News articles classified as Economics

Stanford Report —

Staying ahead of inflation in 2024

Economist John Taylor spoke with Stanford Report about the economic trends he’s paying attention to in the year ahead.

Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research —

The far reach of tax laws

New research from SIEPR’s Rebecca Lester shows how tax policies whose primary purpose is to achieve some result at home can have unintended effects around the world.

Measuring poverty

Researchers found almost no agreement among four widely used poverty measurement approaches. The findings suggest that the choice of a measurement approach can lead to very different conclusions about who qualifies for poverty alleviation programs and policies, and how much these efforts achieve.

Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research —

Economic trends to watch

SIEPR experts agree: Policymakers have their work cut out for them this election year.

Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research —

Most people don’t understand how money works

Stanford economist Annamaria Lusardi makes the case that personal finance education is as important as learning to read and write.

Big cities foster economic segregation

Cellphone data show that most people in big cities do not interact with others outside their own socioeconomic bracket, but locating meeting places between neighborhoods could help change that.

Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research —

California draining

A policy brief examines the reasons more Californians are moving to Arizona and Texas than ever before – and the political and economic consequences for the Golden State.

Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research —

Report shows SIEPR scholars making a difference

President Biden’s 2023 economic report relies heavily on academic research, including studies by more than two dozen SIEPR scholars.

Stanford Graduate School of Business —

What are finance experts keeping an eye on?

From the debt dilemma and the innovation economy to crypto and non-bank banking, these are the issues professors are watching.