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Kenneth Arrow, Nobel-Winning Economist, Dies At 95

Friday, February 24, 2017
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

It is with sadness that I share the passing of Kenneth Arrow, one of the leading lights of economic thought of the 20th Century.  The youngest-ever winner of a Nobel prize for economics, he will be remembered as one of the most consequential economists of the post war era.  Our thoughts and condolences are with his family and friends during this difficult time. - Tom Gilligan

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Hoover Partnering With The Library Of Congress’ Radio Preservation Task Force For Its Cold War Communication Project

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Hoover is partnering with the Library of Congress, the U.S. National Archives and the Wilson Center to create a network of core institutions about which a Cold War Communication Project will be based.

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Polish Military Expert’s Archive Donated To Hoover

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

The papers of one of the most distinguished experts on Warsaw Pact affairs of the 1970s and 1980s have been added to the Hoover Archives.  The donor, Colonel Michael Sadykiewicz, author of several books, dozens of research papers, and reports, died in Warsaw late last year at the age of ninety-two.  His life and work were shaped by the turbulent history of East Central Europe during the past century.

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Silas Palmer Fellow Examines the Role of the WWI Doughboy in American Mass Culture

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Silas Palmer fellow Mark Hauser examines how the centralization of men and materials by the United States military and its affiliated welfare agencies played a key role in disseminating and strengthening the grasp of mass culture on American society.

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Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster Appointed National Security Advisor

Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Lieutenant General H. R. McMaster, a Hoover Institution visiting fellow and National Security Affairs Fellow for the 2002–3 academic year, has been appointed to serve as national security advisor in the Trump administration.

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Hoover Golden State Poll: Californians Aren't Fond Of The Trump Agenda But Aren't Interested In Seceding From The US

Thursday, January 19, 2017
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

As Donald Trump prepares for his swearing-in as the nation’s 45th president, a new survey by the Hoover Institution at Stanford University shows that most Californians aren’t in line with several key proposals that could impact the entire country.

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Hoover Institution Republishes Timely Volume, American Individualism, By President Herbert Hoover

Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Stanford

The Hoover Institution Press re-released the timely volume, American Individualism, by President Herbert Hoover with an introduction by acclaimed Herbert Hoover biographer George H. Nash.

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The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Awards Grant To The Hoover Institution For The New Macroeconomic Model Comparison Initiative

Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Stanford

The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation has announced that it has awarded a three-year grant in the amount of $591,295 to the Hoover Institution in support of a new Macroeconomic Model Comparison Initiative (MMCI), which is joint project with Goethe University Frankfurt’s Institute for Monetary and Financial Stability (IMFS). This new grant will assist in conducting new methods of research analysis in macroeconomic modeling for monetary, fiscal and macro-prudential policy.

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Hoover Institution Golden State Poll: Trump Facing Historic Defeat In California; Pot Legalization Leading, Death Penalty Repeal Struggling

Tuesday, November 1, 2016
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

A new poll of California voters by Stanford University’s Bill Lane Center and the Hoover Institution also shows State Attorney General Kamala Harris leading Rep. Loretta Sanchez in the U.S. senate race, with a large percentage of voters still undecided.

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Statement By Tom Gilligan Director, Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Thursday, October 27, 2016
Stanford

It is with sadness that I share the news of Charles Wolf’s passing. We were privileged to have Charles as a senior research fellow at the Hoover Institution for many years and will remember him for his meaningful contributions to international economic policy and risk assessment. Our thoughts and prayers go to his wife Theresa, his sons and grandsons." 

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