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December 1, 2016

Sixth Annual State of the West Symposium

Sixth Annual State of the West Symposium

The State of the West Symposium is an annual gathering at Stanford University to take stock of the economic and fiscal health of the western region. It features academic researchers, business and investment practitioners, and other stakeholders concerned with the well-being of the millions of Americans who dwell on the sunset side of the Hundredth Meridian.

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

By Invitation Only

Contact: 
Ellen Moore
(650) 724-9278
esmoore@stanford.edu
Presenter(s) : 
Mark G. Duggan, The Trione Director of SIEPR; The Wayne and Jodi Cooperman Professor of Economics, Stanford University
Bruce Cain, Spence and Cleone Eccles Family Director of The Bill Lane Center for the American West; Charles Louis Ducommun Professor in Humanities and Sciences, Stanford University
 
Presenter(s) : 
Gitane De Silva, Alberta’s Senior Representative to the United States

 

Moderator: 

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

 

Walls or Portals? The Future of the U.S. – Mexico Border
Presenter(s) : 
Felicia Escobar, Special Assistant to the President for Immigration Policy, The White House

Doris Meissner, Senior Fellow and Director, U.S. Immigration Policy, Migration Policy Institute

Giovanni Peri, Professor and Department Chair, Department of Economics, UC Davis

Todd Schulte, President, FWD.us

Moderator: 

Bruce Cain, Spence and Cleone Eccles Family Director of The Bill Lane Center for the American West; Charles Louis Ducommun Professor in Humanities and Sciences, Stanford University

In the Eye of the Storm: Where is the Health Care System Headed Post-Trump?
Presenter(s) : 
Leonard D. Schaeffer, Judge Robert Maclay Widney Chair and Professor at the University of Southern California; founding Chairman and CEO of WellPoint (1992 – 2004)  
Charles W. Sorenson, Emeritus President and Chief Executive Officer, Intermountain Healthcare 
Saum Sutaria, Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company
Moderator: 

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

Presenter(s) : 
The Honorable C.L. "Butch" Otter, Governor of the State of Idaho
 
Moderator: 
David M. Kennedy, Donald J. McLachlan Professor of History Emeritus, Stanford University; Director Emeritus, The Bill Lane Center for the American West