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February 7, 2021
George Shultz, a former U.S. secretary of state and SIEPR advisory board member who wielded profound influence on American public policy, died Feb. 6.
George Shultz
February 2, 2021

A new faculty fellowship at SIEPR recognizes George P. Shultz and his distinguished career in public service, business, academia and economic policy.

Petra Persson
January 12, 2021

New Stanford research on ADHD diagnoses and drug treatment among youths highlights a significant issue in the diagnostic process and reveals how a single “marginal” diagnosis triggers more cases.

Media Mentions

February 23, 2021 | San Francisco Chronicle

SIEPR Director Mark Duggan spells out the need for unemployment insurance reform.

Hongbin Li
February 23, 2021 | The Economist

China's national exam that determines where a student goes to college influences students’ economic prospects for years to come, according to research by SIEPR Senior Fellow Hongbin Li and his colleagues.

February 20, 2021 | Fortune

"If Texas is already straining, think about all the strain on the horizon," SIEPR Director Mark Duggan says.

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