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Hoover Institution Gathers Experts For Monetary Policy Conference Amid Inflation Concerns

Friday, May 13, 2022
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

The Hoover Institution gathered economists, central bank officials, and members of the press for a conference on May 6 about how the US Federal Reserve should respond to the growing crisis of inflation in America.

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Fouad Ajami talked about the Arab Spring
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‘When Magic Failed’ Review: Civilization’s Ambassador

featuring Fouad Ajamivia The Wall Street Journal
Friday, May 13, 2022

[Subscription Required] Fouad Ajami’s posthumous memoir revisits the vivid, difficult life in Lebanon that shaped his writing and thought.

Matters of Policy & Politics
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Matters Of Policy & Politics: What May Come From The “May Revise”

interview with Lee Ohanian, Bill Whalen, Jonathan Movroydisvia Matters of Policy & Politics
Thursday, May 12, 2022

The latest in the Golden State, including what if any progress will be achieved on homelessness, a worsening drought, and California’ stuck-in-a-rut high-speed rail project.

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Hoover Institution Acquires Several Collections Relating To The Displaced Persons Experience In Europe After The Second World War

Thursday, May 12, 2022

The Hoover Institution Library & Archives has acquired several collections that relate to the displaced persons’ experience in Europe after the Second World War. The collections include personal papers, photographs, photo albums, and other materials.

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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Policy Seminar With Ellen McGrattan

Wednesday, May 11, 2022
Annenberg Conference Room and Zoom Video Communications

Ellen McGrattan, professor of economics at the University of Minnesota, and director of the Heller-Hurwicz Economics Institute discussed “A Theory of Business Transfers,” a paper with Anmol Bhandari (University of Minnesota) and Paolo Martellini (University of Wisconsin).

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Analysis and Commentary

What The New GCSE In Global Warming Should Teach

by Bjorn Lomborgvia The Spectator
Saturday, May 14, 2022

For years, environmentalists have campaigned for children to study global warming as a subject rather than simply as a part of geography. Their wish has now been granted in England with a new GCSE in natural history, starting from 2025. We know nothing yet about the syllabus but it’s quite the opportunity to ask what our planet’s problems really are, and how effective the net-zero agenda is as a solution. 

Analysis and Commentary

Congress Investigates DSGE Models: One Witness Says Big Problem Is The Lack Of Brain Power

by Kenneth L. Juddvia Show Me the Math
Friday, May 13, 2022

You may have guessed that I enjoy poking the ruling elite in economics.

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Analysis and Commentary

The U.S. May Repeat Mexico’s Wireless Spectrum Mistake

by Thomas Hazlettvia The Wall Street Journal
Thursday, May 12, 2022

[Subscription Required] The race to 5G tempts regulators to bestow more frequencies upon favored service providers.

Interviews
Interviews

Hoover Institution Fellow Tyler Goodspeed On PPI And Battling Inflation

interview with Tyler Goodspeedvia Bloomberg
Thursday, May 12, 2022

Hoover Institution fellow Tyler Goodspeed discusses PPI numbers and whether the numbers indicate a peaking of inflation. Goodspeed also talks about broadening inflationary pressure.

Interviews

The Doomsday Clock With Herbert Lin

interview with Herbert Linvia The FFS Show
Wednesday, May 11, 2022

Hoover Institution fellow Herb Lin discusses the Doomsday Clock, its origins, process, and its efficacy in warning humanity of some of its biggest threats.

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Michael Petrilli: The Pod On (Pandemic) Pods

interview with Michael J. Petrillivia Flypaper (Fordham Education Blog)
Wednesday, May 11, 2022

Hoover Institution fellow Michael Petrilli talks with Ashley Jochim, a principal at the Center on Reinventing Public Education, about her research on pandemic learning pods, what parents and educators liked about them, and whether they might outlive the Covid emergency.

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Inflation Showing 'No Signs' Of Slowing Down: Former White House Economist Kevin Hassett

interview with Kevin Hassettvia Fox Business
Wednesday, May 11, 2022

Hoover Institution fellow Kevin Hassett argued on Wednesday, shortly after the release of April's inflation data, that the Federal Reserve’s policies to try to alleviate soaring prices are not "having any effect at all right now."

In the News
In the News

Trust In ‘The Science’ Is Polarizing Along Party Lines, New Polling Reveals

quoting Thomas Sowellvia Foundation for Economic Education
Thursday, May 12, 2022

After the last two years, how can any reasonable onlooker not have developed a healthy skepticism of the ‘experts?’