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October 8, 2013 | Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)

The Government Shutdown and the Debt Ceiling

Hoover launches “The Libertarian” podcast

Richard Epstein looks at the recent shutdown of the federal government and the prospects for reaching agreement on the debt ceiling.

September 26, 2013

Californians unsure about climate change law and economic recovery, according to Hoover Institution Golden State Poll

Hoover Golden State Poll

On September 26, the Hoover Institution released the first results from its Golden State Poll, a series that will be periodically released in the run up to next year’s general election. This first poll, which surveys one thousand Californians about their views on personal financial well-being and pressing energy policy issues in the state, places a special emphasis on climate change and the Global Warming Solutions Act (AB 32).

September 24, 2013 | U.S. Senate Budget Committee

Allan Meltzer Testifies Before the U.S. Senate Budget Committee

September 24, 2013 | John Batchelor Show

Lee Ohanian on the John Batchelor (19:47)

Guests:  Larry Kudlow, Kudlow Report, CNBC, & Cumulus Media radio. Veronique de Rugy, Mercatus Center.  Lee E Ohanian, UCLA & Hoover. Gregory Zuckerman, WSJ.  
September 16, 2013 | Fox Business

Ed Lazear on Fox Business

Former White House chief economic advisor Ed Lazear and former White House press secretary Dana Perino look back at their time at the White House during the financial crisis.
September 17, 2013 | John Batchelor Show

John Cochrane on the John Batchelor Show (19:48)

Guests: Larry Kudlow, Kudlow Report, CNBC. Phil Izzo, WSJ & Real Time Economics. John H. Cochrane, Hoover & WSJ & Chicago Booth. Avik Roy, Manhattan Institute.
September 17, 2013 | Kudlow Report (CNBC)

John Taylor on the Kudlow Report (5:33)

With Larry Summers out of the Fed chairman race, Ben Bernkanke's successor is unknown. Jim Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute, and John Tamny, Forbes, discuss the President's possible pick. And John Taylor, Stanford University economics professor, discuss rules to govern the U.S monetary policy.
September 11, 2013 | CNBC

Ed Lazear on The Santelli Exchange

CNBC's Rick Santelli and Ed Lazear, Hoover Institution senior fellow talk about the distinction between the nations's financial failure five years ago and the following recession and recover. Lazear also provides an insider's view of what was going on behind the scenes during the financial crisis.
September 12, 2013 | CNBC

Lazear discusses Observations on the Financial Crisis on the Santelli Exchange on CNBC

Edward Lazear, the Morris Arnold and Nona Jean Cox Senior Fellow at the Hoover I

Hoover senior fellow Edward P. Lazear discusses his recent book Observations on the Financial Crisis on CNBC. Topics in the interview include distinguishing between the crisis and the recession, contagion versus systemic failure in the financial industry, and the formulation and evaluation of President Bush’s response.

September 10, 2013

The financial crisis: five years later

Observations on the Financial Crisis by Keith Hennessey and Edward Lazear

Former George W. Bush economic advisers Keith Hennessey and Edward Lazear look back on the lessons of the 2008 financial crisis, presenting their thoughts, developed through discussions with colleagues and students, as well as correcting common misperceptions. Topics include the preceding financial panic, deregulation, the Troubled Asset Relief Program, the auto bailout, and the stimulus.