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July 13, 2020 to July 17, 2020

2020 Summer Economic Institute for Teachers

2020 Summer Economic Institute for Teachers

The 33rd Annual Summer Economic Institute for Teachers is a unique opportunity for high school and community college educators to come to Stanford for a week to learn from leading world economists, share resources, and engage in thought-provoking discussions. Educators will leave feeling honored as professionals, intellectually refreshed, and armed with new ideas for their classrooms. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 Summer Institute will now be held fully online. View the agenda here: Summer Institute Agenda 2020
 
Thanks to generous sponsors, there is no conference fee to participate!
 
Speakers at the Summer Institute are all University professors, outstanding economic thinkers, and distinguished teachers. This year's institute will cover a wide range of topics, including the 2020 presidential election, inequality, climate change, why school desegregation works, financial literacy, health policy, and economics of aging. The institute will also host Lanhee Chen as a Wednesday afternoon tea speaker. Chen was the economics adviser for former presidential candidate Mitt Romney, and is a noted China relations expert. 
Location: 
SIEPR Gunn Building
Koret-Taube Conference Center
366 Galvez St.
Stanford University
Admission: 

Applications are due by June 12, 2020

Contact: 
Tiffany Ah Tye
ahtyet@stanford.edu
650-736-2988
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July 13, 2020

9:00am to 9:20am
Institute Overview and Introductions
9:20am to 11:30am
Should the US close its borders? Lessons from Two Centuries of Immigration History
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11:30am to 12:30pm
Lunch Break
12:30pm to 1:40pm
Sharing of Teaching Ideas, Resources and Challenges Workshop Participants
1:50pm to 3:00pm
What (If Anything) is Wrong with Income Inequality?
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July 14, 2020

9:00am to 9:20am
Review and Preview
9:20am to 11:30am
Using Economics to Understand and Confront Climate Change
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11:30am to 12:30pm
Lunch Break
12:30pm to 1:40pm
Sharing of Teaching Ideas, Resources, and Challenges Workshop Participants
1:50pm to 3:00pm
The Impact of Managed Care in the Health Care System: Evidence from California’s Medicaid Program
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July 15, 2020

9:00am to 9:20am
Review and Preview
9:20am to 11:30am
The Demographics and Economics of Aging in the US
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11:30am to 12:30pm
Lunch Break
12:30pm to 1:40pm
Why School Integration Works
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1:50pm to 3:00pm
Afternoon Tea Speaker
Coronavirus, China, and the Economy: Public Policy and the 2020 Election
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July 16, 2020

9:00am to 9:20am
Review and Preview
9:20am to 11:30am
Teaching Personal Finance at Stanford and in High School
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11:30am to 12:30pm
Lunch Break
12:30pm to 1:40pm
Sharing of Teaching Ideas, Resources, and Challenges Workshop Participants
1:50pm to 3:00pm
Health Inequality and Intra-Family Medical Expertise
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July 17, 2020

9:00am to 9:20am
Review and Preview
9:20am to 11:30am
Voting, Economics and History
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