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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

The Obamacare Train Wreck

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Monday, October 14, 2013
 
Analysis and Commentary

Big Question at Fund-Bank Meetings: What’s With QE3?

by John B. Taylorvia Economics One
Monday, October 14, 2013

While the shutdown-debt limit talks continue in Washington, thousands of financial people from the private and the public sectors throughout the world (including me) crowded into town this weekend ...

Analysis and Commentary

Higher College Costs and its Consequences

by Gary S. Beckervia Becker-Posner Blog
Monday, October 14, 2013
Analysis and Commentary

Two Speeches

by Chester E. Finn Jr.via Education Next
Monday, October 14, 2013

Although the latest glum international-education data weren’t even released until this week, last week brought a pair of provocative and contrasting speeches about the state of American education in 2013, both of which repay close attention.

Analysis and Commentary

Who's a Marxist Now?

by Mark Harrisonvia Mark Harrison's Blog
Monday, October 14, 2013
Analysis and Commentary

How to Stop Lurching From One Budget Crisis to the Next

by Michael J. Boskinvia Wall Street Journal
Monday, October 14, 2013

Regardless of how the government shutdown and debt-ceiling fight plays out, our political leaders will eventually have to negotiate meaningful spending cuts and entitlement reforms. Otherwise, the country will lurch from one stalemate-and-crisis to another.

Analysis and Commentary

The War on Coal Is Punishing Indian Country

by Terry Andersonvia Wall Street Journal
Monday, October 14, 2013

To judge by the headlines and media chatter, the only important issue involving American Indians in Washington these days has to do with changing the name of the local pro football team.

Analysis and Commentary

Government Should Not Control Income Equality

by David Davenport, Gordon Lloydvia San Francisco Chronicle
Monday, October 14, 2013

[...] is it really the role of government to equalize Americans' personal income? [...] where and why has income inequality grown? [...] we have to look more deeply at the data itself. [...] as Stanford University and Hoover Institution economist John Taylor points out, the slow economic recovery, caused in large part by flawed government policy, has been a significant contributor to lower incomes at all levels.

Interviews
Interviews

Richard Epstein on the John Batchelor Show (10:30)

with Henry I. Millervia John Batchelor Show
Monday, October 14, 2013

Guests: Dan Henninger, WSJ. Henry I Miller, M.D., Hoover. Nicole Gelinas, Manhattan Institute. Brian Womack, Bloomberg. 

Interviews

Ed Lazear on CNBC's On the Money with Maria Bartiromo

with Edward Paul Lazearvia CNBC
Friday, October 11, 2013

Former Council of Economic Advisers Chair and Hoover Institute Senior Fellow Ed Lazear explains the consequences of the budget impasse on the markets and economy. Plus, his take on a Janet Yellen-led Federal Reserve.

In the News
In the News

Cliff Winston on Transportation

with Russell Robertsvia EconTalk
Monday, October 14, 2013

Cliff Winston of the Brookings Institution talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about his recent article in the Journal of Economic Literature on the U.S. transportation system. Winston argues that the while the United States has a very good...

In the News

Finance Class on the Web, for Students of All Ages

with Joshua D. Rauhvia New York Times
Friday, October 11, 2013

The 10 video lectures, which will be offered free, bring the graduate-level class of a Stanford finance professor to the general public.

In the News

Republicans Announce $10-Million Initiative to Lure Latino Voters

with Lanhee J. Chenvia Los Angeles Times
Thursday, October 10, 2013

Republicans striving to mend relations with the Latino voters who have largely shunned their party announced a $10-million initiative Thursday to make electoral inroads among this crucial group