Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Nelson Mandela, Western Saint

by Bruce Thorntonvia FrontPage Mag.com
Monday, December 9, 2013

What Mandela's life told us about Western civilization.

Analysis and Commentary

Minimum Wages, Employment, and Inequality

by Gary S. Beckervia Becker-Posner Blog
Sunday, December 8, 2013
Analysis and Commentary

America’s Schools Earn a ‘C’ on Their Report Card

by Eric Hanushek, Paul E. Petersonvia Education Next
Sunday, December 8, 2013

NCLB needs a variety of (obvious) fixes, but abandoning accountability is not among them.

Analysis and Commentary

Learning through Pain

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Sunday, December 8, 2013

What will history make so far of our five-year voyage with Barack Obama? What will it make of hope and change -- other than a sort of hysteria of 2008 that was a political version of the Pet Rock or t

Analysis and Commentary

Forced Repatriation is Part of Closing Guantanamo

by Matthew Waxmanvia Lawfare
Saturday, December 7, 2013

As the Obama administration re-energizes efforts to winnow the Guantanamo population through transfers to other countries, it will be squeezed from many sides -- including from those who see the transfer arrangements as insufficiently protective of America

Analysis and Commentary

Schools Improve When Leaders Stop Rationalizing Mediocrity

by Eric Hanushek, Paul E. Petersonvia Education Next
Friday, December 6, 2013

If the superintendents of failing school districts were as adept at fixing schools as they are at making excuses for their poor performance, America would have the best education system in the world.

Interviews
Interviews

Ed Lazear on Money with Melissa Francis

with Edward Paul Lazearvia FOX Business
Friday, December 6, 2013

Ed Lazear, former economic adviser to President George W. Bush, on the trends in the job market.

Interviews

Ed Lazear on Street Smart

with Edward Paul Lazearvia Bloomberg Television
Friday, December 6, 2013

Ed Lazear, senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, explains why it will take seven more years to return to where the U.S. economy was before the recession. He speaks with Trish Regan on Bloomberg Television's "Street Smart." (Source: Bloomberg)

Interviews

Bill Whalen on Opinion Journal

with Bill Whalenvia Wall Street Journal Live
Friday, December 6, 2013

Hoover Institute research fellow Bill Whalen on why the California governor should seek the Oval Office in 2016. Photo: Associated Press

In the News
In the News

Doug Lemov on Teaching

with Russell Robertsvia EconTalk
Monday, December 9, 2013

Doug Lemov of Uncommon Schools and author of Teach Like a Champion talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about teaching and education. Drawing on his experience working in charter schools with children in poverty, Lemov discusses what makes a...