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Dr. Michał Przeperski recieving the Professor Alina "Inka" Brodzka-Wald  competition, presented at the headquarters of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw
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Former Silas Palmer Fellow Receives Award for Rakowski Dissertation

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Dr. Michał Przeperski, a Silas Palmer fellow in 2015, won the second place award in the Professor Alina "Inka" Brodzka-Wald competition, presented at the headquarters of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw, for his doctoral dissertation "Mieczysław Rakowski: An Outline of a Political Biography." 

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Hoover Senior Fellow Martin Feldstein Passes Away

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Martin Feldstein, a renowned economist and senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, passed away on June 11. Feldstein was the Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers for President Reagan. Hoover Fellows who served on this council with him included Tom Gilligan, John Cochrane and David Henderson.

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Hidden Debt, Hidden Deficits: The 2019 Update

Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

With the first publication of Hoover Senior Fellow Joshua Rauh’s essay Hidden Debt, Hidden Deficits two years ago, there was finally a comprehensive look into the burden that state and local government pension promises to public employees are placing on public finances. Now, two years later, Rauh has revisited these fundamentally important questions regarding state and local pensions with a major data update and web resource that highlights the fiscal drag of unfunded pension obligations on state and local government finances. 

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Hoover Scholars Join Cyber Election Report

Friday, June 7, 2019
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Scholars from the Hoover Institution were among those who issued a comprehensive strategy for how to protect U.S. elections from cyber meddling, with a focus on the upcoming presidential campaign in 2020.

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Connecting Silicon Valley And The US Department Of Defense

Wednesday, June 5, 2019
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Cultivating the often rocky relationship between Silicon Valley and the US Department of Defense was the topic of a recent Hoover Institution symposium. The May 22-23 “Tech Track II Symposium: Restoring Essential Bonds Between the Department of Defense and the Silicon Valley” brought together dozens of Hoover scholars, entrepreneurs and defense experts to discuss issues inherent to their relationships. It was a unique moment for both communities, and optimism and positive talk abounded while real challenges were candidly acknowledged.

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Hoover-Based Film Documentary Under Oscar Consideration

Thursday, December 20, 2018
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Women of the Gulag, a new film documentary based on Hoover Institution scholar Paul Gregory’s book by that name, is among the ten films on the Oscar awards’ short list for “documentary (short subject).” The film is directed by Russian-American film maker Marianna Yarovskaya of Mayfilms and produced by her and Gregory, interviewed below.

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Report Cites Concerns About China's Influence On American Institutions

Thursday, November 29, 2018
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Scholars from the Hoover Institution and other organizations today issued a report that examines China’s efforts to influence US institutions and calls for protecting American values, norms, and laws from such interference, while also warning against “demonizing” any group of people.

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Hoover Press Book Women Of The Gulag Featured In New Documentary

Friday, September 28, 2018

Women of the Gulag, a new film documentary based on Hoover scholar Paul Gregory’s book by that name, is now being screened. Drawing upon the 2013 Hoover Institution Press book, Women of the Gulag: Portraits of Five Remarkable Lives, the film tells five compelling and tragic stories of women who survived the Gulag— the brutal system of repression and terror that devastated the Soviet population during the Stalin dictatorship. Gregory is a research fellow who specializes in economic history, the Soviet economy, transition economies, comparative economics, and economic demography.

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The Vietnam War Through The Eyes Of The Remarkable Photo Archive Of Overseas Weekly, “The Least Popular Publication At The Pentagon”

Friday, August 31, 2018

Intended as a counterpoint to the US Department of Defense-sanctioned press such as Stars and Stripes, Overseas Weekly (OW) was first published in 1950 by enterprising Stanford University graduates Cecil and Marion von Rospach. We Shot the War: Overseas Weekly in Vietnam, edited by Lisa Nguyen (The Hoover Institution Press; on sale August 1, 2018; 978-0-8179-2164-4; $49.95) unearths the important role of this publication in one of the most controversial periods of American history.

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Exploring The Japanese Experience In America

Tuesday, August 7, 2018
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

In the new Hoover Institution Press publication, Roots of the Issei: Exploring Early Japanese American NewspapersAndrew Way Leong examines the emergence of the generational terms issei, nisei, and sansei, which have long been used to organize early twentieth-century Japanese American narratives.

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