-its kind system to help the FCC make more broadband spectrum available for mobile devices.

SIEPR prize

In a blunt, sometimes funny speech delivered in accepting the SIEPR Prize for her contributions to economic policy, Alice Rivlin let loose on the political gridlock she says is keeping the American economy from reaching its fullest potential.

Research Spotlight

SIEPR Senior Fellow Raj Chetty found that the link between income and life expectancy varies from one area to another within the United States. His new study also shows the gap between the country's rich and poor widened during the 2000s.


Welcome to SIEPR


May 9, 2016

Hongbin Cai, Professor in Economics and Dean of Guanghua School of Management, Peking University

Yingyi Qian, Dean and Professor, School of Economics and Management, Tsinghua University

May 20, 2016

Stanford students, faculty and SIEPR affiliates are welcome to join us for a half-day of discussion with leading experts from business, policy, and academia about the Affordable Care Act and exciting developments in the health sector.


April 29, 2016

SIEPR’s Gopi Shah Goda talks to Marketplace about why many adults don’t save as much as they should.

April 20, 2016

Using data shared by SIEPR Senior Fellow Raj Chetty, other researchers are finding new links between violence and poverty.