Skip to content Skip to navigation
November 11, 2010 - 12:00am

SIEPR Policy Forum - Getting People Hired

SIEPR Policy Forum - Getting People Hired

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


366 Galvez St.

November 11, 2010

7:00pm to 8:30pm
Session 1
Are Green Jobs a Mirage, or the Heart of the New Economy?: An "Oxford-Style" Debate
Presenter(s) : 

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

November 12, 2010

10:00am to 10:30am
Session 2
A Jobs Overview: Where Are We Now?
Presenter(s) : 

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

10:30am to 11:00am
Session 3
The Trouble Spots
Presenter(s) : 

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

11:00am to 12:00pm
Session 4
Jobs and the Global Market
Presenter(s) : 

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

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

1:00pm to 1:40pm
Session 5
The Fiscal Crisis and the Labor Market
Presenter(s) : 

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

1:40pm to 2:45pm
Session 6
Successful Careers in a Global Market
Presenter(s) : 

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