Money and Finance
China plans to have its currency rival the dollar. A new study assesses its prospects.
SIEPR Senior Fellow Matteo Maggiori is tracking China's push to internationalize its currency and says it's "a viable contender."
August 19, 2022
SIEPR Senior Fellow Matteo Maggiori wins Bernácer Prize
Stanford finance professor Matteo Maggiori is recognized for “influential research.”
August 08, 2022
Investors beware: Crooked financial advisors can slip through regulatory cracks
SIEPR’s Colleen Honigsberg looks at how loopholes in regulatory monitoring of financial advisors allow bad actors to stay in the business.
July 20, 2022
Fed Chief Powell's warning: ‘Surprises could be in store’ on inflation
Fed Reserve Chair Jerome Powell vowed to tackle inflation, but even he can’t control prices at the pump. The famed "Taylor Rule," named after SIEPR's John Taylor, is cited.
June 23, 2022
How partisanship crept into a program to boost investment in low-income areas
Research by SIEPR Faculty Fellow Rebecca Lester reveals how political bias influenced the federal Opportunity Zone program rollout, underscoring concerns of fiscal misallocations.
June 20, 2022
Colleen Honigsberg appointed to SEC Investor Advisory Committee
SIEPR Faculty Fellow Colleen Honigsberg is tapped for an advisory role for the Securities and Exchange Commission.
June 07, 2022
The clearest path to global prosperity
Foreign Policy - the Global Magazine of News & Ideas cites "Streets of Gold: America’s Untold Story of Immigrant Success," co-written by SIEPR's Ran Abramitzky.
May 31, 2022
White House’s chief economist discusses U.S. economy’s headwinds at SIEPR event
Cecilia Rouse, Chair of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, addressed policies to fuel long-term economic growth.
April 28, 2022
Stadium politics rile states fighting over NFL teams
As lawmakers race to secure commitments from the NFL in search of massive new stadiums, SIEPR's Paul Oyer warns that stadium deals rarely, if ever, deliver their promised returns.
April 27, 2022
Matteo Maggiori named Carnegie Fellow
Maggiori, an expert in international macroeconomics and finance, is a professor at Stanford Graduate School of Business and co-founder of The Global Capital Allocation Project.
April 26, 2022
Nicholas Bloom awarded Guggenheim Fellowship
Economist Nicholas Bloom, a SIEPR senior fellow, wins prestigious fellowship for his ongoing research on the work-from-home evolution, management practices and uncertainty.
April 21, 2022
Customers tipping less generously since the beginning of the pandemic
Customers at restaurants & hair salons were tipping handsomely early on in the pandemic, but those tips have since become less generous. SIEPR's Kwabena Donkor weighs in via KTVU.
March 31, 2022
Q&A: The U.S. is at a policy crossroads for digital currencies
SIEPR’s Darrell Duffie discusses policy recommendations on how America and its partners can address the global rise of central bank digital currencies.
March 21, 2022
The wrong remedies for high gas prices and rents
“Rent control appears to help affordability in the short run for current tenants, but in the long-run decreases affordability & fuels gentrification," says SIEPR's Rebecca Diamond.
March 16, 2022
SIEPR Economic Summit highlights policy challenges — and solutions — from the pandemic
Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, Sal Khan and Lisa Su were among the speakers who gave insightful perspectives into tough economic issues rippling across society.
March 10, 2022
Excited about a digital dollar? Not so fast.
"The privacy technology isn’t ready for a digital dollar. Meanwhile, there’s a lot the U.S. can do to improve the existing payment system," explains SIEPR's Darrell Duffie.
March 09, 2022
Yellen discusses Russian sanctions at SIEPR Economic Summit
From the policy front line: Treasury secretary addresses invasion of Ukraine
March 04, 2022
Fed's Barkin: 'I'd have to be convinced' of need for half-point rate hike
"I do think it's time to start normalizing policy," Richmond Federal Reserve Bank President Tom Barkin said at a recent SIEPR hosted event moderated by Trione Dir. Mark Duggan.
February 10, 2022
Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities: What investors should know about TIPS
As TIPS move into focus for investors, The Wall Street Journal asks, "How much do investors really know about these securities?” SIEPR’s John Cochrane is quoted.
February 06, 2022
Regulating 'junk fees' will save consumers money
"Many firms rely on hidden fees for too much of their revenue. A balanced approach to junk fee regulation is pro-consumer & pro-market," SIEPR's Neale Mahoney writes in The Hill.
February 04, 2022