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Hoover@100: Ideas Defining A Century

Thursday, October 10, 2019 to Friday, July 31, 2020

In celebration of its centennial, the Hoover Institution opens the exhibition Hoover@100: Ideas Defining A Century in Hoover Tower on October 10, 2019. Founded in 1919 by Herbert Hoover, the Hoover Institution started as a special collections library devoted to the acquisition and study of documents related to the First World War. 

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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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Policy Seminar with Ellen McGrattan

Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Annenberg Conference Room, Lou Henry Hoover Building

Ellen McGrattan, visiting fellow at the Hoover Institution, professor of economics at the University of Minnesota, director of the Heller-Hurwicz Economics Institute, and consultant at the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, discussed “Intangible Capital and Measured Productivity.”

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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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Policy Seminar with Chirantan Chatterjee

Tuesday, April 2, 2019
Annenberg Conference Room, Lou Henry Hoover Building

Chirantan Chatterjee, Hoover Institution national fellow, and associate professor in business policy and economics at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, discussed “Intellectual Property Regimes and Wage Inequality.” 

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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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Policy Seminar with Steve Davis

Monday, March 18, 2019
Annenberg Conference Room, Lou Henry Hoover Building

Steve Davis, the William H. Abbott Professor of International Business and Economics at the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business, discussed “The Social Impact of Private Equity over the Economic Cycle” with John Haltiwanger, Kyle Handley, Ben Lipsius, Josh Lerner, and Javier Miranda.

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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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