Hoover Events

Past Events

Policy Seminar on Fragile by Design: Banking Crises, Scarce Credit, and Political Bargains

Tuesday, June 12, 2012
George Shultz Conference Room, Herbert Hoover Memorial Building

Guest Speakers: Charles Calomiris (Professor of Financial Institutions at the Columbia Business School) and Stephen Haber (Professor in the School of Humanities and Sciences at Stanford, and Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution)

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Policy Seminar on the Evolution of U.S. Foreign-Exchange-Market Intervention: Thesis, Theory, and Institutions

Tuesday, May 29, 2012
George Shultz Conference Room, Herbert Hoover Memorial Building

Guest Speakers: Michael Bordo (Hoover Institution National Fellow and Professor of Economics and Director of the Center for Monetary and Financial History at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ), and Owen Humpage (Senior Economic Advisor at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland)

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Seminar featuring Hoover national security affairs fellow Lieutenant Colonel Joe Russo

Tuesday, May 8, 2012
University Auditorium in Palo Alto

Lieutenant Colonel Joe Russo, representing the US Marine Corps, is a national security affairs fellow for 2011–2012 at the Hoover Institution. He delivered a talk titled “Access to the Commons: Expeditionary Forces in the 21st-Century Operating Environment” on Tuesday, May 8, 2012, at the University Auditorium in Palo Alto as part of the Martin and Illie Anderson Lecture series.

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Conference on China’s Military

Monday, May 7, 2012

On Tuesday, May 8, 2012, the Hoover Institution hosted a conference titled “China’s Evolving Military and the Implications for US Foreign Policy,” which brought together senior US military leaders, policy makers, and academic experts.

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The Battle for Hearts and Minds: World War II Propaganda

Tuesday, April 24, 2012 to Sunday, February 3, 2013

The Hoover Institution’s new exhibition, The Battle for Hearts and Minds: World War II Propaganda, opened Tuesday, April 24, 2012, in the Herbert Hoover Memorial Exhibit Pavilion (next to Hoover Tower) on the Stanford University campus and runs through Saturday, February 2, 2013.

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Michael Boskin, senior fellow at the Hoover Institution

Hoover Institution Retreat April 22–24, 2012

Sunday, April 22, 2012

The Hoover Institution Spring 2012 Retreat began on Sunday, April 22, 2012, with before-dinner remarks by John Stossel, a commentator on the Fox Business Network, where he hosts Stossel, a weekly program highlighting current consumer issues from a libertarian viewpoint.

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Seminar features Hoover media fellow Mark Preston

Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Stanford Park Hotel

Mark Preston, the Robert and Susan Ohrenschall Media Fellow at Hoover and senior political editor for CNN, discussed “The Presidency, the Primaries, and the Possibilities” on Tuesday, April 10, 2012, at the Stanford Park Hotel in Menlo Park, California. The event was part of the William and Barbara Edwards Media Fellow Program.

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Policy Seminar on Recent Trends in Intergenerational Income Mobility: Data and Theories

Thursday, March 22, 2012
George Shultz Conference Room, Herbert Hoover Memorial Building

Guest Speaker: Dan Kessler (Hoover Institution Senior Fellow, Professor, Stanford GSB and Stanford Law School, and by courtesy, of health research and policy in the Stanford School of Medicine) and Gary Becker (Hoover Institution Senior Fellow and Professor of Economics and Sociology, University of Chicago)

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Policy Seminar on What Financial System for the 21st Century?

Thursday, March 15, 2012
Annenberg Conference Room, Lou Henry Hoover Building

Guest Speaker: Andrew Crockett (President JP Morgan Chase International, former President of the BIS)

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Seminar featuring Hoover senior fellow Gary Becker

Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Pacific Union Club in San Francisco

Gary Becker, who won the Nobel Memorial Prize for Economic Sciences in 1992, is the Rose-Marie and Jack R. Anderson Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution and University Professor of Economics and Sociology at the University of Chicago. He delivered a talk titled “How to Reform Immigration Policy” on Tuesday, March 13, 2012, at the Pacific Union Club in San Francisco, as part of the Hoover Breakfast Briefings series.

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