Summer Institute

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The Hoover IP² Summer Institute on The Economics and Politics of Innovation is designed to educate students and young professionals on how to think systematically about regulatory systems and their consequences. Its goal is to equip attendees with analytic tools that are basic to good policymaking. The Summer Institute follows the model of executive education programs organized by business schools. It is an intensive, two‐week long program in which participants are taught by instructors who are experts in the particular subject matter being studied on that particular day. Enrollment is limited to twenty-two students in order to foster interaction with the instructors and intensive engagement with other participants.

WHO SHOULD APPLY?

  • Advanced law students
  • Recent law school graduates
  • Capitol Hill staff
  • Federal judicial clerks
  • Students and recent graduates of public policy programs
  • Young professionals working at the nexus of business and law

Applications for the 2018 program are due
January 22, 2018.

Download the 2018 Summer Institute PDF flyer

PROGRAM DATES
August 5–17, 2018

LOCATION
Hoover Institution, Stanford University, Stanford, California

PROGRAM FEE
Fees, food and lodging, and transportation will be free to accepted applicants

UNITS COVERED

  • Innovation and the Patent System
  • Antitrust, Risk, and Regulation
  • Innovation and Finance
  • Energy and Environment

Summer Institute on the Economics and Politics of Innovation.
Program dates: August 5–17, 2018

The Summer Institute, which is a residential program held at Stanford University, is an intensive two-week program for recent graduates and advanced students in law schools and public policy programs, congressional and legislative staff members, judicial interns, and young professionals. The institute is taught by professors from leading universities; topics include an overview of the US patent system, anti-trust economics, financial regulation, energy, and environmental issues. All room and board and travel costs are covered by the Hoover Institution.

Application deadline: January 22, 1018

Summer Institute on the Economics and Politics of Regulation.
Program dates: August 6–18, 2017

See the 2017 participant survey responses and participants’ comments regarding the program.

Download the 2017 IP² Summer Institute Program
Download the 2017 IP² Summer Reading List

In the news:
Hoover IP² Students Complete First Week of Classes
Summer Teaching Institute reading list released

2017 INSTRUCTORS AND MENTORS
Severin Borenstein, UC Berkeley
Latika Chaudhary, Naval Postgraduate School
Richard A. Epstein, Hoover Institution and NYU
Alexander Galetovic, University of the Andes
Ron Goettler, University of Rochester
Stephen Haber, Hoover Institution and Stanford University
Wes Hartmann, Stanford University
Zorina Khan, Bowdoin College
F. Scott Kieff , Hoover Institution and George Washington University.
Ross Levine, UC Berkeley
Noel Maurer, George Washington University
Victor Menaldo, University of Washington
Lisa Oullette, Stanford University
Richard Sousa, Hoover Institution
Michael Tomz, Stanford University

Summer Institute on the Economics and Politics of Regulation.
Program dates: July 31–August 12, 2016

See the 2016 Summer Institute student survey and participants’ comments regarding the program.

Download the 2016 IP² Summer Institute Course Schedule
Download the 2016 IP² Summer Reading List

In the News:
“I learned an incredible amount”
Hoover IP² Welcomes Students to 2016 Summer Teaching Institute

2016 INSTRUCTORS AND MENTORS
Severin Borenstein, UC Berkeley
Latika Chaudhary, Naval Postgraduate School
Richard A. Epstein, Hoover Institution and NYU
Alexander Galetovic, University of the Andes
Ron Goettler, University of Rochester
Stephen Haber, Hoover Institution and Stanford University
Wes Hartmann, Stanford University
F. Scott Kieff , ITC
Ross Levine, UC Berkeley
Noel Maurer, George Washington University
Victor Menaldo, University of Washington
Adam Mossoff, George Mason University
Richard Sousa, Hoover Institution

Summer Institute on the Economics and Politics of Regulation.
Program dates: August 2-14, 2015

See the 2015 participant survey responses and participants’ comments regarding the program.

Download the 2015 IP² Summer Institute Program
Download the 2015 IP² Summer Reading List

2015 INSTRUCTORS AND MENTORS

Stephen Haber (Director), Hoover and Stanford
Ran Abramitzky, Stanford
Severin Borenstein, UC Berkeley
Ron Goettler, University of Rochester
Wes Hartmann, Stanford
Scott Kieff, ITC
Ross Levine, UC Berkeley
Damon Matteo, CEO, Fulcrum Strategy
Noel Maurer, George Washington University
Victor Menaldo, University of Washington
Troy Paredes, University of Pennsylvania
Joanna Tsai, Vice President, Charles River Associates
Joshua Wright, FTC

Summer Institute on the Economics and Politics of Regulation.
Program dates: August 4–15, 2014

See the 2014 Summer Institute participant survey responses and participants’ comments regarding the program.

Download the 2014 IP² Summer Institute Program
Download the 2014 IP² Summer Reading List

In the news:
Hoover IP2 convenes inaugural summer teaching institute
IP² 2014 Summer Institute: Survey Results.

2014 INSTRUCTORS AND MENTORS

Stephen Haber (Director), Hoover and Stanford
Severin Borenstein, UC Berkeley
Latika Chaudhary, Naval Posgraduate School
Ron Goettler, University of Rochester
Wes Hartmann, Stanford
Zorina Khan, Bowdoin College
Ross Levine, UC Berkeley
Damon Matteo, Rouse Strategic IP Solutions
Noel Maurer, George Washington University
Victor Menaldo, University of Washington
Troy Paredes, University of Pennsylvania
Michael Tomz, Stanford
Joanna Tsai, FTC

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