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Federal lawmakers hear SIEPR director’s analysis of national disability insurance program

Nov 19 2015 | Posted In: Spotlight on Policy
By Michael McAuliffe WASHINGTON – The director of the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research told a congressional committee that the largest federal program to assist disabled workers is running out of money, but can be saved with policy reforms and better management.
Nov 17 2015 | The Daily Mail | Posted In: SIEPR in the News
New research by Senior Fellow Thomas Dee shows that postponing the start of school can lead to big gains for young students.
Nov 11 2015 | Stanford News Service | Posted In: SIEPR in the News
Senior Fellow Michael Boskin says the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership should expand trade and increase growth in the U.S., although it may invite stiffer competition from imported goods.
Oct 2 2015 | Wall Street Journal | Posted In: SIEPR in the News
By Edward Lazear, Professor at the GSB and Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution and SIEPR.
Oct 2 2015 | Science | Posted In: SIEPR in the News
Co-authored by Charles D. Kolstad, Senior Fellow at the Precourt Institute for Energy and at SIEPR, on approaches to improving the process by which research on climate change is assessed.
Sep 28 2015 | Read Heidi's bio on MacArthur Foundation website | Posted In: SIEPR in the News
Former SIEPR First Sabbatical Visitor Heidi Williams was awarded a MacArthur Genius fellowship for her work on the economics of innovation.
Sep 24 2015 | Stanford Daily | Posted In: SIEPR in the News
Interview with SIEPR's new Director Mark Duggan oh his research, plans for Stanford students' engagement, and the role of SIEPR.
Sep 8 2015 | Stanford News Service | Posted In: SIEPR in the News
Interview with David Crane, a lecturer on public policy and SIEPR Research Scholar. David served as a special advisor to Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and as a CalSTRS board member.

Conner Crane, September 2015 Student of the Month

Sep 6 2015 | Posted In: Students of the Month
Conner is a senior majoring in Public Policy with a concentration in International and National Security Policy. This summer, Conner worked with Dr. Condoleezza Rice doing research on democratic transitions in the Middle East. In addition to his research, Conner trained daily with the Stanford... Read More

New Director Starts at SIEPR

Sep 1 2015 | Posted In: Announcements
Mark Duggan, the Wayne and Jodi Cooperman Professor of Economics at Stanford, became the Trione Director of SIEPR effective today, September 1, 2015. He succeeds John Shoven, who led the institute for 16 years and grew SIEPR’s reputation as an authoritative voice on economic policy. “It’s truly an... Read More

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