Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Chile versus Argentina

by Michael J. Boskinvia Project Syndicate
Friday, November 22, 2013

BUENOS AIRES/SANTIAGO – Economists often compare similar economies to isolate the impact of a particular difference. This approach provides a compelling picture of the role of specific factors in driving or undermining an economy’s success.

Analysis and Commentary

The Politicization of Everything

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Friday, November 22, 2013
Analysis and Commentary

Obamacare’s New Blank Check for Insurers

by Lanhee J. Chenvia Bloomberg View
Friday, November 22, 2013

President Barack Obama tried to salvage his health-care law last week, in the face of his broken promise that people who like their health-care plans can keep

Analysis and Commentary

2:01 PM November 22, 1963: That's My Friend Lee Harvey Oswald!

by Paul R. Gregoryvia Forbes
Friday, November 22, 2013

The mind is an uncooperative filter. Fewer memories pass through it as events become more remote. Trivial memories can loom larger than significant ones. But Friday, November 22, 1963, jumps out of stored recollections in sharp focus, even though separated in time by fifty years. I joined the handful of University [...]

Analysis and Commentary

Right-Sizing the Classroom

by Michael J. Petrillivia Education Next
Friday, November 22, 2013

Schools can boost achievement by giving the most effective teachers larger classes than the least effective teachers.

Analysis and Commentary

The Curious Task

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Friday, November 22, 2013

The real problem with ObamaCare isn’t the web site. The real problem is that ObamaCare tries to manipulate the insurance market in ways that people didn’t expect and don’t like. Sandhata Somashekhar and Ariana Eunjung Cha report in the Washington

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Analysis and Commentary

A Foreign Policy for the Future

by Amy Zegartvia Defining Ideas
Wednesday, November 20, 2013

In the post-9/11 world, the days of an American “grand strategy” are over.

Interviews
Interviews

Richard Epstein on the John Batchelor Show (19:22)

with Richard A. Epsteinvia John Batchelor Show
Thursday, November 21, 2013

Guests: Malcolm Hoenlein, Conference of Presidents. Dore Gold, Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs. Richard A Epstein, Hoover. 

In the News
In the News

JFK Would Have Rejected the Iran Deal

with George P. Shultzvia Breitbart.com
Friday, November 22, 2013

In a bitter historical irony, as Americans mark the fiftieth anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, the world's leading powers may be about to sign an agreement that would permit Iran, the world's leading sponsor of terror and mass murder today, to become a virtual nuclear power. The Geneva deal, so eagerly sought by the Obama administration, rejects the lessons, and the principles, of the Kennedy legacy.