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John Taylor's Testimony to the Committee on the Judiciary

featuring John B. Taylorvia Committee on the Judiciary, United States House of Representatives
Thursday, October 22, 2009

Hoover Institution fellow John B. Taylor testified to the Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Commercial and Administrative Law, U.S. House of Representatives, on October 22, 2009.

Responses to additional questions from the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission

featuring John B. Taylorvia Analysis
Tuesday, October 20, 2009
I have endeavored to keep these answers reasonably short and focused. The answers are backed up by empirical research which is summarized at greater length in my book Getting Off Track, which in turn refers to a number of technical empirical studies. 

Intervention to Stop Genocide and Mass Atrocities: International Norms and U.S. Policy

by Matthew Waxmanvia Council on Foreign Relations
Thursday, October 1, 2009

On a stone wall at the memorial of the Dachau concentration camp, a promise is written in five languages: "Never Again." Yet in the decades since the Holocaust, in places from Cambodia to Rwanda to Darfur, international actors have failed to mount an effective response to mass atrocities.

Comptence and Charm - In Defense of Ban Ki-Moon

by Ruth Wedgwoodvia Forbes
Thursday, September 24, 2009

The grand opening of a United Nations General Assembly has its moral hazards. The flamboyant arrival of extravagant personalities–such as Iranian dictator Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Libyan strongman Muammar Qaddafi–can make a democratic leader quiver, worrying that the paparazzi might capture a common moment in the hallway.

A Health Care Plan for California

by John F. Cogan, George P. Shultzvia Analysis
Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Our objective is to make health care in California more affordable and more accessible. There is virtual universal access now, but it is carried out in emergency rooms, which take all comers. Such an undesirable method not only heavily burdens emergency rooms but means that many people wind up without care because they do not have an organized way of obtaining it.

How New York City Schools Affect Achievement

by Caroline M. Hoxby, Jenny Kang, Sonali Murarkavia National Burea of Economic Research
Tuesday, September 1, 2009
This research was funded by the Institute for Education Sciences under Contract R305A040043, a subcontract of the National Center on School Choice at Vanderbilt University.

The Changing Selectivity of American Colleges

by Caroline M. Hoxbyvia American Economic Association
Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Over the past few decades, the average college has not become more selective: the reverse is true, though not dramatically. People who believe that college selectivity is increasing may be extrapolating from the experience of a small number of colleges such as members of the Ivy League, Stanford, Duke, and so on.

Affidavit of Joseph A. Grundfest: Securities and Exchange Commission v. Bank of America

featuring Joseph A. Grundfestvia Analysis
Friday, August 21, 2009

No. 09-CV-6829 in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York 

Empirically Evaluating Economic Policy in Real Time

featuring John B. Taylorvia Analysis
Friday, July 10, 2009
The Martin Feldstein Lecture
National Bureau of Economic Research 


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