State of the West 2016: On the Economic and fiscal health of Western North America
Koret-Taube Conference Center
366 Galvez St.
By Invitation Only
The State of the West Symposium is an annual gathering at Stanford University to take stock of the economic and fiscal health of the western region. It features academic researchers, business and investment practitioners, and other stakeholders concerned with the well-being of the millions of Americans who dwell on the sunset side of the Hundredth Meridian.
Bruce Cain, Spence and Cleone Eccles Family Director of The Bill Lane Center for the American West; Charles Louis Ducommun Professor in Humanities and Sciences
Walls or Portals? The Future of the U.S. – Mexico Border
Felicia Escobar, Special Assistant to the President for Immigration Policy, The White House
Doris Meissner, Senior Fellow & Director, US Immigration Policy Program, Migration Policy Insitute
Giovanni Peri, Professor and Department Chair, Department of Economics, UC Davis
Todd Schulte, President, FWD.us
Moderator: Bruce Cain, Spence and Cleone Eccles Family Director of The Bill Lane Center for the American West; Charles Louis Ducommun Professor in Humanities and Sciences
3:45 to 5:30pm: Health Care Panel
In the Eye of the Storm: Where is the Health Care System Headed Post-ACA?
5:30 to 6:30pm: Reception