Hoover Daily Report
Featured Commentary
Featured Commentary

An Insurance Policy Against Inflation

by Charles Calomirisvia Wall Street Journal
Monday, March 12, 2012

The Fed should increase its cash reserve requirement for banks in order to prevent excessive credit creation...

Featured Commentary

Striking 'Obamacare' a rejection of overreach

by Scott W. Atlasvia Politico
Monday, March 12, 2012

Much like the patient who anxiously awaits a final diagnosis from a highly trained team of specialists, Americans await their fate from the nine men and women on the U.S. Supreme Court. And they should be extremely anxious about the outcome...

Featured Commentary

A Misreading of Law and History on Preemptive Strikes

by Peter Berkowitzvia Real Clear Politics
Sunday, March 11, 2012

Liberalism these days seems to encourage an illiberal and anti-democratic tendency to turn hard questions of morality and politics into easy questions of law...

Featured Commentary

Fix public schools before child poverty

by Paul E. Petersonvia Daily News (NY)
Sunday, March 11, 2012

Low income students can learn, too...

Featured Commentary

Much Too Early to Say Putin has Won: Understanding the Big Lie

by Paul R. Gregoryvia Forbes.com
Sunday, March 11, 2012

As long as we believe the big lie that March 4 was a real presidential election, Putin can triumphantly declare (with tears in his eyes?) democracy alive and well...

Featured Commentary

Obama college tuition cap favors wealthy

by Paul E. Petersonvia Washington Times
Saturday, March 10, 2012

Proposal would only serve to cut financial aid for the poor...

Blogs
Blogs

On the Apparently Growing Class Divide and What Can Be Done About It

by Gary S. Beckervia Becker-Posner Blog
Sunday, March 11, 2012

The two most attractive options appear to be greater emphasis on early childhood education and better schools, but much further research is necessary...

Blogs

Does Obama Bear Responsibility for the Increased Gasoline Price?

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Saturday, March 10, 2012

His saber rattling over Iran makes people nervous about war with Iran. A war with Iran would likely cut Iran's output...

Blogs

The Conservative Case for the Common Core

by Chester E. Finn Jr.via Education Next
Friday, March 9, 2012

This is the best path toward getting Uncle Sam and heavy-handed state governments to back off from micro-managing how schools are run and to return that authority to communities, individual schools, teachers, and parents...

Blogs

A good Jobs Day

by Keith Hennesseyvia KeithHennessey.com
Friday, March 9, 2012

The fewest numbers you need to know...

Other Media
Other Media

Derman on Theories, Models, and Science

by Russell Robertsvia EconTalk
Monday, March 12, 2012
Other Media

Obama hails jobs report, pitches manufacturing initiative

with Keith Hennesseyvia Los Angeles Times
Saturday, March 10, 2012
Other Media

Those pesky things called laws

with Williamson M. Eversvia Washington Post
Friday, March 9, 2012
Interviews
Interviews

Peter Berkowitz on the John Batchelor Show

with Peter Berkowitzvia John Batchelor Show
Friday, March 9, 2012

Guests: Sid Perkins, Science; Peter Berkowitz, Hoover; Beth Gardiner, IHT; Chris Gadomski, Bloomberg...

Interviews

Jobs, Debt and Oil

with Edward Paul Lazearvia Wall Street Journal Report (CNBC)
Friday, March 9, 2012

Stanford University economics professor and former chief economic advisor, Edward Lazear, on a strong jobs report, the Greek debt deal, and oil prices...

Interviews

Allan Meltzer on Book `Why Capitalism?'

with Allan H. Meltzervia Surveillance Midday (Bloomberg Television)
Friday, March 9, 2012

Allan Meltzer, a professor at Carnegie Mellon University, talks about the Greek debt crisis and his book "Why Capitalism?"...

Interviews

Sowell: Gingrich Only One Who Can Debate Obama

with Thomas Sowellvia Cavuto (Fox Business)
Friday, March 9, 2012

Economist Thomas Sowell argues that Newt Gingrich is the best choice for Republicans...

Interviews

Hoover's Sowell on U.S. Economy, Obama Policies

with Thomas Sowellvia Street Smart (Bloomberg Television)
Friday, March 9, 2012

Thomas Sowell, a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, talks about the performance of the U.S. economy and the outlook for growth should President Obama be reelected...

Interviews

Tunku Varadarajan on the John Batchelor Show

with Tunku Varadarajanvia John Batchelor Show
Friday, March 9, 2012

Guests: Steve Russolillo, WSJ; Claudia Rosett, FDD; Tunku Varadarajan, Newsweek International; Nate Berg, Atlantic...

Interviews

Bill Whalen on the John Batchelor Show

with Bill Whalenvia John Batchelor Show
Thursday, March 8, 2012

Guests: Co-Host Mary Kissel, WSJ; Alyssia Finley, WSJ; Bill Whalen, Hoover...