Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

The Housing Crisis Isn't A Crisis

by Peter M. Robinson with Todd Zywicki, John B. Taylorvia Forbes
Friday, April 10, 2009

Law professor Todd Zywicki of George Mason University is composing a book, Bankruptcy Law and Policy in the Twenty-First Century, in which Zywicki picks a couple of fascinating fights...

Analysis and Commentary

Mayor Bloomberg’s Crib Sheet

by Diane Ravitchvia New York Times
Thursday, April 9, 2009

ARNE DUNCAN, the secretary of education, has urged the nation’s mayors to take control of their public schools so that they can impose radical reforms...

Analysis and Commentary

Don't abandon Afghanistan

by Clifford Orwinvia Globe and Mail (Canada)
Friday, April 3, 2009

Now is not the time for Canadians to lose our heads over Afghanistan...

In the News
In the News

People power

with Larry Diamondvia National (United Arab Emirates)
Friday, April 10, 2009

Before he became world famous for putting forth his theory of a “clash of civilisations”, the political scientist Samuel Huntington was known for his work on the processes of democratisation...

In the News

£1m gap between neighbouring schools

with Eric Hanushekvia Times (UK)
Friday, April 10, 2009

Thousands of secondary schools face financial hardship because of anomalies in the way that cash is being allocated by the Government...

In the News

Nanda: Obama's tour a grand success

with William J. Perry, George P. Shultzvia Denver Post
Thursday, April 9, 2009

By all accounts, President Barack Obama's European tour was a grand public relations success...

In the News

The Burdens of Obama's Deficits Will Fall on All of Us

with Michael J. Boskinvia Wall Street Journal
Thursday, April 9, 2009

Michael J. Boskin's deeply disturbing projection of President Barack Obama's budget deficits and their tax implications ("Obama's $163,000 Tax Bomb," op-ed, April 3) is flawed in one respect -- it's impossible to measure left-wing social progress in dollars and common sense...

In the News

Teachers underpaid? Economists don't agree

with Eric Hanushekvia Orange County Register
Thursday, April 9, 2009

Teachers say they make paltry wages doing a thankless job that requires dedication, focus and heart; critics say the compensation is adequate – or too high...

In the News

Public invited to April 15-16 longevity conference at Stanford

with John Shovenvia Media Newswire
Thursday, April 9, 2009

Much of the world's population is living longer, and the consequences of this change will be among the subjects to be covered at the East-West Alliance Conference that will take place on the Stanford University campus April 15-16 in the Clark Center auditorium...

In the News

FACTS ON POLICY: The United States Then and Now II: Demographics

via Hoover Institution
Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Did you know?...The U.S. population has become older and more diverse over the past generation...

US Capitol
In the News

The Human Element: When Gadgetry Becomes Strategy

by H. R. McMastervia World Affairs Journal
Wednesday, April 1, 2009

The wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, and the political debates concerning the nature and scope of U.S. involvement in those countries, have resurrected the “lessons” of Vietnam once again...