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!
SIEPR Gunn Building
Koret-Taube Conference Center
366 Galvez St.
Open to Stanford students, faculty, staff, and SIEPR affiliates. Registration is required. Please contact Leslie Murray to register.
November 2, 2018
Continental Breakfast and Welcome
A Primer on California State Finances
Why California is better off than eight years ago
Michael Cohen, Chief Financial Officer, CalPERS
Mark Duggan, The Trione Director and Senior Fellow, SIEPR
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
A Thunderhead: Pensions and Unfunded Liabilities
How pension and retirement costs could crowd out public services
Eric Filseth, Vice Mayor, City of Palo Alto
Judy Lin, Fiscal Report, CALmatters
Joe Nation, Professor of the Practice of Public Policy, Stanford University
David Crane, Lecturer in Public Policy, Stanford University; President of Govern for California
Poverty, the Safety Net, and Building A More Inclusive Economy
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
Less Affordable, Less Desirable? A Look at Housing Costs and Taxes
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
Why California is the World’s 5th Largest Economy