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November 2, 2018

SIEPR Policy Forum: What's Next for California

SIEPR Policy Forum: What's Next for California

As Election Day nears, SIEPR will explore issues facing the next California governor as he sets priorities. The choices he and California legislators make could determine if there will be clear skies or rainy days ahead. 

Join an A-list of California policymakers, practitioners, and academics for a daylong Policy Forum at SIEPR featuring a conversation with Governor Jerry Brown!

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Policy Forum
Location: 

SIEPR Gunn Building
Koret-Taube Conference Center
366 Galvez St.
Stanford University

Admission: 

Admission closed. Registration is required.

Contact: 
Leslie Murray
650-497-1006
leslie.murray@stanford.edu
A Primer on California State Finances
Presenter(s) : 

Why California is better off than eight years ago

 

Michael Cohen, Chief Financial Officer, CalPERS

 

Moderator: 

Mark Duggan, The Trione Director and Senior Fellow, SIEPR

A Rainy Day Ahead?
Presenter(s) : 

What a recession or bear market could mean to the Golden State


Jonathan Coslet, Chief Investment Officer, TPG Capital 

Gabriel Petek, Managing Director and Sector Leader, U.S. States Group of the U.S. Public Finance Division of S&P Global Ratings

 

Moderator: 

Gopi Shah Goda, Deputy Director and Senior Fellow, SIEPR

Keynote
Presenter(s) : 
Moderator: 

Olivia Martin, Chair of Stanford in Government (SIG)

A Thunderhead: Pensions and Unfunded Liabilities
Presenter(s) : 

How pension and retirement costs could crowd out public services

 

Eric Filseth, Vice Mayor, City of Palo Alto

Sam Liccardo, Mayor, City of San Jose

Judy Lin, Fiscal Reporter, CALmatters

Joe Nation, Professor of the Practice of Public Policy, Stanford University

 

Moderator: 

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

Poverty, the Safety Net, and Building a More Inclusive Economy
Presenter(s) : 

Reducing poverty and rebuilding a middle class

 

Sarah Bohn, Director of Research and Senior Fellow, Public Policy Institute of California

Don Howard, President and Chief Executive Officer, The James Irvine Foundation

Derecka Mehrens, Executive Director, Working Partnerships USA

 

Moderator: 

Lenny Mendonca, Senior Partner Emeritus, McKinsey & Company

Less Affordable, Less Desirable? A Look at Housing Costs and Taxes
Presenter(s) : 

Tackling high housing costs and taxes

 

Irena Asmundson, Chief Economist, California Department of Finance

Chris Campbell, Principal, Deloitte Tax LLP

Shannon Peloquin, Partner, McKinsey

 

Moderator: 

Joshua Rauh, SIEPR Senior Fellow, Senior Fellow and Director of Research at the Hoover Institution and the Ormond Family Professor of Finance at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business