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March 9, 2018 - 12:00am

SIEPR Economic Summit 2018

SIEPR Economic Summit 2018

The SIEPR Economic Summit was established in 2004. Keynote addresses, moderated panels and personal networking give participants and attendees insights into the most pressing economic issues from some of the biggest names in the field.

Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center


By invitation only

Ellen Moore
(650) 724-9278

March 9, 2018

8:15am to 8:30am
Welcoming Remarks
Presenter(s) : 

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

8:30am to 9:30am
First Session: A Changing World Order
Presenter(s) : 

Condoleezza Rice, The Denning Professor at Stanford Graduate School of Business; The Thomas and Barbara Stephenson Fellow at Hoover Institution; and a Professor of Political Science at Stanford University 



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

9:30am to 10:45am
Second Session: Robotics, AI, and the Future of Work
Presenter(s) : 
Susan Athey, The Economics of Technology Professor, Stanford Graduate School of Business; SIEPR Senior Fellow
James Manyika, Chairman and Director, McKinsey Global Institute; Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company
Reid Hoffman, Co-Founder, LinkedIn; Partner at Greylock Partners

Richard Waters, West Coast Editor, Financial Times


10:45am to 11:05am
11:05am to 12:20pm
Third Session: The Economics of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (and the Importance of USA Swimming)
Presenter(s) : 
Maya DiRado, 2016 Olympian; Business Analyst, McKinsey & Company
Janet Evans, Vice Chairman, Director of Athlete Relations, LA 2028; 1988, 1992, and 1996 Olympian
Gregory Meehan, Paul A. Violich Director of Women's Swimming, Stanford University

Gene Sykes, CEO, LA 2028

12:20pm to 1:20pm
1:20pm to 2:20pm
Fourth Session: Meeting the Needs of the 21st Century State
Presenter(s) : 

Gina Raimondo, Governor of Rhode Island



David Crane, Lecturer in Public Policy, Stanford University; President of Govern for California


2:20pm to 3:35pm
Fifth Session: Struggling America: Inside the Opioid Crisis
Presenter(s) : 
Anne Case, Alexander Stewart 1886 Professor of Economics and Public Affairs, Emeritus, Princeton University
Anna Lembke, MD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical Director of Addiction Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine



Mark Cullen, Senior Associate Dean for Research, School of Medicine and Director, Center for Population Health Sciences, Stanford University; SIEPR Senior Fellow


3:35pm to 4:00pm
Break - Move to Critical Issue Session Locations
4:00pm to 5:15pm
Critical Issue Sessions
I. China’s New Normal Under President Xi
Presenter(s) : 
Evan Feigenbaum, Vice Chairman, The Paulson Institute at the University of Chicago
Yiping Huang, Jin Guang Chair Professor of Economics and Deputy Dean of the National School of Development and Director of the Institute of Digital Finance, Peking University

Qian Wang, Chief Asia-Pacific Economist and Member, Vanguard Investment Strategy Group


II. What’s Next for Brexit, Britain, and the EU?
Presenter(s) : 
Nicholas Bloom, Eberle Professor of Economics, Stanford University; SIEPR Senior Fellow
Steve Hilton, Co-Founder and CEO, Crowdpac; Host, The Next Revolution on Fox News, and Former Senior Adviser to David Cameron



Elizabeth Piper, Chief Political Correspondent, Reuters News UK


III. Cryptoassets and Digital Gold?
Presenter(s) : 
Chris Burniske, Co-Founder, Placeholder
Nathaniel Popper, Reporter, The New York Times

Dan Boneh, Professor of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering and Co-Director of the Stanford Computer Security Lab, Stanford University


5:15pm to 6:00pm
6:00pm to 8:15pm
Dinner and Keynote Speaker: Economics from the White House
Presenter(s) : 

Kevin Hassett, Chairman, White House Council of Economic Advisers



John B. Taylor, Mary and Robert Raymond Professor of Economics, Stanford University; George P. Shultz Senior Fellow in Economics at the Hoover Institution; SIEPR Senior Fellow