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Now in its 20th year, the 2024 Summit draws leading policymakers, CEOs, and academics for discussions on a range of topics including AI's impact on employment and innovation, the future of electric vehicles, federal debt, and the global economic outlook.

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Global Impact

The long arm of tax laws

New research from SIEPR's Rebecca Lester reveals how tax policies can have unintended effects around the world.

Why Econ

See what draws our scholars and students to economic policy

When Annamaria Lusardi greets students on the first day of her class on personal finance, she sets the record straight: She isn’t teaching them just how to save or invest. “This course is about learning how to make decisions that will set you up for success,” she tells them. Learn more about Annamaria and others featured in our Why Econ series.

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Bad for Business

The opioid epidemic’s impact on employers

In this month’s policy brief, SIEPR postdoctoral fellow Bokyung Kim and her co-authors shine a light on how the opioid crisis impacts businesses. And they explain the pivotal role employers and policymakers can play in addressing it. "In order to best measure the economic impact of the opioid crisis, it is crucial to understand how businesses are affected and responding to it," the authors write. 

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