Innovation for Shared Prosperity Conference

Friday, Oct 11, 2019 – Saturday, Oct 12, 2019
8:00am – 9:00pm
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Innovation for Shared Prosperity Conference

Industry leaders and researchers will gather to advance projects benefiting those in the bottom 50% of the income distribution in the United States.
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Stanford, CA
2:52
Hunt Allcott Welcome to the Conference
byStanford Graduate School of Business
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Hunt Allcott, an economics professor at NYU and Microsoft Research, opens the Innovation for Shared Prosperity Conference held on October 11–12, 2019 at Stanford GSB. Hunt shares the goals for the conference and overviews what to expect during the event.
25:47
Susan Athey on Academic and Business Partnerships
byStanford Graduate School of Business
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Susan Athey, The Economics Of Technology Professor, Stanford GSB and Faculty Director, Golub Capital Social Impact Lab, discusses academic and business partnerships for making social impact.
16:50
Josh Wright on Academic and Business Partnerships
byStanford Graduate School of Business
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Josh Wright, executive director of ideas42, discusses academic and business partnerships drawing on his experience at ideas42.
12:13
Academic and Business Partnerships Panel with Dean Karlan, Susan Athey, and Josh Wright
byStanford Graduate School of Business
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Dean Karlan, the Frederic Esser Nemmers Distinguished Professor of Economics and Finance Kellogg School of Management, and co-director of the Global Poverty Research Lab at Northwestern University leads a panel discussion with Josh Wright and Susan Athey on academic and business partnerships. The speakers discuss the challenges, opportunities and best practices for academic and business partnerships.
22:25
David Laibson FinTech Plenary Presentation
byStanford Graduate School of Business
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David Laibson, Robert I. Goldman Professor of Economics and a Faculty Dean of Lowell House at Harvard, discusses the vision of fintech for good including outlining the specific attributes fintech products would ideally include for improving shared prosperity.
21:53
Arjan Schutte FinTech Plenary Presentation
byStanford Graduate School of Business
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Arjan Schutte, founder and managing partner of Core Innovation Capital, discusses the challenges and opportunities for enabling fintech for good.
29:23
FinTech Plenary Panel with David Laibson, Arjan Schutte, and Hunt Allcott
byStanford Graduate School of Business
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Hunt Allcott, an economics professor at NYU and Microsoft Research, leads a panel discussion with Arjan Schutte and David Laibson on issues and opportunities around fintech for social impact.
13:28
Tory Patterson EdTech Plenary Presentation
byStanford Graduate School of Business
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Tory Patterson, MBA ’08, co-founder and managing partner at edtech focused venture capital firm, Owl Ventures, discusses the opportunities and challenges in pushing forward the field of edtech.
21:38
EdTech Plenary Panel with Peter Bergman, Tory Patterson, and Amy Klement
byStanford Graduate School of Business
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Amy Klement, a partner at the impact investing organization, Omidyar Network, leads a panel discussion with Tory Patterson and Peter Bergman on issues and opportunities around edtech for social impact.
20:13
Peter Bergman EdTech Plenary Presentation
byStanford Graduate School of Business
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Peter Bergman, an assistant Professor at Teachers College, Columbia University, overviews important questions related to edtech including (1) What technologies improve educational outcomes? (2) When can technology reduce inequality? (3) When can technology exacerbate inequality?
15:32
Erik Brynjolfsson Workforce Plenary Presentation
byStanford Graduate School of Business
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Erik Brynjolfsson, Schussel Family Professor of Management Science and Director, The MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy at MIT, discusses the impact of advances in Machine Learning on the workforce.
27:19
Roy Bahat Workforce Plenary Presentation
byStanford Graduate School of Business
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Roy Bahat, the head of Bloomberg Beta, a venture capital firm focusing on the future of work, discusses the role of startups in advancing the future of work for everyone.
29:00
Workforce Plenary Panel with Erik Brynjolfsson, Roy Bahat, and Susan Athey
byStanford Graduate School of Business
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Susan Athey, The Economics Of Technology Professor, Stanford GSB and Faculty Director, Golub Capital Social Impact Lab, leads a discussion on the challenges and opportunities for enabling technologies broadly defined to inclusively improve the future of work.
28:30
Jonathan Kolstad HealthTech Plenary Presentation
byStanford Graduate School of Business
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Jonathan Kolstad, an Associate Professor of Economic Analysis and Policy at Berkeley Haas and the Co-director of the Health Initiative at the UC Berkeley Opportunity Lab, gives a behavioral economics perspective on health and health insurance including the challenges and opportunities to expand access and improve health for low income populations.
24:38
Ziad Obermeyer HealthTech Plenary Presentation
byStanford Graduate School of Business
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Ziad Obermeyer, physician and Acting Associate Professor of Health Policy and Management School of Public Health, University of California at Berkeley, discusses his research on how machine learning can improve diagnosis and treatment with an application to knee pain.
22:35
HealthTech Plenary Panel with Jonathan Kolstad, Ziad Obermeyer, and Mario Ramirez
byStanford Graduate School of Business
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Mario Ramirez, managing director of Opportunity Labs and practicing physician, leads a panel discussion with Jonathan Kolstad and Ziad Obermeyer on issues and opportunities around healthtech for social impact.
1:04:37
Scoping and Scaling Social Ventures Panel
byStanford Graduate School of Business
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Jens Molbak, MBA ’90, a seasoned social impact focused entrepreneur and founder of WinWin, leads a panel discussion on the opportunities, challenges, and best practices related to scoping and scaling social ventures. Hannah Calhoon, MBA ’11 (Robin Hood Foundation), Marc Laitin (ideas42 and formerly of Opower), Todd Rogers (Harvard/InClass Today), Kanyi Maqubela (Kindred Ventures) and Jens Molbak all contribute to the conversation and share each of their unique perspectives.