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Technology, Economics, and Governance News Roundup | September 17 - 24, 2021

Friday, September 24, 2021

A weekly digest of the latest news and research related to the work of the Technology, Economics, and Governance Working Group. Topics covered in the digest include cybersecurity, domestic regulation, innovation, international competition, social media disinformation, and the California exodus.

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Q&A: Stephen Haber On Innovation In Alabama

Thursday, September 23, 2021
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

In this interview, Senior Fellow Stephen Haber discusses the Hoover Institution’s partnership with the Alabama Innovation Commission (AIC) to develop solutions on how the state can best recruit companies, attract and retain highly skilled labor, finance start-ups, and establish hubs for scientific and technological innovation. Haber also describes what he believes the role of government should be in bringing about innovation, and details his particular work in researching the expansion of Alabama’s recreational sites, which he argues are a key factor in spurring economic development.

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Hoover Fellows Reflect On 20th Anniversary Of The Terror Attacks Of September 11

Monday, September 13, 2021
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

A cohort of Hoover fellows, all of whom served in prominent leadership and military positions in the administration of George W. Bush, reflected on their personal experiences during the terror attacks of September 11, 2001.

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The Hoover Institution Welcomes 2021–22 Class Of National Fellows

Friday, September 10, 2021
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

The Hoover Institution is pleased to welcome its 2021–22 class of the W. Glenn Campbell and Rita Ricardo-Campbell National Fellows Program.

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New Episodes Of Battlegrounds Feature Analyses On The Fall And Future Of Afghanistan

Friday, September 10, 2021
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

In August and September, Battlegrounds: International Perspectives on Crucial Challenges to Security and Prosperity, a Hoover video broadcast hosted by Fouad and Michelle Ajami Senior Fellow H. R. McMaster, featured interviews with three leading experts who analyzed the implications of the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan, the deteriorating security and humanitarian situation in that country, and the future of South Asia and the greater Middle East.

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Hoover Education Success Initiative To Present Six-Part Series, “Rebooting K–12 Education In Post-Pandemic Era”

Thursday, September 9, 2021
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

The Hoover Education Success Initiative (HESI) will launch a six-part webinar series this fall that explores how public education can improve moving forward given the ongoing disruption of in-person instruction caused by COVID-19-inspired restrictions, as well as foundations of the system that needed reform prior to the pandemic.

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Hoover Institution And Stanford University’s Lane Center Release New Poll On California Gubernatorial Recall Election

Tuesday, September 7, 2021

The Hoover Institution and Stanford University’s Bill Lane Center for the American West, in partnership with YouGov, have conducted a new Golden State Poll of registered voters in anticipation of the gubernatorial recall election on Tuesday, September 14, 2021. YouGov interviewed 2,043 registered voters between August 27 and September 1, 2021. Results reported below are based on 1,618 likely voters who had received their ballots and said they had already returned their ballots or would definitely do so before election day.

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The Hoover Institution Releases Essay By Former Chinese Communist Party Insider About Beijing’s Perspective On Relationship With The United States

Tuesday, June 29, 2021
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

The Hoover Institution’s Project on China’s Global Sharp Power has released a new essay by Cai Xia, a dissident and former professor at the Central Party School of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), that presents an insider’s account of the CCP’s historical world view and reveals the current perspective of Beijing’s leaders about their relationship with the United States. The essay is being published in an English and Chinese bilingual edition.

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Hoover Institution Launches Technology, Economics, And Governance Working Group

Monday, May 17, 2021
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

The Hoover Institution has launched a new working group charged with assessing the opportunities and risks presented by breakthrough technologies for America’s economy, democratic governance, and national security interests.

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Hoover Institution's Education Experts Provide Solutions For Schools After COVID

Tuesday, May 11, 2021
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Four Hoover education policy experts are forcefully arguing that school systems cannot return to business as usual as they re-open from the pandemic.  Their newly released book, How to Improve Our Schools in the Post-COVID Era, explores in-depth the lingering extent of the current crisis, the foundational elements from the previous era that must remain, and the areas where reform and innovation are now ripe. 

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