Robert Kaplan, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, spoke Tuesday at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR) on the impact of Hurricane Harvey on Texas, sluggish economic growth, monetary policy, and the importance of, migration and globalization for the US economy.
Princeton Citizen Scientists is a group of about 40 science, engineering and social science graduate students who aim to address the current political discourse with their expertise.
The Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR) was created in 1982 with the goal of using economic analysis to confront real-world challenges; since Mark Duggan took leadership as the Trione Director in 2015, the institute has focused on creating a bridge between academia and economic policy.
On May 24, over 50 attendees participated in “Policy and the Path to Justice,” a discussion held by the Stanford NAACP and Stanford in Government (SIG), focusing on policies within the United States affecting black lives.
It’s spring in the Bay Area. The sun is shining, the birds are chirping, the fountains are flowing again — but the buses are half an hour late. Despite Silicon Valley’s reputation as the hub of technological innovation, there is a glaring problem that we can’t seem to fix. Recent gains in virtual reality and artificial…
A picture. A boy hugging his cat, a broken smile on his face. The longer I look, the more it seems as though he’s about to break down and cry. He is one of many — 100,000 strong — who escaped from Aleppo. He is miles away from home, surrounded by barbed wires, torn…
In LAW 116N: “Guns, Drugs, Abortion, and Empirical Evaluation of Law and Policy,” students learn to disentangle fact from fiction in some of society’s most controversial policy issues.
Three weeks ago, professor of economics Mark Duggan assumed the directorship of the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR). The Daily sat down with him to hear about his plans for expanding undergraduate research in economic policy and better communicating research to policymakers.