Many US banks face the same risks that brought down Silicon Valley Bank
A new analysis by SIEPR Senior Fellow Amit Seru finds that $2.2 trillion in losses and nervous customers could spark more bank runs.
March 21, 2023
Stanford experts on the state of US banking after the Silicon Valley Bank collapse
SIEPR senior fellows Anat Admati and Amit Seru join fellow finance professors to talk about the ongoing risks banks face and consequences of backstopping uninsured deposits.
March 16, 2023
The secret to the dollar’s success? Nope, it’s not trade.
New research by SIEPR scholars finds countries that want to “dedollarize” must find a currency that matches the greenback’s extraordinary liquidity.
February 24, 2023
In tribute: Paul Allan David, 1935-2023
Paul Allan David, one of the founders of SIEPR, has died at 87. He established Stanford as a leading center for economic history, writes longtime colleague Gavin Wright.
February 22, 2023
Q&A: Voters “punished” candidates who pushed election fraud claims in 2022
SIEPR Senior Fellow Andrew Hall discusses new research that finds a small group of voters penalized election-denying candidates in 2022 — and could sway 2024 election results.
February 20, 2023
Q&A: How pandemic savings are ‘trickling up’ to the super-rich
SIEPR’s Adrien Auclert shows how the surge in savings by US households during the pandemic is exacerbating wealth inequality — and likely complicating efforts to tame inflation.
February 16, 2023
How the Affordable Care Act has improved farmworkers’ health
A new study by SIEPR Faculty Fellow Kwabena Donkor finds that the Affordable Care Act helps agricultural workers get better medical care — and avoid the ER.
February 15, 2023
What happened to students who left public schools during the pandemic? New research tracks their paths
SIEPR Senior Fellow Thomas S. Dee says the findings point to a need to refocus academic recovery efforts on younger students.
February 09, 2023
A low-cost fix for tech’s diversity problem
As tech companies struggle to diversify their workforces, Stanford’s Susan Athey and Emil Palikot have designed an online program to accelerate the hiring of women and minorities.
February 09, 2023
Tax avoidance has become a key part of IPO planning
SIEPR Faculty Fellow Rebecca Lester reveals many soon-to-be public companies are already one step ahead of the tax collector.
February 08, 2023
IRS disproportionately audits Black taxpayers
A Stanford collaboration with the Department of the Treasury yields the first direct evidence of differences in audit rates by race.
January 31, 2023
Study: When public hospitals go private, low-income patients lose
As public control of US hospitals has declined dramatically, SIEPR’s Mark Duggan shows how privatization improves profitability but reduces access for the most vulnerable patients.
January 09, 2023
Top economic policy challenges for 2023
No crystal balls. No reading tea leaves. Just a research-based look ahead to some undoubtedly huge economic issues.
January 05, 2023
SIEPR's Honigsberg urges lawmakers to reform corporate transparency
The faculty fellow went to Capitol Hill to tell lawmakers more should be done for the sake of investors.
December 14, 2022
Q&A with John Cochrane: The pain of a recession and agony of stagnation
While recessions are difficult, they are temporary, says Stanford economist John Cochrane. What is more painful is long-term economic slowdown and stagnation.
December 08, 2022
New research on deaths and economic impact in the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic
SIEPR’s Maria Polyakova conducts a detailed analysis of the first-year impact of the COVID-19 pandemic among people based on their race and ethnicity, employment and education.
December 02, 2022
Study: Striking inequalities in US infant and maternal health point to structural racism and access issues
Research by SIEPR’s Petra Persson and Maya Rossin-Slater on health inequality finds wealthy Black mothers and infants fare worse than the poorest white mothers and infants.
November 28, 2022
Stanford research ushers in a ‘new frontier’ in tackling global poverty
In the first real-world test of a tool pioneered at Stanford to better evaluate anti-poverty policies, a new study shows the economic benefits of expanding electricity access.
November 16, 2022
The ESG generation gap: Millennials and boomers split on their investing goals
SIEPR’s Amit Seru and Stephen Haber, and their collaborators find younger investors are more willing to put money behind environmental and social goals — even if it’s costlier.
November 15, 2022
Police Facebook posts disproportionately highlight crimes involving Black suspects, study finds
As social media has risen as a news source, SIEPR’s Julian Nyarko examines law enforcement Facebook posts and finds Black suspects are overrepresented relative to arrest rates.
November 14, 2022