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Analysis and Commentary

What Is The Academy’s Role In Evidence-Based Policy Making For Intellectual Property?

Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Hoover Institution, Washington DC

Does the US patent system as currently constituted hold up or push forward the commercialization of technological innovations? Does the US patent system frustrate or facilitate the inventive activities and entrepreneurial processes central to economic growth? The US patent system is a solution to a delicate balancing act where the complete absence of intellectual property rights or the overly broad specification of those rights can thwart innovation. Inventors require the means to earn a return on the years spent perfecting an invention

Analysis and Commentary

The Obama Doctrine: American Grand Strategy Today

Thursday, June 4, 2015
Hoover Institution, The Johnson Center, Washington, DC

The Hoover Institution invites you to a book reception and panel discussion focusing on Colin Dueck's newest book: The Obama Doctrine: American Grand Strategy Today

Analysis and Commentary

Conference On Rules For The Lender Of Last Resort

Friday, April 3, 2015
The Hoover Institution, Washington DC

Hosts Charles Calomiris and Allan Meltzer, examine the theory, history, and practical consequences of lender of last resort assistance in a variety of countries and contexts and how to avoid financial bailouts.