Social Sciences

Stanford Graduate School of Business —

A way forward on health care reform

Congress is moving to end the Affordable Care Act. Economist Alain Enthoven, an expert on health care finance, offers what should happen next.

Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research —

At SIEPR, Yellen warns against running a “hot” economy

Janet Yellen, chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, visited the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research to discuss “The Economic Outlook and Conduct of Monetary Policy.”

Stanford researchers explore legacy of Tuskegee syphilis study today

Researchers have found that the disclosure of the infamous Tuskegee syphilis study in 1972 is correlated with increases in medical mistrust and mortality among African-American men. Their subsequent Oakland project seeks to better understand African-American wariness of medicine and health care providers.

Popping the filter bubble

The rise of filter bubbles and un-civil discourse on social media demands a stronger ethos of responsibility on the part of media platforms and all consumers of information, says Jim Steyer, CEO of Common Sense Media.