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January 10, 2019 to March 14, 2019

Econ 5: Frontiers in Economic Research and Policy

Econ 5: Frontiers in Economic Research and Policy

Winter Quarter 2019

Thursdays 4:30-5:50pm

Interested in exploring how economics is used in professional, policy, and research settings?

This 1-unit course will feature weekly presentations from Stanford faculty and scholars and economists in government and business to demonstrate how economic analysis can be applied to a wide range of practical and policy problems.

There are no pre-requisites, and students from all years and majors are encouraged to enroll.

Location: 

Shriram Center 104

Chief Economist, Uber

Thursday, January 10

The Craig and Susan McCaw Professor of Economics, Stanford University

Thursday, January 17

Associate Professor of Economics, MIT

Friday, January 25, 11:30-12:20
Note special day and time

Professor of Economics, Stanford University

Thursday, January 31

Professor, Stanford University School of Medicine

Thursday, February 7

Chief Data Scientist, Sunrun

Thursday, February 14

Associate Professor of Health Research and Policy, Stanford University School of Medicine

Thursday, February 21

Chief Economist, Google

Thursday, February 28

Chief Economist, California Air Resources Board

Thursday, March 7

Associate Professor of Economics, Stanford University

Thursday, March 14