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Hoover Fellow Profile: Valentin Bolotnyy On How The Empirical Microeconomics Toolkit Can Help Solve Pressing Social Problems

Monday, June 29, 2020
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Valentin Bolotnyy is a Hoover fellow working on topics across public and labor economics. In this interview, Bolotnyy discusses his research on improving the efficiency of services provided by the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, as well as finding data-driven solutions to growing issues of anxiety and depression among graduate students. He also talks about his Ukrainian origins and his research in the Russia and Eurasia collection of the Hoover Library & Archives.

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Q&A: Kenneth L. Judd On Teaching Via Video Conference And Computational Economics

Friday, June 26, 2020
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Kenneth L. Judd, the Paul H. Bauer Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, is an expert in the economics of taxation, imperfect competition, and mathematical economics. In this interview, Judd discusses teaching a class to University of Zurich students from Hoover Institution offices via video conferencing technology. He is among the rare professors across academia who were teaching on Zoom prior to the outbreak of COVID-19. Judd also talks about his field of computational economics and how it applies to tax and environmental policy.

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NSAF PROFILE: Lt. Col Angie Waters On Cyber Operations In US Military Strategy

Thursday, June 25, 2020
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Lieutenant Colonel Angie Waters, representing the US Air Force, is a National Security Affairs Fellow for the academic year 2019–20 at the Hoover Institution. In this interview, Waters discusses her career as a cyber operator in the US Air Force, her work to establish a cyber curriculum at US Air Force Weapons School, and the role of defensive cyber operations in US military strategy.

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Book Q&A: Michael R. Auslin On Asia’s New Geopolitics: Essays On Reshaping The Indo-Pacific

Tuesday, June 16, 2020
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

In this interview, Michael R. Auslin, Payson R. Treat Distinguished Research Fellow in Contemporary Asia, discusses his newly released book by Hoover Institution Press, Asia’s New Geopolitics: Essays on Reshaping the Indo-Pacific. Auslin describes the geopolitical importance of Asia’s inner seas, and how the Indo-Pacific region is impacted by China’s ambitions, US force posture, North Korea’s quest for nuclear weapons, the Sino-Japanese competition, and India’s struggles as the world’s largest democracy.

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Decision 2020 Report: Securing A Just And Peaceful Society

Tuesday, June 16, 2020
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

In the 16th edition of the Decision 2020 Report, Hoover fellows discuss domestic unrest following the murder of George Floyd. They comment on addressing  the issue of race civilly in America, reforming police departments, building trust between law enforcement and minority communities, and executive discretion on when to invoke the Insurrection Act of 1807. This report also highlights the work of Joseph D. McNamara, late Hoover research fellow and former police chief of Kansas City, Missouri, and San Jose, California.

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Hoover Institution Press Publishes Asia’s New Geopolitics By Michael R. Auslin: Collection Of Essays Features Timely Analyses Of Currents In The Indo-Pacific Region

Tuesday, June 16, 2020
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

The Hoover Institution will publish Asia’s New Geopolitics, a collection of eight timely essays by Michael R. Auslin. These essays examine the key issues and geopolitical forces in the Indo-Pacific, as well as the ambitions by the People’s Republic of China to dominate the world’s most populous and economically productive region.

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Hoover Institution Press Publishes Strategies For Monetary Policy, Edited By John H. Cochrane And John B. Taylor

Tuesday, May 5, 2020
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

The Hoover Institution will publish a new volume, edited by senior fellows John H. Cochrane and John B. Taylor, that reviews the strategies, tools, and communication practices the Federal Reserve system deploys to shape monetary policies for its dual-mandate goals of maximum employment and price stability. Strategies for Monetary Policy is drawn from a May 3, 2019, conference at the Hoover Institution featuring economists, financial experts, and Federal Reserve policy makers.

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Hoover Institution Press Publishes Three Tweets To Midnight, Edited By Harold A. Trinkunas, Herbert S. Lin, And Benjamin Loehrke

Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

The Hoover Institution Press published a new volume about how the rise of social media and the new global information ecosystem have created conditions for the rapid spread of misinformation and disinformation that can potentially fuel conflict between nuclear powers.

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Hoover Institution Press Publishes Choose Economic Freedom By George P. Shultz And John B. Taylor

Tuesday, March 3, 2020
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

The Hoover Institution will publish a new oral history on March 3, 2020, by two of its top economists, George P. Shultz and John B. Taylor, about how the sound, market-oriented policies of the 1980s saved the US economy by reversing the stagnation and hyperinflation of the 1970s.

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Hoover Institution And Stanford University’s Lane Center Release Poll On California 2020 Presidential Primary

Monday, March 2, 2020
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

The Hoover Institution and Stanford University’s Bill Lane Center for the American West, in partnership with YouGov, have conducted its Golden State Poll of likely California primary voters in anticipation of this week’s Super Tuesday contests.

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