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Regulatory Rollback

by Adam J. Whitevia The Weekly Standard
Friday, September 1, 2017

Paging the attorney general: the administrative state won't deconstruct itself.

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The Libertarian: Trump, Sessions, And The Pardon Power

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Friday, July 28, 2017

A legal analysis of the limits of the pardon power, the merits of Jeff Sessions' recusal, and the president's ability to dismiss Robert Mueller.

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Sanctuary and Sanctimony

by Timothy Kanevia Hoover Digest
Friday, July 7, 2017

Defying the law is defying the law—even if it’s immigration law. 

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Energy in the Executive

by Adam J. Whitevia Hoover Digest
Friday, July 7, 2017

President Trump’s executive orders honor the founders’ view that a president should seize the initiative. But such orders represent only the beginning of real change. 

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The Challenge of Dawa: Political Islam as Ideology and Movement and How to Counter it

featuring Ayaan Hirsi Alivia Hoover Institution
Sunday, April 23, 2017

Hoover Institution fellow Ayaan Hirsi Ali calls for decoupling political aims from the religion of Islam to combat growing radicalism. She also discusses counterterrorism strategy, which she argues should focus on battling the ideas that spread radicalism rather than the radicals themselves.

Analysis and Commentary

Let's Shine A Light On The 'Regulatory Dark Matter' That Stifles Innovation

by Henry I. Millervia Forbes
Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Federal regulation creates a huge drag on the nation's economy. It includes "regulatory dark matter"--informal statements, guidance documents, "points to consider," etc.--besides formal, published regulations. Much of it is flawed and should be eliminated.

John Michael Mulvaney
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Sowing The Seeds Of Growth

interview with John Michael “Mick” Mulvaneyvia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, May 25, 2017

Understanding the Federal Budget and Moving toward Economic Prosperity.


Adam White: The Fate Of The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

interview with Adam J. Whitevia Bloomberg
Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Hoover Institution fellow Adam White discusses the fate of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, which is currently in the hands of a Washington appeals court. 

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Sowing the Seeds of Growth

interview with John Michael “Mick” Mulvaneyvia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, May 25, 2017


Understanding the Federal Budget and Moving toward Economic Prosperity.


YIMBY Papers

by John H. Cochrane via Grumpy Economist
Monday, May 22, 2017

Two new papers on housing restrictions are noteworthy, Housing Constraints and Spatial Misallocation by Chang-Tai Hsieh and Enrico Moretti, and The Economic Implications of Housing Supply by Ed Glaeser and Joe Gyourko. ....zoning and other restrictions drive up the cost of housing...


Research Teams

Hoover IP² is reviewing the premises of the US patent system to address questions of scope, specification, duration, and economic impact of that system.

The Conte Initiative on Immigration Reform aims to improve immigration law by providing innovative ideas and clear improvements to every part of the system, from border security to green cards to temporary work visas.