Economic Summit 2009 - Sessions


SIEPR Economic Summit - March 13, 2009

Steven Kohlhagen, SEIPR Board member, greets the SIEPR Economic Summit audience

Steven Kohlhagen
Steven Kohlhagen

Condoleezza Rice, Hoover Senior Fellow, opening remarks at SIEPR Economic Summit

Condoleezza Rice

Condoleezza Rice   Condoleezza Rice

Condoleezza Rice

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SESSION I: Governance in Developing Countries
Paul Romer, SCID and SIEPR Senior Fellow

Steven Kohlhagen, Paul Romer  

Paul Romer, spoke to the Summit audience about how the power of ideas affect our standard of living and our rate of growth.

Paul Romer   Paul Romer

Paul Romer

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SESSION II: A Conversation with Robert Rubin and John Shoven
Robert Rubin, Co-Chairman, Council on Foreign Relations

Robert Rubin, John Shoven  

Robert Rubin, spoke at the SIEPR economic Summit about the current state of the financial markets, but also noted that we are at the juncture of looking at the long-term financial outlook for our economy and what that means.

Robert Rubin   Robert Rubin, Steven Kohlhagen

Robert Rubin and Steven Kohlhagen

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Lunch Speaker
Edward Lazear, Senior Fellow SIEPR and Hoover Institution and Jack Steele Parker Professor of Human Resources Management and Economics at the Stanford Graduate School of Business

Steven Kohlhagen, Ed Lazear  

Ed Lazear, SIEPR and Hoover Senior Fellow and former CEA Chairman spoke to the Summit audience about where we are going, where we have been and how we got there.

Ed Lazear   Ed Lazear

Edward Lazear

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SESSION III: Regulating the New Financial Services Industry
Joseph Grundfest, Professor of Law and Business, Stanford University, John Taylor, Senior Fellow SIEPR and Hoover Institution, James Van Horne, Professor Emeritus, Graduate School of Business, Stanford University

Kohlhagen, Taylor, VanHorne, Grundfest

John Taylor, Jim Van Horne, and Joe Grundfest shared their views about how to regulate the new financial services industry at the SIEPR Economic Summit, while moderator Steve Kohlhagen participated in Q and A.

Taylor, VanHorne, Grundfest  

John Taylor, James Van Horne, Joseph Grundfest

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SESSION IV: Improving Decisions about Health, Wealth and Happiness
Richard Thaler, Professor of Behavioral Science and Economics, University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Nudge

Steven Kolhagen, Richard Thaler

Richard Thaler   Richard Thaler

Richard Thaler

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Critical Issue Sessions

SESSION I: California Budget Mess
Moderator: George Shultz, SIEPR and Hoover Senior Fellow
Tom Campbell, Counsel, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, Bill Lockyer, Treasurer, State of California, Mike Genest, Director, California Department of Finance

George Shultz, Tom Campbell, Bill Lockyer, Mike Genest

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SESSION II: Future of the American Auto Industry
Moderator: Betsy Bailey, SIEPR Advisory Board member
Robert Crandall, Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution George Eads, Senior Consultant, CRI International Maryann Keller, President, Maryann Keller and Associates

Betsy Bailey moderated a panel on the Future of the American Auto Industry with Bob Crandall, George Eads and Maryann Keller

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SESSION III: How Bad Will It Get?
Moderator: Mark Wolfson, Managing Partner, Oak Hill Capital Management
Bob Hall, Senior Fellow Hoover Institution Abby Joseph Cohen, Senior Investment Strategist, Goldman Sachs Michael Boskin, Senior Fellow, SIEPR and Hoover Institution

SIEPR Board member Mark Wolfson moderated a Critical issue Session entitled How Bad Will It Get? with panelists Bob Hall, Abby Joseph Cohen and Michael Boskin.

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SESSION IV: Financial Situation of Higher Ed
Moderator: John Freidenrich, Co-Founder, Regis Management Company, LLC
Pat Callan, President, National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education, Randy Livingston, CFO and Vice President, Stanford University

John Freidenrich moderated a panel on the Future of Higher Education and was joined by Pat Callan and Randy Livingston.

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Keynote Address
Richard Kovacevich, Chairman, Wells Fargo & Company

Richard Kovacevich

Richard Kovacevich   Richard Kovacevich

Richard Kovacevich

Richard Kovacevich, John Shoven  

Richard Kovacevich is joined by John Shoven for Q & A Session

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