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September 6, 2021

A new study by SIEPR senior fellow Tom Dee shows students assigned to an ethnic studies course had longer-term improvements in attendance and graduation rates.

August 27, 2021

Using data science and machine learning concepts, SIEPR Senior Fellow Daniel Ho and a team of Stanford researchers identified disparities in COVID-19 testing and helped expand door-to-door outreach in a local Latinx community affected disproportionately by the pandemic. 

Liran Einav
August 10, 2021

As health care delivery evolves from the pandemic, SIEPR’s Liran Einav and his colleagues find that concerns over higher costs and lower-quality care from telemedicine may well be overblown.

August 9, 2021

SIEPR’s undergraduate research assistants and predocs don’t have to be committed to a career in economics. They just need to be curious and open to learning about the research process and the opportunities open to them.

August 9, 2021

SIEPR's Thomas S. Dee discusses new research examining the impact of school policies to go remote or in-person in 2020-21.

July 27, 2021

Consumer prices are rising and so are fears of inflation. SIEPR’s Monika Piazzesi weighs in on the pricing surge and potential warning signs.

Neale Mahoney
July 20, 2021

SIEPR’s Neale Mahoney sheds new light on the troubling extent of America's medical debt and finds individuals in low-income areas and in the South – in states that didn’t expand Medicaid as allowed under the ACA – are hardest hit.

Erik Brynjolfsson
July 19, 2021

SIEPR and the the Stanford Digital Economy Lab (S-DEL) are conducting research that will help evaluate how artificial intelligence and machine learning will impact the future of work in California.

Heidi Williams
July 6, 2021

SIEPR senior fellows Heidi Williams and Neale Mahoney share this year’s award that recognizes young researchers who have made significant contributions to the field of health economics.

Matthew Gentzkow
June 21, 2021

Social media and smartphone use rank above watching television, smoking and boozing in the top five things people think they ought to be doing less of.

June 14, 2021

Health economist and SIEPR senior fellow Maya Rossin-Slater is honored for outstanding work in supporting women at Stanford. 

Gopi Shah Goda
June 10, 2021

Goda, a senior fellow and deputy director of SIEPR, will serve as a senior economist as part of President Biden’s Council of Economic Advisers.

May 27, 2021

The annual Postdoctoral Fellows Conference, where up-and-coming economists present their work, is a hallmark of SIEPR's Young Scholars Program.

Gunn Building
May 20, 2021

SIEPR's new Director of Partnerships will play an instrumental role in working with external groups and organizations to engage our community of faculty, visitors, students and supporters in pressing economic policy issues. 

May 11, 2021

SIEPR senior fellow and law professor Mark Lemley discusses the wide implications of the trial now underway between the "Fortnite" game maker and tech behemoth Apple.

May 6, 2021

As the World Trade Organization considers waiving patent protections for COVID-19 vaccines, SIEPR Senior Fellow Lisa Larrimore Ouellette explains the proposal and how it relates to efforts to expand global vaccination.

May 5, 2021

Research by SIEPR's Maria Polyakova and Grant Miller underscores how individual perceptions of risk will play a role in the return to pre-pandemic norms and the effectiveness of COVID-related policies.

April 29, 2021

Research by SIEPR's Marshall Burke shows almost 4 million homes in floodplains have been overvalued, suggesting that improved disclosure on flood risks could influence housing market outcomes.


Matthew Jackson
April 27, 2021

SIEPR's Matthew Jackson shows COVID-19 infection rates could be substantially lower with government policies that are more outward-looking and proactive.

Maya Rossin-Slater
April 12, 2021

New research from SIEPR’s Maya Rossin-Slater suggests that employers are not harmed when workers take paid leaves of absence to care for family members.

Jacob Goldin
March 19, 2021

Faculty Fellow Jacob Goldin is among a group of Stanford scholars focused on increasing EITC participation.

Andrew Hall
March 15, 2021
The record number of absentee votes in the presidential election did not drive the extraordinary increase in the overall number of ballots cast, according to SIEPR's Andrew Hall.
March 10, 2021

Panelists at the 2021 SIEPR Economic Summit didn't shy away from talking about cutting teams, the prospect of unionized student athletes and the idea of nixing the NCAA.

Mark Duggan
March 10, 2021

Mellody Hobson, Raphael Bostic, Jeff Raikes and Satya Nadella were among the speakers at the 2021 Summit.

Grant Miller
March 2, 2021
The Stanford Human Trafficking Data Lab conducts critical research through a collaboration among academics, health-care providers and frontline trafficking experts and prosecutors, using promising innovations in modern data science.
February 7, 2021
George Shultz, a former U.S. secretary of state and SIEPR advisory board member who wielded profound influence on American public policy, died Feb. 6.
George Shultz
February 2, 2021

A new faculty fellowship at SIEPR recognizes George P. Shultz and his distinguished career in public service, business, academia and economic policy.

Petra Persson
January 12, 2021

New Stanford research on ADHD diagnoses and drug treatment among youths highlights a significant issue in the diagnostic process and reveals how a single “marginal” diagnosis triggers more cases.

January 11, 2021

In a new analysis, SIEPR faculty fellow Marshall Burke and his colleagues attribute about one-third of the cost of flooding damages in the past 30 years to climate change.

Maya Rossin-Slater
January 4, 2021

Research from SIEPR’s Maya Rossin-Slater finds that students exposed to school shootings face 'lasting, persistent' adversity in their educational and long-term economic outcomes.