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SIEPR Spotlights

SIEPR Director Mark Duggan and Sen. Dan Coats meet after Duggan’s November 4 testimony before the Joint Economic Committee on Social Security Disability Insurance.

Glenn Hubbard speaks to the SIEPR audience about "Making Finance Work: A Path Forward for Financial Regulation" at the September Associates meeting. Hubbard is Dean of Columbia Business School.

Upcoming Events

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November 12, 2015

State of the West
November 17, 2015
The Evolving Healthcare Landscape

Associates meeting with Peter Orszag.
December 1, 2015
Recent Economic and Financial Developments

Associates meeting with Lael Brainard, Member, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.

News & Views

Stanford researchers' calculations reveal higher-than-expected global economic cost of climate change. Highlights study co-led by Marshal Burke, a Professor of Earth system science at Stanford's School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences. Burke, who collaborated last year with scholars at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, is also a faculty affiliate at the Stanford Center for International Development. Stanford Report, October 21, 2015
Stanford project offers insights on unfunded public pension liabilities in California. SIEPR researcher Joe Nation’s new website delves into unfunded pension liabilities in California’s cities, counties and special districts. SIEPR's former Director John Shoven also contributed to this project. Stanford Report, October 15, 2015
The IPCC at a crossroads: Opportunities for reform. Co-authored by Charles D. Kolstad, Senior Fellow at the Precourt Institute for Energy and at SIEPR, on approaches to improving the process by which research on climate change is assessed. Science, October 2, 2015

SIEPR Highlights

Student of the Month - Kevin Vo

Kevin is a senior majoring in Economics. His specialty areas are econometrics and microeconomics. He has a passion for topics related to poverty and inequality, such as income disparities and healthcare access. During his time at Stanford he has held several research positions across different departments, namely in economics, biology, and the Stanford Law School. He is currently a research fellow for the Center for Poverty and Inequality.

On June 17, 2015, John B. Taylor testified at the House Budget Committee and the House Subcommittee on Monetary Policy. Read his testimony below.