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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

In 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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George Garvy Papers: A New Collection Added to the Library & Archives

Thursday, August 22, 2019

George Garvy (1913–1987) was an economist and the son of Petr A. Garvi, a prominent Menshevik activist of the early 20th century. The collection contains materials from three generations of the Garvy family but mainly relates to George and Petr.

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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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New George Shultz Book Explores The Future

Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

In his new Hoover Institution Press book, Thinking about the Future, George P. Shultz reflects on more than half a century of public service to offer solutions to some of America’s most pressing contemporary problems.

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New Book Examines How Public Policy Becomes War

Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

America’s political leaders no longer deliberate over the best policy solutions but instead seek victory in political battles and wars, all at a great cost to the nation, says Hoover Institution research fellow David Davenport.

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‘Women Of The Gulag’ Wins Film Award

Thursday, April 11, 2019
Hauck Auditorium, 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 the Best Non-European Independent Documentary in the 2019 European Independent Documentary Film Festival held in Paris.

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