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March 1, 2021 to March 5, 2021

2021 SIEPR Economic Summit

2021 SIEPR Economic Summit

Thank you to everyone that attended the 2021 SIEPR Economic Summit! This year’s Summit was held online with daily sessions from Monday, March 1 through Friday, March 5. 

We heard keynote speakers and panelists from the front lines of business leadership and policymaking. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella engaged in a fireside chat with Stanford’s Board of Trustees Chair Jeff Raikes on privacy and trust. Mellody Hobson, President and co-CEO of Ariel Investments, discussed the importance of financial literacy. And Raphael Bostic, President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, closed out the week with a keynote on macroeconomic policy.

We examined competition and regulation of big tech, the future of college sports, and what’s ahead for California’s economy and global development. 

Read our coverage here, and watch all of our main sessions now via the links below. 

Thank you to our Corporate Sponsors: Dodge & Cox and Heidrick & Struggles.

Location: 

Online: March 1 - 5, 2021

Admission: 

Exclusive Associate Experience: created for SIEPR Associates contributing $5,000 or more. Not already a SIEPR Associate? Please make a gift of any amount and become an annual member today!

Contact: 
Julia Huber
Jmhuber@stanford.edu

March 1, 2021

9:00am to 10:00am
Opening keynote: Financial Literacy
Presenter(s) : 

Mellody Hobson
President & Co-CEO,
Ariel Investments

Moderator: 

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

10:00am to 11:00am
Exclusive Associate Experience: Financial Literacy
Presenter(s) : 
  • Michael Boskin, T. M. Friedman Professor of Economics and Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University

  • John Shoven, Former Trione Director of SIEPR and the Charles R. Schwab Professor of Economics, Stanford University

Moderator: 

Gopi Shah Goda, Deputy Director and Senior Fellow at SIEPR

March 2, 2021

12:00pm to 1:15pm
Competition & Regulation in Big Tech panel
Presenter(s) : 
  • Tim Bresnahan, SIEPR Senior Fellow Emeritus and Professor of Economics, Stanford University

  • A. Doug Melamed, Professor of the Practice of Law, Stanford University

  • Nancy Rose, Charles P. Kindleberger Professor of Applied Economics, MIT

Moderator: 

Gene Sykes, Co-Chairman of Global Mergers and Acquisitions and co-chairman of the Global Technology, Media and Telecom Group

1:30pm to 2:30pm
Exclusive Associate Experience: Global Development
Presenter(s) : 
  • Pascaline Dupas, Professor of Economics, Faculty Director of the King Center on Global Development, Stanford University
  • Grant Miller, Professor of Medicine at the Stanford University School of Medicine, Senior Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research
Moderator: 

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

March 3, 2021

12:00pm to 12:25pm
Fireside chat with Satya Nadella & Jeff Raikes
Presenter(s) : 

Join Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella, in a fireside chat with Chair of Stanford University Board of Trustees, Jeff Raikes, as they discuss how technology will continue to impact people and transform organizations in a post pandemic world. Nadella will share his thoughts on the future of work, the role of technology companies, and the challenges and responsibilities facing leaders.

 

 
12:30pm to 1:00pm
Exclusive Associate Experience: Tech Policy
Presenter(s) : 
  • Susan Athey, Economics of Technology Professor at Stanford Graduate School of Business and SIEPR Senior Fellow
  • Erik Brynjolfsson, Jerry Yang and Akiko Yamazaki Professor, Senior Fellow at SIEPR and HAI, and Director of the Stanford Digital Economy Lab
Moderator: 

Jeff Raikes

Chair, Stanford University Board of Trustees

Co-Founder, Raikes Foundation

Former President, Microsoft Business Division

March 4, 2021

4:00pm to 5:00pm
Future of College Sports panel
Presenter(s) : 
  • Bernard Muir, The Jaquish & Kenninger Director of Athletics, Stanford University

  • Roger Noll, Professor of Economics, Emeritus, Stanford University

  • Nnemkadi Ogwumike, Los Angeles Sparks and President of the WNBA Players Association

 

Moderator: 
Blakey Vermeule, Professor of English, Stanford University
5:00pm to 6:00pm
Exclusive Associate Experience: California's Economy
Presenter(s) : 
  • Sarah Bohn, Director of Research and Senior Fellow, Public Policy Institute of California
  • Michael Boskin, T. M. Friedman Professor of Economics and Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University
  • Rebecca Diamond, Associate Professor of Economics at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, Stanford University
Moderator: 

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

March 5, 2021

12:00pm to 1:00pm
Closing keynote: Macroeconomic Policy
Presenter(s) : 

Raphael Bostic
President & CEO,
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Moderator: 

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

1:00pm to 2:00pm
Exclusive Associate Experience: A Conversation on Macroeconomic Policy
Presenter(s) : 
  • Mark Duggan, The Trione Director of SIEPR, the Wayne and Jodi Cooperman Professor of Economics, Stanford University
  • John B. Taylor, Mary and Robert Raymond Professor of Economics, George P. Shultz Senior Fellow in Economics at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University