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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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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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30 Years On From The Velvet Revolutions - Time For A Second Liberation?

Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Encina Hall, Bechtel Conference Center

A book talk with Timothy Garton Ash, author of The Magic Lantern: The Revolution of '89 Witnessed in Warsaw, Budapest, Prague and Berlin on Tuesday, October 8, 2019 from 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM PST.

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Hoover@100: Ideas Defining A Century

Wednesday, October 9, 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 September 18, 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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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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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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Past Events

Policy Seminar with Michael Bordo

Thursday, January 24, 2019
Annenberg Conference Room, Lou Henry Hoover Building

Michael Bordo, Board of Governors Professor of Economics and director of the Center for Monetary and Financial History at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, and Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Hoover Institution, discussed “The Imbalances of the Bretton Woods System 1965 to 1973: U.S. Inflation - The Elephant in the Room.”

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Tech Titans And National Security: West Coast Edition

Thursday, January 17, 2019
Hauck Auditorium, Hoover Institution, Stanford University

The leading technology and Internet-based companies are dominant forces in the economic and cultural development of the era. They also have a vital role to play in cybersecurity and national security. This Symposium will bring together a range of people at the vital center of developing rules and parameters on these issues to debate and discuss how we might succeed in this area.  

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Policy Seminar with Alex Galetovic

Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Annenberg Conference Room, Lou Henry Hoover Building

Alex Galetovic, Professor of Economics at the Universidad de los Andes in Santiago, Chile, presented "Renegotiations and Corruption in Infrastructure: The Odebrecht Case.”

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Governance In An Emerging New World: Africa

Monday, January 14, 2019
Hauck Auditorium, Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Africa will be home to much of world’s population growth in coming decades, giving it a young, growing, and increasingly urbanized population. At the same time, it faces economic challenges and will acutely feel the effects of a changing climate. The discussion will explore what these demographic and environmental dynamics, alongside the promise of advancing technologies and new means of communications, will mean for governance and development across the continent.

The Hoover Institution hosted a public panel discussion "Africa in an Emerging World" on Monday, January 14, 2019 from 4:00pm - 5:15pm PST. The event was Livestreamed and can be viewed here.

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Education 20/20 Series With: Mona Charen & Ramesh Ponnuru

Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Hoover Institution, Washington DC

The Hoover Institution hosted "Education 20/20 Series with: Mona Charen & Ramesh Ponnuru" on Wednesday, January 9, 2019 from 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM EST.

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Education 20/20 Speaker Series: Michael Barone And Ian Rowe

Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Hoover Institution, Washington DC

The Education 20/20 speaker series resumes with another all-star double-header, featuring Washington Examiner senior political analyst Michael Barone and Public Preparatory Network CEO and Fordham Institute senior visiting fellow Ian Rowe.

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From Athens To America: Democracy And Political Science

Monday, December 10, 2018
Hoover Institution, Washington DC

The Hoover Institution hosted "From Athens to America: Democracy and Political Science" on Monday, December 10, 2018 from 1:15 PM – 5:45 PM EST.

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Workshop Series on the 2008 Financial Crisis: Causes, The Panic, The Recession, Lessons

Friday, December 7, 2018
Annenberg Conference Room, Lou Henry Hoover Building

Market and policy antecedents and repercussions of the 2008 Financial Crisis and the Great Recession began long before and lasted long after the Lehman bankruptcy in September 2018. 

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Workshop Series on the 2008 Financial Crisis: Causes, The Panic, The Recession, Lessons

Friday, December 7, 2018
Annenberg Conference Room, Lou Henry Hoover Building

Market and policy antecedents and repercussions of the 2008 Financial Crisis and the Great Recession began long before and lasted long after the Lehman bankruptcy in September 2018.

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Revisiting the 2008 Financial Crisis: The Recession

Friday, December 7, 2018
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

The Recession: Market and policy antecedents and repercussions of the 2008 Financial Crisis and the Great Recession began long before and lasted long after the Lehman bankruptcy in September 2018. This session examines the actions and interventions taken during the recession.

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