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July 25, 2016 to July 29, 2016

2016 Summer Economic Institute for Teachers: Economic Challenges Facing the Nation

2016 Summer Economic Institute for Teachers: Economic Challenges Facing the Nation

Twenty-Ninth Annual Stanford Summer Economic Institute for the Teachers

Conference
Location: 
SIEPR Gunn Building Koret-Taube Conference Center 366 Galvez St. Stanford University
Contact: 
Ellen Moore
(650) 724-9278
esmoore@stanford.edu

July 25, 2016

8:30am to 9:00am
Coffee
9:00am to 9:30am
Institute Overview and Introductions
9:30am to 12:00pm
Immigrants and Cultural Assimilation
Presenter(s) : 

Ran Abramitzky, Associate Professor, Economics, Stanford University; Senior Fellow, SIEPR

12:00pm to 1:00pm
Lunch
1:00pm to 2:20pm
An Assessment of the ACA
Presenter(s) : 

Kate Bundorf, Associate Professor, Health Research & Policy, Stanford University; Senior Fellow, SIEPR; Associate Professor (By courtesy), Political Economy, Stanford University

2:40pm to 4:00pm
The Causes and Consequences of the Rise in Disability Program Enrollment
Presenter(s) : 

Mark Duggan, The Trione Director of SIEPR; The Wayne and Jodi Cooperman Professor of Economics, Stanford University

July 26, 2016

8:30am to 9:00am
Coffee
9:00am to 9:30am
Review and Preview
9:30am to 10:45am
Global Economic Outlook
Presenter(s) : 
Jonathan Coslet, Chief Investment Officer of TPG Capital, Chairman of its Investment Committee, Member of TPG Holdings Executive Committee
10:45am to 12:00pm
Econ 1 @ Stanford
Presenter(s) : 

Mark Duggan, The Trione Director of SIEPR; The Wayne and Jodi Cooperman Professor of Economics, Stanford University

12:00pm to 1:00pm
Lunch
1:00pm to 2:20pm
Adam Smith, Netflix, and Business Strategy
Presenter(s) : 

Hamilton Helmer, Chief Investment Officer, Deep Strategy LLC; Lecturer, Business Strategy, Stanford University

2:40pm to 4:00pm
Discussion of Economics Blogs
5:30pm to 6:15pm
Reception
6:15pm to 8:30pm
Dinner
Why is the American Electorate So Angry?
Presenter(s) : 
David Brady, Bowen H. and Janice Arthur McCoy Professor of Political Science, Stanford
Graduate School of Business; Davies Family Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution;
Senior Fellow, SIEPR

July 27, 2016

8:30am to 9:00am
Coffee
9:00am to 9:30am
Review and Preview
9:30am to 12:00pm
Presidents and Economics: Lessons from American History
Presenter(s) : 

Gavin Wright, Emeritus William Robertson Coe Professor of American Economic History, Stanford University

12:00pm to 1:00pm
Lunch
1:00pm to 2:20pm
FCC Spectrum Incentive Auctions
Presenter(s) : 
Greg Rosston, Deputy Director and Senior Fellow, SIEPR; Director, Stanford Public Policy Program
2:40pm to 4:00pm
Sharing of Teaching Ideas, Resources, and Challenges
Presenter(s) : 

Workshop Participants

July 28, 2016

8:30am to 9:00am
Coffee
9:00am to 9:30am
Review and Preview
9:30am to 12:00pm
On the Economics of Free Trade and Trade Agreements
Presenter(s) : 

Kyle Bagwell, Donald L. Lucas Endowed Professor in Economics, Stanford University; Senior Fellow, SCID; Senior Fellow, SIEPR

12:00pm to 1:00pm
Lunch
1:00pm to 2:20pm
History, Health and Development
Presenter(s) : 

Marcella Alsan, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Stanford University; Investigator at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System

2:40pm to 4:00pm
Sharing of Teaching Ideas, Resources, and Challenges
Presenter(s) : 

Workshop Participants

July 29, 2016

8:30am to 9:00am
Coffee
9:00am to 9:30am
Review and Preview
9:30am to 12:00pm
More Evidence that we are Living Life in the Slow Lane
Presenter(s) : 

John Shoven, Charles R. Schwab Professor of Economics, Stanford University; Buzz and Barbara McCoy Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution; Senior Fellow and Director Emeritus, SIEPR 

12:00pm to 1:00pm
Lunch