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Minimum Wage Laws Hurt Those They Claim To Help

Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Minimum wage laws are job-killing policies that create barriers to prosperity and fail to reflect the most basic understanding of supply and demand economics, says Lee Ohanian, an economist at the Hoover Institution.

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Exploring Strategies For Monetary Policy

Monday, May 6, 2019
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Top economists and policy makers discussed the efficacy of different approaches to monetary policy at the Hoover Institution on May 3. More than 180 people attended the sixth annual Monetary Policy Conference – titled “Strategies for Monetary Policy: A Policy Conference” – in the David and Joan Traitel Building’s Hauck Auditorium. Hoover economist John Taylor organized the event, which included formal presentations, policy panels, and in-depth discussions by academic researchers, market participants, members of the media, and policy makers from the Federal Reserve.

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Eric Wakin (right), Hoover deputy director and director of the Library & Archives, chaired and moderated the discussion
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Hoover Hosts Event To Discuss Life And Legacy Of Li Rui, Chairman Mao’s Personal Secretary And Biggest Critic

Thursday, May 2, 2019

The Hoover Library & Archives hosted a special event on April 22, 2019, to discuss the life and legacy of Li Rui, an old-guard Communist who became a revisionist historian and standard-bearer for liberal values in China.

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Media Roundtable Focuses on China, National Security

Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

A recent media roundtable at the Hoover Institution featured discussions between journalists and Hoover scholars on US foreign policy toward China and other national security issues.

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Eric Hargan Joins Hoover At Leadership Forum On Health Care

Friday, April 19, 2019
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Eric David Hargan, the United States Deputy Secretary of Health and Human Services, engaged in a thoughtful exchange with Hoover fellows about health care issues during a Leadership Forum on April 11. 

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Examining the Structural Foundations of Monetary Policy

Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

In the new Hoover Press book, The Structural Foundations of Monetary Policy, Michael D. Bordo, John H. Cochrane, and Amit Seru of the Hoover Institution bring together discussions and presentations from a May 2017 annual monetary policy conference held at the Hoover Institution. Since 2014, the Hoover Institution has hosted an annual monetary policy conference to discuss the unprecedented post-2008 economic climate and help set the tone for future monetary reform.

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Cogan Book Tapped As Hayek Prize Finalist

Friday, February 2, 2018
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Hoover Senior Fellow John F. Cogan’s book, The High Cost of Good Intentions: A History of U.S. Federal Entitlement Programs has been chosen as a finalist for the 2018 Hayek Book Prize.

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Unstable Majorities: Correcting Misconceptions Of The American Electorate

Wednesday, November 1, 2017
Stanford

In the wake of the 2016 election, one of the most commonly held assumptions in American politics is that voters are more polarized than ever. But in Unstable Majorities, released by the Hoover Press, Morris Fiorina brings research and historical context to the discussion of the American electorate and its voting patterns, and he corrects misconceptions about polarization, voter behavior, and political parties.

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Invisible Slaves: The Victims and Perpetrators of Modern-Day Slavery
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Invisible Slaves: The Victims And Perpetrators Of Modern-Day Slavery

Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Stanford

As Congress recently introduced and passed legislation that uses $50 million in federal money aimed at ending forced labor and human trafficking, the Hoover Institution Press releases Invisible Slaves: The Victims and Perpetrators of Modern-Day Slavery

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The High Cost Of Good Intentions: A History Of U.S. Federal Entitlement Programs

Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Stanford

At a time when entitlement spending poses a fiscal challenge unlike any in our nation’s history, the Hoover Institution’s John Cogan addresses the question of how and why these federal programs have grown so large and have become so far removed from the ideals on which they were founded in The High Cost of Good Intentions: A History of U.S. Federal Entitlement Programs.

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