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A Monetary Policy for the Future

by John B. Taylorvia Defining Ideas
Thursday, April 23, 2015

A steady and predictable policy will greatly contribute to the performance of the economy.

 

 

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Nuclear Non-Proliferation: We Must Keep Working For A World Without Nuclear Weapons (Yes, It's Possible)

by James Goodby, Steven Pifervia Fox News
Friday, April 24, 2015

At the Nonproliferation Treaty Review Conference later this month at the United Nations, the five nuclear weapon states recognized by the Treaty will come in for critical scrutiny from an international community that regards current approaches to nuclear arms as inadequate.

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Gov. Jerry Brown Could Be A Hero In Our Water Crisis

by Bill Whalenvia Sacramento Bee
Friday, April 24, 2015

The truth is, an “exceptional” drought such as California’s doesn’t require extraordinary measures. The proper remedy, in addition to the heavens crying, is for the leader of one party to step up to the challenge, while those in the party out of power step out and beyond their comfort zone.

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The Perils Of Partial Official Acknowledgment

by Jack Goldsmithvia Lawfare
Friday, April 24, 2015

Yesterday the President acknowledged that the United States inadvertently killed an American citizen and an Italian citizen held hostage by al-Qaida.  The killings, he said, took place during “a U.S. counterterrorism operation targeting an al Qaeda compound in the Afghanistan-Pakistan border region.”

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A Lump Of Coal

by David Davenportvia Townhall
Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Hoover fellow David Davenport discusses President Obama's use and abuse of executive power.

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Approaching the Tipping Point: Nuclear Non-Proliferation in 2015

Friday, April 24, 2015
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The Council of Foreign Relations and the Hoover Institution invite you to join our distinguished panelists as they discuss the status of nuclear proliferation, and the upcoming 2015 Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons. The Livestream of this event will begin here at 10AM PST.

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At Stanford, Secretary Of Defense Ashton Carter Unveils Cyber Strategy, Calls For Renewed Partnership With Silicon Valley

featuring Ash Cartervia Stanford News
Friday, April 24, 2015

Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter unveiled the Pentagon's new cybersecurity strategy before a Stanford audience Thursday, saying the United States would defend the nation using cyber warfare and calling for a renewed partnership with Silicon Valley.

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Unit Roots, Redux

by John H. Cochrane via Grumpy Economist
Friday, April 24, 2015

Log GDP has both random walk and stationary components. Consumption is a pretty good indicator of the random walk component. This is also what the standard stochastic growth model predicts: a random walk technology shock induces a random walk component in output but there are transitory dynamics around that value.

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My Review Of Barbara Bergmann

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Thursday, April 23, 2015

Bergmann, professor of economics at the University of Maryland, argues persuasively that women are occupationally segregated and major victims of job discrimination.

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Another Response On Harold Koh

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Thursday, April 23, 2015

Yesterday, I published this correspondence from a government lawyer who thought I had been unfair to Harold Koh in describing his role at the State Department as being “obstructionist” with respect to the drone program.

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Pentagon Announces New Strategy For Cyberwarfare

quoting Ash Carter, Amy Zegartvia The New York Times
Thursday, April 23, 2015

The Pentagon on Thursday took a major step designed to instill a measure of fear in potential cyberadversaries, releasing a new strategy that for the first time explicitly discusses the circumstances under which cyberweapons could be used against an attacker, and naming the countries it says present the greatest threat.

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Regina Ip Mentor Calls Govt Election Proposal A Package Of Lies

featuring Larry Diamondvia Ejinsight
Friday, April 24, 2015

Professor Larry Diamond, an internationally renowned scholar in democracy studies, said the Hong Kong government’s proposal for the 2017 election cannot qualify as a political reform as it screens the candidates for chief executive to ensure that the winner is acceptable to Beijing.

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Questions Raised About San Jose College Catering To Foreign Students

quoting Timothy Kanevia CBS
Friday, April 24, 2015

If you want to come to the United States and get a job, it’s a well-known secret that a student visa is the easy ticket in, and all you need is $20,000 to enroll in the right university.

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Stanford's Polish Students' Association Visits the Library & Archives

featuring Hoover Institutionvia Press Release Point
Wednesday, April 22, 2015

The presentation included a large sample of posters from the 1919–21 war between Poland and Soviet Russia, colorful letters from Polish schoolchildren to Herbert Hoover, and a photo album documenting the second trip of Joachim von Ribbentrop to Moscow that sealed the partition of Poland between Hitler’s Germany and Stalin’s Russia.

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John H. Cochrane On Economic Rockstar Podcast

featuring John H. Cochrane via Economic Rockstar
Friday, April 24, 2015

Hoover fellow John Cochrane discusses the future of finance, MOOCs, debt, regulation, and the need for free markets.

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Bill Whalen Discusses The Rise Of Kamala Harris

featuring Bill Whalenvia Opinion Journal (Wall Street Journal)
Thursday, April 23, 2015

Hoover Institution Research Fellow Bill Whalen discusses the race for Barbara Boxer’s California Senate seat.

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Nuclear bomb's tell-tale mushroom cloud
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Nuclear Non-Proliferation: We Must Keep Working For A World Without Nuclear Weapons (Yes, It's Possible)

by James Goodby, Steven Pifervia Fox News
Friday, April 24, 2015

At the Nonproliferation Treaty Review Conference later this month at the United Nations, the five nuclear weapon states recognized by the Treaty will come in for critical scrutiny from an international community that regards current approaches to nuclear arms as inadequate.

Other Media

Questions Raised About San Jose College Catering To Foreign Students

quoting Timothy Kanevia CBS
Friday, April 24, 2015

If you want to come to the United States and get a job, it’s a well-known secret that a student visa is the easy ticket in, and all you need is $20,000 to enroll in the right university.

Other Media

Regina Ip Mentor Calls Govt Election Proposal A Package Of Lies

featuring Larry Diamondvia Ejinsight
Friday, April 24, 2015

Professor Larry Diamond, an internationally renowned scholar in democracy studies, said the Hong Kong government’s proposal for the 2017 election cannot qualify as a political reform as it screens the candidates for chief executive to ensure that the winner is acceptable to Beijing.

Interviews

John H. Cochrane On Economic Rockstar Podcast

featuring John H. Cochrane via Economic Rockstar
Friday, April 24, 2015

Hoover fellow John Cochrane discusses the future of finance, MOOCs, debt, regulation, and the need for free markets.

Blogs

Unit Roots, Redux

by John H. Cochrane via Grumpy Economist
Friday, April 24, 2015

Log GDP has both random walk and stationary components. Consumption is a pretty good indicator of the random walk component. This is also what the standard stochastic growth model predicts: a random walk technology shock induces a random walk component in output but there are transitory dynamics around that value.

Featured Commentary

At Stanford, Secretary Of Defense Ashton Carter Unveils Cyber Strategy, Calls For Renewed Partnership With Silicon Valley

featuring Ash Cartervia Stanford News
Friday, April 24, 2015

Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter unveiled the Pentagon's new cybersecurity strategy before a Stanford audience Thursday, saying the United States would defend the nation using cyber warfare and calling for a renewed partnership with Silicon Valley.

Featured Commentary

The Perils Of Partial Official Acknowledgment

by Jack Goldsmithvia Lawfare
Friday, April 24, 2015

Yesterday the President acknowledged that the United States inadvertently killed an American citizen and an Italian citizen held hostage by al-Qaida.  The killings, he said, took place during “a U.S. counterterrorism operation targeting an al Qaeda compound in the Afghanistan-Pakistan border region.”

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Featured Commentary

Gov. Jerry Brown Could Be A Hero In Our Water Crisis

by Bill Whalenvia Sacramento Bee
Friday, April 24, 2015

The truth is, an “exceptional” drought such as California’s doesn’t require extraordinary measures. The proper remedy, in addition to the heavens crying, is for the leader of one party to step up to the challenge, while those in the party out of power step out and beyond their comfort zone.

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Other Media

Pentagon Announces New Strategy For Cyberwarfare

quoting Ash Carter, Amy Zegartvia The New York Times
Thursday, April 23, 2015

The Pentagon on Thursday took a major step designed to instill a measure of fear in potential cyberadversaries, releasing a new strategy that for the first time explicitly discusses the circumstances under which cyberweapons could be used against an attacker, and naming the countries it says present the greatest threat.

Interviews

Bill Whalen Discusses The Rise Of Kamala Harris

featuring Bill Whalenvia Opinion Journal (Wall Street Journal)
Thursday, April 23, 2015

Hoover Institution Research Fellow Bill Whalen discusses the race for Barbara Boxer’s California Senate seat.

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