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SIEPR Spotlights

Paul Oyer, the Fred H. Merrill Professor of Economics at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, shares his thoughts about the Economics of Finding the Right Match: Jobs, Schools, and Relationships.

Upcoming Events

Events are by invitation only
July 28-August 1, 2014

Annual SIEPR High School Teachers Conference
Agenda      Recommended Reading

August 27, 2014

Conference on Economic Demography and China’s One-Child Policy
Beijing, China

October 9-10, 2014

Living Longer Conference with John Shoven

October 16-17, 2014

SCID China Conference


News & Views

Stanford economists among Golden Goose winners. Quotes Paul Milgrom, Shirley R. and Leonard W. Ely Jr. Professor in the School of Humanities and Sciences and SIEPR Senior Fellow, on becoming a receipient of 2014 Golden Goose Award. Stanford Report, July 18, 2014
Speed traders should operate in good times and bad, study says. Quotes Darrell Duffie, Dean Witter Distinguished Professor of Finance in the GSB and SIEPR Senior Fellow, on a proposal suggested by the authors of a study that found computerized market makers should be required to trade futures contracts in good times and bad in order to ease turbulence during a crisis. Bloomberg, July 15, 2014
Do we choose our friends because they share our genes? Quotes Matthew O. Jackson, William D. Eberle Professor of Economics and SIEPR Researcher, on a study that found people appear to be more like their friends genetically than they are to strangers. NPR, July 14, 2014
A “nationwide gentrification effect” is segregating us by education. Highlights research of Rebecca Diamond, SIEPR's recent Postdoctoral Scholar and Assistant Professor of Economics at GSB, on the growing geographical divergence of Americans with college degrees and those less-educated. Washington Post, July 11, 2014

SIEPR Highlights

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The digital screen in the SIEPR lobby informs the public about what is happening at the Institute. This new technology was introduced to us by Michael Fischer.
Student of the Month - Stacey Wong

Stacey is a senior with a concentration in Growth and Development Policy. She is especially interested in leveraging private/public sector partnerships to achieve social impact in international contexts. Last summer, Stacey participated in Summer Research College through the Public Policy Program.

Director of the Stanford Environmental and Energy Policy Analysis Center (SEEPAC) and SIEPR Senior Fellow, Lawrence Goulder interviews Charlie Kolstad, Professor of Economics and SIEPR and Precourt Senior Fellow, about the cost of climate change.