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Overseers Briefed on Hoover Strategy as the “Crisis of the West” Intensifies

Monday, September 16, 2019
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

On the opening night of the Summer 2019 Board of Overseers Meeting of the Hoover Institution, the assembled group of overseers and fellows received a pre-dinner lecture that set an appropriately lofty tone.

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The Status of the Welfare State in a Free-Market Society: A Review of Intellectual Controversies since World War Ⅱ

Thursday, August 29, 2019

n the Western world, it is widely acknowledged that the Welfare state has gradually eroded since the end of the 1970s due to a range of liberalization and deregulation policies, such as the privatization of social insurance schemes, the decentralization of Welfare services or increases in competition between Welfare providers.

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Hoover Institution Fellow Launches National Research Survey To Understand Hidden Values

Thursday, August 29, 2019
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

How valuable are the things that money cannot buy? Dr. Tim Kane, a research fellow at the Hoover Institution, is running a week-long research survey to find out. This survey, in the format of an “economic beauty contest,” as described by economist John Maynard Keynes, is open to all American adults during the first full week of September. One hundred dollars in Amazon gift certificates will be awarded to each of one hundred people judged to have the most insightful answers.

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Boot Camp Prepares Students For Policy-Making Roles

Monday, August 26, 2019
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

A look at the 2019 Summer Policy Boot Camp.

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The State Department Announces Peter Berkowitz, New Head of Policy Planning

Monday, August 26, 2019
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

On Monday, August 26th, the State Department announced Hoover Senior Fellow, Peter Berkowitz would take on the role as the head of policy planning, a post that puts him in charge of long-term strategic thinking for the department.

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New Book: NATO In The Crucible

Tuesday, September 3, 2019
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

In the new Hoover Institution Press book NATO in the Crucible: Coalition Warfare in Afghanistan, 2001–2014, Deborah L. Hanagan analyzes challenges faced by the international coalition formed in the wake of 9/11 and explains how the alliance maintained cohesion despite them. She examines why NATO succeeded in Afghanistan when history suggests most coalitions fracture under such intense pressure.

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“Defining Moments” Charts Hoover Institution’s History, Impact

Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Commemorating the Hoover Institution’s centennial, the new book Defining Moments: The First One Hundred Years of the Hoover Institution by Bertrand M. Patenaude outlines its origins, evolution, and policy impact over one hundred years of global change.

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“Women of the Gulag” Wins Documentary Film Award

Thursday, August 8, 2019
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Women of the Gulag, a documentary film based on Hoover Fellow Paul Gregory's Hoover Institution Press book of the same title, has been named has been named Best Short Documentary at the 2019 Reykjavík Film Festival.

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New Book: “China's Influence And American Interests”

Tuesday, August 6, 2019
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

While Americans are generally aware of China’s ambitions as a global economic and military superpower, few understand just how deeply and assertively that country has already sought to influence American society.

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Monetary Policy Stability, Rules Critical For Economy

Thursday, June 6, 2019
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Economist Michael D. Bordo argues in a new Hoover Institution Press book for the importance of monetary stability and monetary rules, offering theoretical, empirical, and historical perspectives to support his case.

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