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Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research celebrates 40 years

Faculty and advisory board members reflect on SIEPR’s history and the impact of its nonpartisan approach to economic research and policymaking.

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When public hospitals go private, low-income patients lose

As public control of U.S. hospitals declines, a study by SIEPR’s Mark Duggan shows how privatization improves profitability but reduces access for the most vulnerable patients.

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Five economic issues to watch in 2023

Senior fellows at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research discuss the biggest challenges facing the U.S. economy in 2023 and what policymakers should do about them.

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Fall forum on taxation addresses policy and equity

Policymakers, business leaders, and academics discussed how to make tax policies more equitable and efficient at the SIEPR Fall Policy Forum on taxation.

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World Bank President David Malpass on the crisis facing development

World Bank President David Malpass spoke at SIEPR about the challenges confronting the developing world, from higher food and energy prices to rising interest rates, inflation, currency depreciation, and capital outflows.

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Ben Bernanke receives 2022 SIEPR Prize

The former Fed chair is recognized for helping steer the U.S. economy through a global financial crisis and the Great Recession, making and influencing policy decisions that helped avert a potential second Great Depression.

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Study finds ‘substantial’ costs on workers with severe COVID-19 illnesses

Research led by SIEPR’s Gopi Shah Goda estimates that at least 500,000 Americans are not working today because of the lingering consequences of their COVID-19 illnesses.

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The renminbi vs. the dollar

SIEPR’s Matteo Maggiori explains why China’s push to establish the renminbi as a formidable competitor to the U.S. dollar is worth paying attention to.

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Crooked financial advisors can slip through regulatory cracks

SIEPR’s Colleen Honigsberg looks at how loopholes in regulatory monitoring of financial advisors allow bad actors to cheat with impunity.

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Econ for sports fans: Paul Oyer on his new book ‘An Economist Goes to the Game’

In his new book, An Economist Goes to the Game, SIEPR’s Paul Oyer intertwines economic principles with a medley of real-life circumstances across the sports spectrum.

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