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SIEPR Policy Forum - Getting People Hired

Event Details:

Thursday, November 11, 2010 - Friday, November 12, 2010
7:00pm - 2:45pm PST


SIEPR Gunn Building
Koret-Taube Conference Center
366 Galvez St.
Stanford, CA 94305
United States

Getting People Hired:  What’s Working, What Needs to Change?


Thursday, November 11, 2010

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    Session I: Are Green Jobs a Mirage, or the Heart of the New Economy?: An "Oxford-Style" Debate

    Dan Reicher, former Asst. Secretary of Energy, Director of Climate Change and Energy Initiatives, Google

    Andrew Morriss, Professor of Law, University of Alabama

    Robert Pollin, Professor of Economics, University of Massachusetts

    Roger Noll, Professor Emeritus of Economics, Stanford University

Friday, November 12, 2010

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    Session II: A Jobs Overview: Where Are We Now?

    Betsey Stevenson, Chief Economist, Department of Labor, live from Washington D.C.

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    Session III: The Trouble Spots

    David Crane, Senior Adviser, Governor Schwarzenegger, "Consumer Debt, State & Local Government"

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    Session IV: Jobs and the Global Market

    Nick Hope, Director, Stanford Center for International Development, "China and U.S. Jobs"

    John Zysman, Professor of Economics, UC Berkeley, "The Service Revolution"

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    Session V: The Fiscal Crisis and the Labor Market

    Edward Lazear, Former Chair of the White House Council of Economic Advisors & Professor, Stanford Business School 

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    Session VI: Successful Careers in a Global Market

    Management Consulting and the Knowledge Market 

    Lenny Mendonca, Senior Partner, McKinsey & Co., Director of the McKinsey Global Institute

    Chris DiGiorgio, California Managing Director, Accenture

    Technology and Social Media 

    Laura Ipsen, Vice President, Cisco

    Elliot Schrage, Vice President, Facebook

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