Hoover Institution Retreat May 26–27, 2009

Tuesday, May 26, 2009
Tuesday, May 26
7:15 p.m. Welcoming remarks by John Raisian,
the Tad and Dianne Taube Director of the Hoover Institution
Before-dinner remarks by Condoleezza Rice
Why Democracy Matters
Wednesday, May 27
8:15 – 8:30 a.m. Opening remarks by John Raisian
8:30 – 9:15 a.m. Russell Roberts
Is Capitalism Dead?
9:15 – 10:00 a.m. Richard Epstein
Carbon Dioxide, the Pollutant: The Brave New World of Environmental Regulation
10:30 – 11:15 a.m. Stephen Krasner
American Foreign Policy: Enduring Challenges, No Easy Answers
11:15 – 12:00 p.m. John Taylor
The Road Ahead for the Fed
1:00 – 1:45 p.m. Alvin Rabushka
Get Ready for Tax Hikes in 2011 and Beyond
2:00 – 3:15 p.m. Panel discussion
Coping with Catastrophe: How the Economy
Can Recover and What Policies Will Be Helpful

John Raisian, Moderator
John Cogan
Robert Hall
Caroline Hoxby
Edward Lazear
3:15 p.m.. Closing remarks by John Raisian

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