Hoover Events

Past Events

Policy seminar on the Guardians of Finance: Making Them Work for Us

Tuesday, May 3, 2011
Annenberg Auditorium

Policy seminar on the Guardians of Finance: Making Them Work for Us

Guest Speaker: Ross Levine (Professor of Economics at Brown University, Director of the William R. Rhodes Center in International Economics and Finance)


Meeting of the Resolution Project in Washington, DC at the Fed and the FDIC

Friday, April 29, 2011
Washington, D.C.
A Proposed Chapter 14 for Large Financial Institutions

Policy seminar on Transforming the Megabanks

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Guest Speaker: Herbert Allison (former head of the TARP at Treasury, former president and CEO of Fannie Mae, former CEO of TIAA-CREF and COO of Merrill Lynch)

General Stanley McChrystal Speaks at Spring 2011 Hoover Retreat Dinner

Hoover Institution Retreat April 17–19, 2011

Sunday, April 17, 2011

The Hoover Institution Spring 2011 Retreat began on April 17, 2011, with before-dinner remarks by General Stanley McChrystal, a four-star US Army general (retired) and former commander of US and international security forces in Afghanistan.

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A Century of Change: China 1911–2011

Tuesday, April 12, 2011 to Saturday, February 18, 2012

On April 12, 2011, the Hoover Institution commemorated the hundredth anniversary of the 1911 revolution and the founding of the Chinese republic with the opening of an exhibition of photographs, posters, letters, memorabilia, and audiovisual materials from its library and archives, documenting those momentous events in Chinese history and the ensuing tumultuous century. This exhibit is closed.


Policy Seminar with Viral Acharya

Monday, April 11, 2011
George Shultz Conference Room, Herbert Hoover Memorial Building

Guest Speaker: Viral Acharya (Professor of Finance at NYU, coauthor of Regulating Wall Street: The Dodd-Frank Act and the New Architecture of Global Finance)


Meeting of the Resolution Project

Saturday, April 2, 2011
George Shultz Conference Room, Hebert Hoover Memorial Building
The Resolution Project Committee met to consider options for the use of a Chapter 14 of the bankruptcy code for large financial institutions as a possible alternative to the use of a new authority under Title II of the Dodd-Frank legislation. 
Kori Schake is a research fellow at the Hoover Institution

Seminar featuring Hoover research fellow Kori Schake

Wednesday, March 30, 2011
Pacific Club in Newport Beach

Kori Schake, a research fellow at the Hoover Institution and an associate professor of international security studies at the United States Military Academy, gave a presentation titled “What a Democratizing Middle East Means for U.S. National Security” on Wednesday, March 30, 2011, at the Pacific Club in Newport Beach.


Policy seminar on the Role of Securitized-Banking System in the Financial Crisis and the Policy Implications

Tuesday, March 29, 2011
Annenberg Conference Room, Lou Henry Hoover Building

Guest Speaker: Gary Gorton (Professor of Management and Finance at Yale University)

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Seminar featuring Hoover senior fellow Richard Epstein

Tuesday, March 22, 2011
Pacific-Union Club

Richard Epstein is the Peter and Kirsten Bedford Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, the Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Law at New York University, and the James Parker Hall Distinguished Service Professor of Law at the University of Chicago. He delivered a talk titled “Pensions for Government Employees: Vested Rights or Public Menace?” on Tuesday, March 22, 2011, at the Pacific-Union Club, as part of the Hoover Breakfast Briefings series.