Alice Rivlin, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institute and an important player in the first Clinton and Obama administrations, will receive the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research’s (SIEPR) $100,000 prize this year for her efforts to help people through economic policy. Rivlin is a veteran of economic policy, having served as vice chair…
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.
Bruce Owen Ph.D. ’70, who has served as director of the Public Policy Program at Stanford since 2005, recently announced that he will be stepping down from his position. Deputy director of SIEPR and Public Policy co-director Gregory Rosston M.A. ’86 Ph.D. ’94 will succeed Owen on Sept. 1.
Meg Whitman, CEO of Hewlett-Packard (HP), spoke at an associates meeting of the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR) on Monday evening, in front of a nearly full Koret-Taube Conference Room at the Gunn-SIEPR Building.
Robert Mueller III, retired sixth director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), visited Stanford last week to give a talk on the FBI’s role in safeguarding national security and technology’s impact on the future.
The event was sponsored by the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and held in the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR) Koret-Taube Conference Center.
In an effort to combat an ongoing trend of diminishing student interest, the Department of Economics will implement a set of sweeping curricular changes next year.
John Shoven strives to contribute to global solutions through economics The word “economics” can bring to mind different images. Wall Street. Men and women in grey suits. Views of towering skyscrapers, stock prices and fluctuating lines of the Dow and NASDAQ coasting up and down large monitors. But those images — intense and colorless…
Economists Lawrence Summers and John Taylor Ph.D. ‘73 debated the implications of federal economic policy Wednesday afternoon as part of an event hosted by the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR) in Cemex Auditorium.