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July 24, 2017 to July 28, 2017

2017 Summer Economic Institute for Teachers: Economic Agenda for the Nation & World

2017 Summer Economic Institute for Teachers: Economic Agenda for the Nation & World

Conference
Location: 
SIEPR Gunn Building Koret-Taube Conference Center 366 Galvez St. Stanford University
Admission: 
Contact: 
Celia Clark
650-725-1872
celia.clark@stanford.edu

July 24, 2017

8:30am to 9:00am
Breakfast
9:00am to 9:30am
Institute Overview and Introductions
9:30am to 12:00pm
Session I
Why Are Some Countries Rich and Others Poor?
Presenter(s) : 

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

12:00pm to 1:00pm
Lunch
1:00pm to 2:20pm
Session II
The Economics of e-commerce and the Internet
Presenter(s) : 
Steve Tadelis, Professor of Economics, Business and Public Policy, James J. and Marianne B. Lowrey Chair in Business, Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley; Vice President, Economics and Market Design, Amazon Inc.
 
2:20pm to 2:40pm
Break
2:40pm to 4:00pm
Session III
Economics of Uber
Presenter(s) : 

Tiago Caruso, Economist Data Scientist at Uber

July 25, 2017

8:30am to 9:00am
Breakfast
9:00am to 9:30am
Review and Preview
9:30am to 12:00pm
Session I
Health Insurance in America
Presenter(s) : 

Jay Bhattacharya, Professor of Medicine and Professor of Economics by courtesy, Stanford University; SIEPR Senior Fellow

12:00pm to 1:00pm
Lunch
1:00pm to 2:20pm
Session II
The Basics of the Chinese Economy
Presenter(s) : 

Hongbin Li, Research Scholar, Stanford Center for International Development (SCID); C.V. Starr Professor of Economics in the School of Economics and Management, Tsinghua University

 

2:20pm to 2:40pm
Break
2:40pm to 4:00pm
Session III
Discussion of Economic Blogs and/or Sharing of Teaching Ideas, Resources, and Challenges

July 26, 2017

8:30am to 9:00am
Breakfast
9:00am to 9:30am
Review and Preview
9:30am to 12:00pm
Session I
The Rise of the Pacific Coast Knowledge Economies
Presenter(s) : 

Gavin Wright, William Robertson Coe Professor of American Economic History Emeritus, Stanford University; SIEPR Senior Fellow Emeritus

12:00pm to 1:00pm
Lunch
1:00pm to 2:20pm
Session II
The Future of the EU
Presenter(s) : 

Gerhard Casper, President Emeritus, Stanford University; Senior Fellow at both the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and SIEPR; Peter and Helen Bing Professor in Undergraduate Education, Emeritus, Professor of Law, Emeritus, Stanford University

 

2:20pm to 2:40pm
Break
2:40pm to 4:00pm
Session III
Sharing of Teaching Ideas, Resources, and Challenges
5:30pm to 6:15pm
Reception
6:15pm to 8:30pm
Dinner
TBD
Presenter(s) : 

John B. Taylor, Mary and Robert Raymond Professor of Economics, Stanford University; George P. Shultz Senior Fellow in Economics at the Hoover Institution; SIEPR Senior Fellow; Under Secretary of the U.S. Treasury for International Affairs, 2001 – 2005

July 27, 2017

8:30am to 9:00am
Breakfast
9:00am to 9:30am
Review and Preview
9:30am to 12:00pm
Session I
Development in Africa
Presenter(s) : 

Pascaline Dupas, Associate Professor of Economics, Stanford University; SIEPR Senior Fellow

12:00pm to 1:00pm
Lunch
1:00pm to 2:20pm
Session II
The Impact of Foreign Intervention on Developing Countries
Presenter(s) : 

Melissa Dell, Assistant Professor of Economics, Harvard University; SIEPR Visiting Fellow

2:20pm to 2:40pm
Break
2:40pm to 4:00pm
Session III
Sharing of Teaching Ideas, Resources, and Challenges

July 28, 2017

8:30am to 9:00am
Breakfast
9:00am to 9:30am
Review and Preview
9:30am to 12:00pm
Session I
The Stock Market
Presenter(s) : 

John B. 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