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June 2, 2017

The Economics Lab: The Empirical Revolution in Economics

The Economics Lab: The Empirical Revolution in Economics

Organized by Robert Litan, Adjunct Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations

Workshop
Location: 
SIEPR Gunn Building Koret-Taube Conference Center 366 Galvez St. Stanford University
Admission: 

By Invitation Only

Contact: 
Celia Clark
650-725-1872
celia.clark@stanford.edu

June 2, 2017

8:45am to 9:00am
Breakfast
9:00am to 10:15am
Overview of project and motivation for the Book, Stages of Economic Science; Broad Description of the Empirical Revolution, Application to Economic Mobility, Kids and Adults/Future of Middle Class, Application to K-12 education
10:15am to 10:30am
Break
10:30am to 12:00pm
Application to K-12 education (continued), What is and is not likely to close achievement gaps, Application to higher ed, Application to Health Care and Insurance, Application to Saving and Retirement, Application to Crime
12:00pm to 12:45pm
Lunch
12:45pm to 2:30pm
Finish discussion (plus snacks), Application to Energy/Climate Change/Environment, Poverty Reduction Outside the US, Big Data and the Internet, Implementing Evidence Based Reform, Future of Economics