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Competition and Efficiency in the Mexican Banking Industry: Theory and Empirical Evidence

by Gustavo A. Del Angel , Sara G. Castellanos, Jesús G. Garza-Garcíavia Books by Hoover Fellows
Thursday, November 19, 2015

This book contributes to the understanding of competition policy in the Mexican banking system and explains how levels of competition relate to banks' efficiency. The authors study the banking sector in Mexico, a developing country with a regulated and sound banking system and an industry with strong participation from global systemic banks.

Failing Our Brightest Kids by Chester E. Finn and Brandon L. Wright
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Failing Our Brightest Kids: The Global Challenge of Educating High-Ability Students

by Chester E. Finn Jr., Brandon L. Wright via Books by Hoover Fellows
Thursday, November 19, 2015

In this provocative volume, Chester E. Finn, Jr., and Brandon L. Wright argue that, for decades, the United States has done too little to focus on educating students to achieve at high levels.

Inequality and Economic policy

via Hoover Press
Thursday, November 5, 2015

Drawing from a 2014 Hoover Institution conference on inequality in honor of Gary Becker, a group of distinguished contributors explore various measures of inequality in America and address the issue of why it is increasing. Does the United States have an inequality problem?

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The End of the Cold War: 1985-1991

by Robert Servicevia Books by Hoover Fellows
Tuesday, November 10, 2015

The Cold War had seemed like a permanent fixture in global politics, and until its denouement, no Western or Soviet politician had foreseen that an epoch defined by games of irreconcilable one-upmanship between the world’s most heavily armed superpowers would end in their lifetimes. Under the long, forbidding shadow of the Cold War, even the smallest miscalculation from either side could result in catastrophe.

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Kissinger: 1923-1968: The Idealist

by Niall Fergusonvia Books by Hoover Fellows
Wednesday, November 4, 2015

The definitive biography of Henry Kissinger, based on unprecedented access to his private papers.

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British Trade Unionism Against the Trades Union Congress

by Gerald A. Dorfmanvia Books by Hoover Fellows
Wednesday, November 2, 1983

Gerald A. Dorfman's study examines the weakness and consequent ineffectiveness of Britain's central union spokesgroup, the Trades Union Congress.

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Government Versus Trade Unionism in British Politics Since 1968

by Gerald A. Dorfmanvia Books by Hoover Fellows
Friday, November 2, 1979

This study examines the relationship between the British government and the trade union movement in the management of the economy since 1968.

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Restoring Quality Health Care

by Scott W. Atlasvia Books by Hoover Fellows
Monday, October 26, 2015

Time is of the essence. America’s aging population will increasingly require medical care at an unprecedented level. Although extraordinary advances in technology offer great promise, the current trajectory of the health system, particularly under Obamacare, threatens both the sustainability of the system and the innovation essential to reaching its full potential.

Autocracy and Redistribution: The Politics of Land Reform

by Michael Albertus
Tuesday, October 20, 2015

When and why do countries redistribute land to the landless? What political purposes does land reform serve, and what place does it have in today's world? A longstanding literature dating back to Aristotle and echoed in important recent works holds that redistribution should be both higher and more targeted at the poor under democracy. Yet comprehensive historical data to test this claim has been lacking. This book shows that land redistribution – the most consequential form of redistribution in the developing world – occurs more often under dictatorship than democracy.

Helena Paderewska's memoirs are now available from the Hoover Press
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Helena Paderewska: Memoirs, 1910–1920

by Maciej Siekierskivia Books by Hoover Fellows
Thursday, October 15, 2015

An international adventure for freedom.