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SIEPR Spotlights

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

Michael Boskin, Tully M. Friedman Professor of Economics & Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution and SIEPR, discusses What Will Determine Our Economic Future? at the June Associates meeting. The video summary of the talk is above.

Upcoming Events

Events are by invitation only
August 3 - August 7, 2015

Annual SIEPR High School Teachers Conference
Agenda      Recommended Reading
September 29, 2015

Associates meeting with Glenn Hubbard, the dean of Columbia Business School.
October 27, 2015

Associates meeting with Charles Schwab.

News & Views

Calpers to Cut Ties With Many Fund Managers to Save on Fees. Quotes David Crane, Lecturer in Public Policy and Research Scholar at Stanford Institute of Economic Policy Research, on the problems facing pension funds across the country. New York Times, June 8, 2015
The Risk of Over-Thanking Our Veterans. Cites policy brief written by SIEPR Senior Fellow Mark Duggan, whose research suggests a link between expanded access to disability benefits and a reduction in the labor force participation among veterans. New York Times, June 1, 2015
U.S. Pay Inequality Is Growing More Between Firms Than Within Them, Paper Says. Features research co-authored by SIEPR Senior Fellow Nicholas Bloom (with a Stanford PhD student David Price and two others), looking into the role of firms in the rising U.S. earnings inequality. Wall Street Journal, May 27, 2015

SIEPR Highlights

Student of the Month - Dani Berman

Daniela is graduating this June with a Master of Public Policy and Master of Arts in Education, with a concentration in Policy, Organization, and Leadership Studies (POLS). After graduation, Daniela plans to remain in the Bay Area and pursue a career in education policy consulting and advocacy.

David Wilcox speaks to the SIEPR audience about "How Much Damage Did the Great Recession Inflict on the Productive Capacity of the US Economy" at the May Associates meeting. Wilcox is the Director of the Division of Research and Statistics at the Federal Reserve Board. The video summary of the talk is above.