Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR)


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  • Thomas MaCurdy

    Thomas MaCurdy

    Professor of Economics and Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution and at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research
    On Leave from 10/01/2020 To 03/30/2021

    BioThomas MaCurdy is a Senior Fellow at the Stanford Institute of Economic Policy Research, and he further holds appointments as a Professor of Economics and a Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University. MaCurdy has published numerous articles and reports in professional journals and general-interest public policy venues, and he has served in an editorial capacity for several journals. He is a widely-recognized economist and expert in applied econometrics, who has developed and implemented a wide range of empirical approaches analyzing the impacts of policy in the areas of healthcare and social service programs. MaCurdy directs numerous projects supporting the activities and operations of the Center of Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), Congressional Budget Office (CBO), General Accounting Office (GAO), and Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC), and Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission (MACPAC), and he has served as a member of several standing technical review committees for many federal and state government agencies (e.g., CBO, Census, BLS, California Health Benefits Review Program). MaCurdy currently supervises several empirical projects that support CMS regulatory policy responsible for the establishment of Healthcare Exchanges under the Affordable Care Act.

  • Eva Meyersson Milgrom

    Eva Meyersson Milgrom

    Sr Research Scholar

    BioDr Eva M Meyersson Milgrom is an American and Swedish social scientist publishing both in economic and sociology academic journals.

    Dr Meyersson Milgrom is a senior research scholars and a teacher at Stanford University, and affiliated with the Department of Sociology and Stanford Institute of Economic Policy and SIEPR. She has been a visiting professor at GSB Stanford University, Sloan School of Business MIT, and at the Haas School of Business, University of California at Berkeley. She has been a visiting scholar at Department of Sociology, Harvard University and a guest scholar at Northwestern University NICO, Northwestern institute on Complex Systems November 2008. Between 1988 and 1998 Meyersson Milgrom was a research scholar at the Institute of Industrial Organization (IUI), (today IFN), Stockholm Sweden.

    Dr Meyersson Milgrom’s major contributions have mainly been in three areas: corporate governance (executive compensation), organization and labor markets (wage-, promotion- and productivity gender differences) and social networks (composition and compensation of executive teams and firm performance). Dr Meyersson Milgrom has served as an expert witness on executive compensation and on board composition. She has also consulted on topics such as gender equity, how to organize for changing strategy, and the problems with ad hoc groups.

    Dr Meyersson Milgrom has been teaching and developed courses such as “An International Comparison of Corporate Governance Systems” and “Global Organizations, the Matrix of Change” in countries like China, Rwanda, Sweden and United States. She has also organized workshops, developed courses and taught classes on “Labor Market Analysis of Extreme Political Violence. The case of suicide missions.”

    Dr Meyersson Milgrom is married to Paul R Milgrom and she is the daughter of Per-Martin Meyerson and Ulla Meyerson and has a son Erik M Dahman Meyersson, a daughter in-law Sarah Dahman Meyersson, two bonus children Elana and Joshua Thurston-Milgrom and a bonus grandson Shepherd.

  • Paul Milgrom

    Paul Milgrom

    Shirley R. and Leonard W. Ely, Jr. Professor of Humanities and Sciences, Senior Fellow at SIEPR and Professor, by courtesy, of Economics at the Graduate School of Business and of Management Science and Engineering

    BioPaul Milgrom is the Shirley and Leonard Ely professor of Humanities and Sciences in the Department of Economics at Stanford University and professor, by courtesy, in the Stanford Graduate School of Business and in the Department of Management Sciences and Engineering. Born in Detroit, Michigan on April 20, 1948, he is a member of both the National Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a winner of the 2008 Nemmers Prize in Economics, the 2012 BBVA Frontiers of Knowledge award, the 2017 CME-MSRI prize for Innovative Quantitative Applications, and the 2018 Carty Award for the Advancement of Science.

    Milgrom is known for his work on innovative resource allocation methods, particularly in radio spectrum. He is coinventor of the simultaneous multiple round auction and the combinatorial clock auction. He also led the design team for the FCC's 2017 incentive auction, which reallocated spectrum from television broadcast to mobile broadband.

    According to his BBVA Award citation: “Paul Milgrom has made seminal contributions to an unusually wide range of fields of economics including auctions, market design, contracts and incentives, industrial economics, economics of organizations, finance, and game theory.” As counted by Google Scholar, Milgrom’s books and articles have received more than 80,000 citations.

    Finally, Milgrom has been a successful adviser of graduate students, winning the 2017 H&S Dean's award for Excellence in Graduate Education.