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A Symposium on the Need for Reform of the Federal Reserve

Friday, January 13, 2012
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Guest Speakers: Michael Bordo, Allan Meltzer, George Shultz, and John Taylor 

Pen and Paper

Seminar features Hoover media fellow Howard Dickman

Thursday, December 15, 2011
Menlo Circus Club in Atherton, Calif.

Herrick Media Fellow and deputy editorial features editor at the Wall Street Journal, Howard Dickman, discussed “Confessions of an Op-ed Editor,” on Thursday, December 15, at the Menlo Circus Club in Atherton, Calif. The event was part of the William and Barbara Edwards Media Fellow Program.


Policy Seminar on the European sovereign debt crisis

Thursday, December 8, 2011
George Shultz Conference Room, Herbert Hoover Memorial Building

Guest Speaker: Axel Weber (former Bundesbank President and future UBS Chairman)


Policy Workshop: Restoring Robust Economic Growth in America

Friday, December 2, 2011
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

The one-day conference aimed to diagnose the problems and to develop policies to address the slow growth of the economy and the persistent unemployment.

Matthew Ridley, a zoologist and author of popular books on science, gave the before-dinner remarks.

Hoover Institution Retreat November 16–17, 2011

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

The Hoover Institution hosted a donor retreat on November 17 and 18 during which experts in their fields discussed timely political and economic matters. Hoover’s information channel Advancing a Free Society and its social networking efforts via Facebook and Twitter were highlighted byJohn Raisian, the Tad and Dianne Taube Director of the Hoover Institution, in his welcoming remarks.

Scott W. Atlas, MD, is the David and Joan Traitel Senior Fellow at the Hoover In

Seminar featuring Hoover senior fellow Scott Atlas

Tuesday, November 8, 2011
University Auditorium in Palo Alto

Scott W. Atlas, MD, is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, a professor of radiology and chief of neuroradiology at the Stanford University Medical Center, and senior fellow by courtesy at the Freeman-Spogli Institute for International Studies at Stanford. He delivered a talk titled “Health Care Reform: Setting the Record Straight on America’s Health Care” on Tuesday, November 8, 2011, at the University Auditorium in Palo Alto as part of the Martin and Illie Anderson Lecture series.


Policy Seminar on Policies to Stimulate Innovation

Wednesday, October 26, 2011
George Shultz Conference Room, Herbert Hoover Memorial Building

Guest Speaker: Andrew Atkeson (Professor of Economics and Finance, UCLA)

William L. Whalen

Seminar features Hoover research fellow Bill Whalen

Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Birnam Wood Golf Club in Santa Barbara, California.

Bill Whalen, a research fellow at the Hoover Institution where he studies and writes on current events and political trends, with an emphasis on California's political landscape, gave a presentation titled “The 2012 Landscape: California and Beyond” on Wednesday, October 26, 2011, at the Birnam Wood Golf Club in Santa Barbara, California.

Condoleezza Rice gives the before-dinner remarks titled “US Global Leadership?”

Hoover Institution Retreat October 16–18, 2011

Sunday, October 16, 2011

The Hoover Institution hosted its 47th annual retreat, beginning on Sunday, October 16, 2011, and ending on Tuesday, October 18, 2011. British historian Andrew Roberts discussed why the Germans lost World War II in his speech “A New Perspective on the Outcome of WWII: Why Hitler Lost.”


Policy Workshop with the Center for Latin American Studies on the Uneven Recovery: Emerging Markets versus Developed Economies

Friday, October 14, 2011
Stauffer Auditorium, Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Speakers: George P. Shultz, Pedro C. Aspe, Francisco Gil Díaz, Stephen Haber, Allan Meltzer, Leszek Balcerowicz, Michael J. Boskin, John B. Taylor, Pablo Villanueva



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