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East Asia At Hoover: Collections Of War, Revolution, And Peace

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 to Friday, May 31, 2019
Hoover Tower Rotunda

In a new exhibit at the Hoover Tower rotunda, visitors will discover some of the rarest and important treasures of East Asia collected by the Hoover Library & Archives.

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Governance In An Emerging New World: The Middle East in an Emerging World

Monday, April 22, 2019
Hauck Auditorium, Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Political upheaval, violence, and the Sunni-Shia divide have defined the Middle East and North Africa to outside observers for many years, but states across the region also confront shared global challenges of demographic transitions and governance in the age of social media, as well as the compelling economic potential of new technologies. The discussion will address what these profound undercurrents, as well as the changing climate and expanding role of women, mean for the major Arab states, Turkey, Iran, and Israel.

The Hoover Institution hosts a public panel discussion "The Middle East in an Emerging World" on Monday, April 22, 2019 from 4:00pm - 5:15pm PST.

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Security by the Book with Henry Farrell & Abraham L. Newman

Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Hoover Institution, Washington DC

The Hoover Institution hosts "Security by the Book with Henry Farrell & Abraham L. Newman" on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 from 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM EST.

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Strategies For Monetary Policy: A Policy Conference

Friday, May 3, 2019
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Two related questions are central to an evaluation the Fed’s monetary policy strategy. First, how robust is the strategy? Second, can the strategy be improved by altering the degree of data dependence, by reconsidering monetary tools or instruments, or by changing communications about the strategy? The aim of this policy conference is to present relevant research developments and debate these and other crucial policy questions. The conference is meant to be complementary to other reviews of monetary policy this year. The conference consists of formal presentations, policy panels, and in-depth discussions by academic researchers, market participants, members of the media, and monetary policy makers.

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Governance In An Emerging New World: Emerging Technology and the U.S. Economy

Monday, May 6, 2019
Hauck Auditorium, Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Artificial intelligence, advanced manufacturing, and other new technologies appear poised to transform the world economy, and, though the transition may be painful, the United States is well-positioned to take advantage of these new opportunities. Panelists will discuss the impact of changing demographics and advancing technology on the U.S. economy and what the United States can do to manage these changes and seize their potential, including improving the educational system, removing bias in AI, and ensuring a growing, productive population.

The Hoover Institution hosts a public panel discussion "Emerging Technology and the U.S. Economy" on Monday, May 6, 2019 from 4:00pm - 5:15pm PST.

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CyberWork and the American Dream: A Film Screening

Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Hauck Auditorium, Hoover Institution, Stanford University

This documentary looks at the impact of robotics and artificial intelligence on the future of work. Since the Industrial Revolution, new technology has increased wealth, freedom and life expectancy. But it has also destroyed outdated businesses and automated jobs. How can the U.S. best prepare for the challenges of this new technological disruption?

Join us for a special screening on Tuesday, May 7th at 5PM in the Hauck Auditorium at the Hoover Institution.

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Governance In An Emerging New World: Stability in an Age of Disruption

Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Hauck Auditorium, Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Communications technologies, demographics and the movement of peoples, and climate change are combining to place enormous pressure on democracies and the rule of law, both here in the United States and around the world. The panelists will discuss the impact of these disruptive forces on democratic systems, what can be done to strengthen governance, and how we might learn from when technological and social changes have challenged the capacity of democratic governments in the past.

The Hoover Institution hosts a public panel discussion "Stability in an Age of Disruption" on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 from 4:00pm - 5:15pm PST.

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The Finance of Infrastructure Symposium

Friday, May 17, 2019
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

It is widely understood that there is an infrastructure "gap" between planned and desired infrastructure; but actual investment in infrastructure is rife with challenges. This one-day symposium will aim to understand and discuss the obstacles that exist to the financing of infrastructure, and to discuss policy conclusions given these obstacles.

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Centennial Speaker Series

A Century of Ideas: Technology, Innovation, And The Future Of The U.S. Economy

Monday, May 20, 2019
Hauck Auditorium, Hoover Institution

This session will discuss the sources of prosperity in the United States over the past century and will look at the drivers of prosperity over the next century. Panelists will also address the ongoing debate about the impact of artificial intelligence and robotics on standards of living and the sets of relevant facts and data to consider.

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Centennial Speaker Series

A Century of Ideas: Battleground of Perception: Countering Threats to Free and Open Societies

Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Hauck Auditorium, Stanford University

Repression and authoritarianism are not merely phenomena of the historical past. Today, we are engaged in a fundamental battle of free and open societies against repressive, closed systems. This panel will address the nature of such threats and discuss the identities of freedom’s adversaries, their goals and strategies, and what can be done to defeat these threats across government, the private sector, academia, and civil society.

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Centennial Speaker Series

A Century of Ideas: The Big Three: Roosevelt, Stalin, and Churchill During the Second World War

Thursday, July 18, 2019
Hauck Auditorium, Stanford University

During the Second World War, President Franklin Roosevelt, Premier Joseph Stalin, and Prime Minister Winston Churchill exchanged hundreds of cables and held two summit meetings, coordinating the vast allied effort to defeat Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan. Panelists will discuss why the peaceful new international order that the three agreed to establish after the conflict turned instead into the Cold War.

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Centennial Speaker Series

A Century of Ideas: Changing the Education Debate

Thursday, August 22, 2019
Hauck Auditorium, Stanford University

Hoover scholars have been heavily involved in far-reaching educational research, and their work provides surprisingly positive answers to thorny questions, such as whether scholarship has ever influenced the debate on educational policy; whether new policies are just about politics without regard to fact; and how to mitigate bad ideas by introducing good ideas through research and analysis.

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A Century of Ideas: New Regional Orders and New Ways of War: Europe, the Middle East, and Asia

Tuesday, September 24, 2019
Hauck Auditorium, Stanford University

The global order of the past seven decades is being disrupted by regional dynamics. Powers of the past are reasserting themselves—Russia in Europe and the Middle East, Turkey and Iran in the Middle East, and China in Asia and beyond. Technology is changing how nations can prosper, influence, and compel. The panel will discuss what these changes portend for each of these regions and the US role in shaping events in its national interest.

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Centennial Speaker Series

A Century of Ideas: Tax and Monetary Reform: From Ideas to Actions over One Hundred Years

Wednesday, October 2, 2019
Hauck Auditorium, Stanford University

Hoover Institution economists have generated many ideas on tax reform and monetary reform over the years, from the Friedman Rule and government spending limits to the Hall-Rabushka Flat Tax and the Taylor Rule. Panelists will discuss the origination of such ideas, how they have been applied in practice in the United States and other countries, and the future of such reform-oriented policy. 

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Centennial Speaker Series

A Century of Ideas: Hoover’s One Hundred Years of War, Revolution, and Peace

Monday, November 4, 2019
Hauck Auditorium, Stanford University

Historians Niall Ferguson and Victor Davis Hanson will discuss the seminal events of the last century—the two World Wars, the Great Depression, the rise and fall of Soviet communism, and the advent of modernism and globalization—and how Hoover Institution scholars, informed by the lessons of history, have interpreted these tragedies and challenges.

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Centennial Speaker Series

A Century of Ideas: Labor and Capital Market Policy: From Ideas to Actions over One Hundred Years

Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Hauck Auditorium, Stanford University

Nowhere are good economic ideas more important for growth and stability than in labor and capital markets. Enormous technological, political, and demographic shifts in the past one hundred years have changed what is feasible and what works in practice. Panelists will discuss how ideas about the roles of government and private enterprise have changed, how good ideas stressing economic freedom can be advanced into action, and the influence of globalization on the ability of governments to apply good ideas to capital flows and immigration.

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Governance In An Emerging New World: The Middle East in an Emerging World

Monday, April 22, 2019
Hauck Auditorium, Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Political upheaval, violence, and the Sunni-Shia divide have defined the Middle East and North Africa to outside observers for many years, but states across the region also confront shared global challenges of demographic transitions and governance in the age of social media, as well as the compelling economic potential of new technologies. The discussion will address what these profound undercurrents, as well as the changing climate and expanding role of women, mean for the major Arab states, Turkey, Iran, and Israel.

The Hoover Institution hosts a public panel discussion "The Middle East in an Emerging World" on Monday, April 22, 2019 from 4:00pm - 5:15pm PST.

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A Century Of Ideas: A Century Of Prosperity: A Review Of The Standard Of Living, 1919 Vs. 2019

Thursday, April 18, 2019
Hauck Auditorium, Stanford University

The past century has witnessed dramatic improvements in the standard of living in the United States. Panelists will discuss the role that free markets, property rights, innovation, regulation, and national security have played in this remarkable advancement in human well-being.

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In the News

Education 20/20: Arthur Brooks And Adam Meyerson

Thursday, April 11, 2019
Hoover Institution, Washington DC

The Hoover Institution hosted "Education 20/20: Arthur Brooks and Adam Meyerson" on Thursday, April 11, 2019 from 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM EST.

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In the News

Have We Closed Socioeconomic Achievement Gaps?

Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Hoover Institution, Washington DC

The Hoover Institution hosted "Have We Closed Socioeconomic Achievement Gaps?" on Tuesday, April 9, 2019 from 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM EST.

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Governance In An Emerging New World: Health And The Changing Environment

Monday, April 8, 2019
Hauck Auditorium, Hoover Institution, Stanford University

The changing environment is introducing new health risks and challenges alongside an increasingly interconnected world. Extreme weather events and warming climates encourage infectious diseases and pandemics to spread, while potentially disrupting ecosystem services and "supply chains" that today's economies rely upon. Panelists will discuss the health and social consequences of climate change and how new technologies enable us to mitigate their effects.

The Hoover Institution hosted a public panel discussion "Health and the Changing Environment" on Monday, April 8, 2019 from 4:00pm - 5:15pm PST.

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In the News

Education 20/20: William Damon & Robert P. George

Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Hoover Institution, Washington DC

The Hoover Institution hosted "Education 20/20: William Damon & Robert P. George" on Tuesday, March 26, 2019 from 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM EST.

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A Century Of Ideas: One Hundred Years Of Democracy And Foreign Policy

Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Hauck Auditorium, Stanford University

Watch a panel discussion recorded on March 26th featuring Hoover senior fellows Condoleezza Rice, Niall Ferguson and Stephen Krasner discussing democracy and American foreign policy over the past century.

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The Future of Fed’s Balance Sheet: A Policy Workshop

Thursday, March 7, 2019
Annenberg Conference Room, Lou Henry Hoover Building

The Federal Open Market Committee announced on January 30 that it “intends to continue to implement monetary policy in a regime in which an ample supply of reserves ensures that control over the level of the federal funds rate and other short-term interest rates is exercised primarily through the setting of the Federal Reserve's administered rates, and in which active management of the supply of reserves is not required.” Statement Regarding Monetary Policy Implementation and Balance Sheet Normalization. 

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The Case For Trump: Book Discussion With Victor Davis Hanson

Thursday, March 7, 2019
Hoover Institution, Washington DC

The Hoover Institution hosted "The Case for Trump Book Discussion" on Thursday, March 7, 2019 from 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EST.

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Policy Seminar with Rebecca Diamond

Thursday, February 28, 2019
Annenberg Conference Room, Lou Henry Hoover Building

Rebecca Diamond, Hoover Institution national fellow, and associate professor of economics at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, discussed “The Effects of Rent Control Expansion on Tenants, Landlords, and Inequality: Evidence from San Francisco.”

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