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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.

Petra Persson and Maria Polyakova
December 16, 2020

A new study by SIEPR’s Petra Persson and Maria Polyakova identifies one possibility for why homogeneity within the medical profession persists – and what the unintended consequences may be.

December 14, 2020

It’s been a long election season, and it’s still not over.

Two pivotal runoffs on Jan. 5 in Georgia will determine which party will control the U.S. Senate, as well as the fate of President-elect Joe Biden’s political agenda.

December 8, 2020

“We cannot make progress on some of the most important issues facing our society today without a diverse set of voices contributing to the research and discussion,” SIEPR’s Maya Rossin-Slater said, in organizing a mentoring workshop for women and non-binary PhD students.

Brad Larsen
December 7, 2020

SIEPR’s Bradley Larsen wades into the policy debate over the value of teacher certification with evidence that tougher requirements can help weed out less-capable candidates.

Edward Lazear
November 24, 2020

The SIEPR senior fellow founded the field of personnel economics.

November 17, 2020

Jack Gurley was a Stanford student, tennis champ, professor and benefactor.

Erik Brynjolfsson
November 12, 2020
The Stanford Digital Economy Lab’s first conference featured conversations and insights from visionary leaders across industries and sectors.
David Grusky
November 10, 2020

By examining the mobility patterns of 98 million Americans in 10 major metropolitan areas, SIEPR’s David Grusky and fellow researchers created a computer model to help identify efficient, equitable reopening policies.

Andrew Hall
October 28, 2020

SIEPR's Andrew Hall scoured 4.5 million voter records in one state and found only 14 possible cases of ballots cast on behalf of people who had died.

Matthew Gentzkow
October 28, 2020

A potential reason could stem from the creation of a new sense of unity in response to a national threat, says SIEPR's Matthew Gentzkow.

Matthew Gentzkow
October 26, 2020
SIEPR Senior Fellow Matthew Gentzkow finds that social distancing clearly saves lives. And most social distancing early in the early pandemic happened whether or not areas had mandated lockdowns.
Lawrence Goulder
October 21, 2020

In an online event moderated by SIEPR's Lawence Goulder, senators Lisa Murkowski and Sheldon Whitehouse discussed the prospects of bipartisan climate change legislation. 

Maria Polyakova
October 21, 2020

SIEPR Faculty Fellow Maria Polyakova examines how the pandemic impacted individual livelihoods depending on where people live, as well as the age of coronavirus victims.

Jonathan Rodden
October 15, 2020

SIEPR senior fellows Jonathan Rodden and Nicholas Bloom say uncertainty around the presidential election could prolong the economic recovery.

Paul Milgrom
October 12, 2020
The prize cements not only Milgrom's legacy as a ground-breaking economist, but also his impact on public policy and dedication to nurturing new generations of economic scholars.
Paul Milgrom
October 12, 2020
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences cited the pair for improvements to auction theory and inventions of new auction formats.
Nicholas Stern
October 7, 2020

“We’re not going anywhere near fast enough,” says Nicholas Stern, the 2020 recipient of the SIEPR Prize that recognizes major policy influencers.

Susan Athey
October 1, 2020

SIEPR's Susan Athey recognized for pioneering and innovative scholarship on markets.

September 15, 2020
Austan Goolsbee and Kevin Hassett engaged in an hourlong conversation hosted by SIEPR that covered the most pressing economic topics facing the nation.
September 10, 2020
SIEPR's Ran Abramitzky is organizing Democracy Matters, a forum to discuss economics and other issues affecting U.S. democracy in the runup to Election Day.
Maya Rossin-Slater
September 1, 2020
Research by SIEPR's Maya Rossin-Slater finds that babies born to mothers who experience an assault during pregnancy are more likely to weigh much less and be born prematurely — resulting in long-term deficits in health and well-being.
Jacob Goldin
August 19, 2020

Research from SIEPR’s Jacob Goldin identifies an easy, low-cost way to inspire employees to enroll in a retirement plan.