Policy

Lab explores universal basic income

Stanford philosopher Juliana Bidadanure is leading an initiative focused on fostering discussions about universal basic income and analyzing previous and ongoing unconditional cash experiments across the world.

The problems with philanthropy

Stanford scholar Rob Reich looks at the laws and policies that structure charitable giving in America today. He finds that these policies favor the interests of wealthy individuals rather than those in need.

Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research —

How Medicare can save $4.6 billion a year

Stanford economist Liran Einav used to think of health care — and all the money that goes into it — in the simplest of terms: visit a doctor or hospital, get treated, go home. But that was before he learned about a little-studied segment of the U.S. health market, called "post-acute" care.

How to get good data about human trafficking

Stanford’s researchers have created resources about data gathering for people working in the anti-human trafficking field, including best practices about getting responsible and reliable data when working with hidden and vulnerable populations.

Hoover Institution —

John Bunzel, education and civil rights scholar, passes away

A former commissioner of the US Civil Rights Commission, Hoover Institution Fellow John Bunzel studied race and race relations in America, affirmative action, multiculturalism, diversity in higher education, and politics and elections.