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July 9, 2018 to July 13, 2018

2018 Summer Economic Institute for Teachers: Recent Contributions to Understanding the Economy

2018 Summer Economic Institute for Teachers: Recent Contributions to Understanding the Economy

Cost: Program expenses including all materials, daily breakfast and lunch, and the Wednesday dinner are funded by Stanford.
 
Eligibility: The Institute is open to current high school and community college teachers of Economics, Government, and History from public and independent schools.
 
Enrollment: Limit of 60 participants.
 
Credit: Three units of Stanford Continuing Studies Credit available.
 

 

Conference
Location: 
SIEPR Gunn Building Koret-Taube Conference Center 366 Galvez St. Stanford University
Contact: 
Celia Clark
650-725-1872
celia.clark@stanford.edu

July 9, 2018

8:30am to 9:00am
Breakfast
9:00am to 9:30am
Institute Overview and Introductions
9:30am to 12:00pm
The Ten Fundamental Economic Principles
Presenter(s) : 

Ran Abramitzky, Associate Professor of Economics, Stanford University; SIEPR Senior Fellow

12:00pm to 1:00pm
Lunch
1:00pm to 2:20pm
Corporate Leadership
Presenter(s) : 

Maggie Wilderotter, former Chief Executive Officer and Executive Chairman, Frontier Communications

2:20pm to 4:00pm
Teaching and Learning at Stanford
Presenter(s) : 

Harry Elam, Senior Vice Provost for Education, Vice President for the Arts, Freeman-Thornton Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education, and the Olive H. Palmer Professor in Humanities, Stanford University

July 10, 2018

8:30am to 9:00am
Breakfast
9:00am to 9:30am
Review and Preview
9:30am to 12:00pm
The Power of Working Longer
Presenter(s) : 

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

12:00pm to 1:00pm
Lunch
1:00pm to 2:20pm
Who Benefits from Affordable Housing Programs?
Presenter(s) : 

Rebecca Diamond, Assistant Professor of Economics, Stanford Graduate School of Business; Faculty Fellow, SIEPR

2:20pm to 4:00pm
Sharing of Teaching Ideas, Resources and Challenges Workshop Participants

July 11, 2018

8:30am to 9:00am
Breakfast
9:00am to 9:30am
Review and Preview
9:30am to 12:00pm
Was Slavery the Lost Secrets of American Economic Growth?
Presenter(s) : 

Gavin Wright, William Robertson Coe Professor of American Economic History Emeritus, Stanford University; SIEPR Senior Fellow Emeritus

12:00pm to 1:00pm
Lunch
1:00pm to 2:20pm
The Great Micro Moderation – the Slowing of American Dynamism
Presenter(s) : 

Nick Bloom, Professor of Economics, Stanford University; Senior Fellow, SIEPR

 
2:20pm to 4:00pm
Sharing of Teaching Ideas, Resources, and Challenges Workshop Participants
5:30pm to 6:15pm
Reception
6:15pm to 8:30pm
Dinner
Presenter(s) : 

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

July 12, 2018

8:30am to 9:00am
Breakfast
9:00am to 9:30am
Review and Preview
9:30am to 12:00pm
The Economics of Aging
Presenter(s) : 

Gopi Shah Goda, Deputy Director and Senior Fellow, SIEPR

12:00pm to 1:00pm
Lunch
1:00pm to 2:20pm
Hours of Work
Presenter(s) : 
John Pencavel, The Pauline K. Levin-Robert L. Levin and Pauline C. Levin-Abraham Levin Professor, Department of Economics, Stanford University; Senior Fellow, SIEPR
 

 

2:20pm to 4:00pm
Sharing of Teaching Ideas, Resources, and Challenges Workshop Participants

July 13, 2018

8:30am to 9:00am
Breakfast
9:00am to 9:30am
Review and Preview
9:30am to 12:00pm
Improving Equality of Opportunity in America: New Lessons From Big Data
Presenter(s) : 

Raj Chetty, Professor of Economics, Stanford University; Senior Fellow, SIEPR

12:00pm to 1:00pm
Lunch