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March 22, 2014 | KTRS Radio (St. Louis)

Petrilli on American Weekend: “a lot of young people . . . aren’t anywhere near ready for the rigor of college”

High school students in class

Hoover research fellow Michael Petrilli discusses college on American Weekend. Topics include college preparation, other pathways to the middle class, and community college.

March 21, 2014 | CNBC

Taylor on the Santelli Exchange: “that’s not anything like a systematic rules-based policy”

Federal Reserve

Hoover senior fellow John Taylor discusses the Fed on CNBC’s Santelli Exchange. Topics include the Taylor rule and the Fed’s discretion-based policy.

March 20, 2014

Hoover Institution Tapestry Unveiled in Belgium

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Image credit: M - Museum Leuven

A work of art by Belgian artist Floris Jespers was unveiled today at the Leuven Museum as part of its exhibition Ravaged: Art and Culture in Times of Conflict, commemorating the centenary of the beginning of World War I and the devastation it brought to Leuven.

March 20, 2014

Valentine Morozoff Papers Open: New Collection on Russian Emigrés in Japan

Consul Pavel Vaskevich with two Japanese gentlemen (Valentine F. Morozoff Papers

One significant consequence of the revolution in Russia in 1917 was the mass exodus of opponents of the Bolshevik regime: the first mass political emigration of the twentieth century. The fate of these émigrés continues to interest historians and other researchers to this day; bearing in mind growing trends in international history and migration studies, it will continue to do so in the future.

March 19, 2014 | Lars Larson Show

Petrilli on the Lars Larson Show: “none of us are willing to say the honest truth”

Classroom students
Image credit: United Front

Hoover research fellow Michael Petrilli discusses college attendance on the Lars Larson Show. Topics include low-income students, the stigma of not going to college, and college preparation.

March 19, 2014 | Gil Gross Program (KKSF)

Petrilli on Talk 910: “there’s this dogma…that it’s unfair to tell kids to go to vocational training.”

A miner

Hoover research fellow Michael Petrilli discusses why not everyone should go to college on Talk 910. Topics include vocational schools, the stigma of a vocational education, and math education.

March 19, 2014 | FOX Business

Lazear on After the Bell: “we are working less today than we were six months ago”

Business meeting

Hoover senior fellow Edward Lazear discusses the labor market on Fox Business’s After the Bell. Topics include the decline in the average workweek, the Fed and Janet Yellen, and the recent CBO jobs report.

March 19, 2014 | Bloomberg Television

Lazear on Market Makers: “you need to look at the overall picture in terms of employment”


Hoover senior fellow Edward Lazear discusses the Federal Reserve on Bloomberg TV’s Market Makers. Topics include comparisons between Janet Yellen and Ben Bernanke, the labor market, and quantitative easing.

March 19, 2014 | Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)

Understanding Property Rights

Hoover launches “The Libertarian” podcast

Richard Epstein discusses the historical background behind the US system of private property rights and how it’s endangered by modern legal developments.

March 17, 2014 | EconTalk

Sachs on the Millennium Villages Project

Russell D. Roberts

Jeffrey Sachs of Columbia University and the Millennium Villages Project talks with EconTalk host Russell Roberts about poverty in Africa. Topics include the Millennium Villages Project and the Millennium Development Goals, the integrated development approach, and the relationship between funds and ending poverty. Sachs also responds to the criticisms presented in the EconTalk episode with Nina Munk.