Masahiko Aoki, a SIEPR Senior Fellow and an Emeritus Professor of Economics, forged new ways of thinking about organizations, institutions and East Asian economies. He died in Palo Alto on July 15. Stanford Report, July 17, 2015
The article highlights the activities of Govern For California, a group co-founded by David Crane, SIEPR Research Scholar. David, who is the group President, served as a special advisor to Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and as a CalSTRS board member.
Cites policy brief written by SIEPR Senior Fellow Mark Duggan, whose research suggests a link between expanded access to disability benefits and a reduction in the labor force participation among veterans.
Cites research by Caroline Hoxby, Professor of Economics and Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution and SIEPR, and Christopher Avery of Harvard, which suggested that many low-income students don't apply to more selective schools because they lack necessary information or encouragement; also notes... Read More