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The Power Of Education: Boosting Economic Growth In The Long Run

by Eric Hanushekvia
Friday, September 8, 2017

Widespread proficiency in math and reading creates a strong foundation for more advanced knowledge and productive work. Unfortunately, U.S. proficiency in math and reading hasn’t kept up with the rest of the world. If American students become more proficient in math and reading, long-run economic growth will follow.

Analysis and Commentary

Why Is Health Insurance So Complicated?

by Lanhee J. Chenvia Prager U
Monday, September 4, 2017

Why is health insurance so complicated, while car insurance and life insurance are so simple? Can health insurance be more like, well, insurance?

Unpacking Policy Consequences: Discussion Section with Kevin Murphy and Steve Davis

by Steven J. Davisvia Becker Friedman Institute
Friday, May 6, 2016

How does the regulatory environment shape business behavior? In this episode, Murphy talks with Steven Davis, about the volumes and volumes of federal regulatory code and how compliance with their commandments becomes a barrier to entry by new businesses.

Names, Faces, and Ideas: Discussion Section with Kevin Murphy and Steve Davis

by Steven J. Davisvia Becker Friedman Institute
Friday, March 18, 2016

In this episode, Murphy talks with Steven Davis, William H. Abbott Professor of International Business and Economics at Chicago Booth and expert in the intersection how government policy—or uncertainty over how policy might change in the future—can shape the labor market and the macroeconomy at large.

University of Chicago: “The Dog that Barked”

by Steven J. Davisvia StoryFirst Media
Saturday, November 1, 2014

Hoover Institution fellow Steven J. Davis discusses policy uncertainty on StoryFirst Media.

The 'Rocky Balboa' Recovery

by Steven J. Davisvia Fox News
Friday, August 17, 2012

Why does economic recovery keep getting knocked down?

Can DC Fix the Economy? (6:45)

by Steven J. Davisvia CNBC
Friday, July 6, 2012

"Nobody can imagine, whether you're in a business or any kind of situation, where you would go into this kind of uncertainty without a plan," says Jim Nussle, Growth Energy president & COO, discussing economic maneuvering in Washington and whether the government has the ability to create jobs. Also, tracking economic trends related to political policy, with Steven Davis, Chicago Booth School of Business.


Santelli Exchange: Lazear On The Jobs Report

interview with Edward Paul Lazearvia CNBC
Friday, September 1, 2017

Hoover Institution fellow Ed Lazear discusses jobs, tax reform, and the budget.

Trade and immigration are good for the U.S. economy

Trade And Immigration

interview with John H. Cochrane via
Friday, September 1, 2017

Trade and immigration are good for the U.S. economy. Free trade allows Americans to buy better goods at lower prices and provides bigger markets where we can sell our own goods. More immigration leads to economic growth and improvements in our standard of living. The logic that isolation and protectionism will create more American jobs is misguided and detrimental to economic growth.


Alice Hill Discusses Damage From Harvey On CBS News

interview with Alice Hillvia CBS
Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Hoover Institution fellow Alice Hill discusses Harvey's impact and how to reduce damage from such environmental disasters in the future.