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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

The Politics of Budget-Cutting

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review Online
Thursday, November 11, 2010

...[C]utting the borrowing and spending is inevitable if America is to avoid a Greece-like implosion. But as the blood sport begins, we should remember the strange politics that govern the process...

Analysis and Commentary

A Fond Farewell to Joel Klein

by Michael J. Petrillivia Corner (National Review Online)
Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Joel Klein deserves a ton of credit for what he accomplished in New York City. The Big Apple has been the epicenter of education reform for almost a decade now, thanks to him...

Analysis and Commentary

Limiting What Central Banks Do

by Russell Robertsvia Room for Debate (New York Times)
Wednesday, November 10, 2010

A recent column by Robert Zoellick suggested that he might favor a return to the gold standard...Zoellick’s remarks raise the important question of how central banks should be constrained...

Analysis and Commentary

Justice Breyer on Korematsu and the Guantanamo Cases

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Wednesday, November 10, 2010

This afternoon, the Brookings Institution was honored to host Justice Stephen Breyer for a lively discussion, which I moderated, on his new book: Making Our Democracy Work: A Judge’s View...

Analysis and Commentary

The 2010 Verdict

by James W. Ceaservia Real Clear Politics
Wednesday, November 10, 2010

A check [on presidential programmatic power] seems to be exactly what the public had in mind in 2010, ending liberal hopes that Obama's presidency would inaugurate a "new" New Deal...

Interviews
Interviews

The Economy with Gary Becker: Chapter 4 of 5

by Peter M. Robinson with Gary S. Beckervia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, November 11, 2010

Gary Becker explains why Obamacare will increase health costs, rather than contain them...

Interviews

Richard Epstein on the John Batchelor Show

with Richard A. Epsteinvia John Batchelor Show
Wednesday, November 10, 2010

GUESTS: Bruce Bechtol, San Angelo State; Richard Epstein, Hoover Institution; Evan Ramstad, AWSJ; Brett Arends, WSJ...

Interviews

High-Achieving Students in the U.S. and Other Countries

with Paul E. Petersonvia Education Next
Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Paul Peterson and Marty West discuss a new study that examines how high-achieving math students in the U.S. trail those from other countries and what could be done to boost the percentage of high performers in the U.S...

Interviews

US High School Math Students Score 31st Out of 56 Countries

with Paul E. Petersonvia To The Point (KCRW)
Wednesday, November 10, 2010

What are the implications for US competitiveness in science, engineering, technology and other components of the global economy? Paul Peterson, a Harvard University professor and senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, is editor-in-chief of Education Next, which has published the findings...

Interviews

America at the Crossroads

with Thomas Sowellvia Kudlow Report (CNBC)
Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Insight on Fed workers' salaries and an economic outlook, with Thomas Sowell, The Hoover Institution and CNBC's Hampton Pearson...

Interviews

Jobs & Jitters

with John B. Taylorvia Squawk Box (CNBC)
Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Insight on the labor markets, with John Taylor, Hoover Institution...

Interviews

Taylor Says Fed's QE2 Policy Will Not Help Unemployment

with John B. Taylorvia Bloomberg Television
Wednesday, November 10, 2010

John Taylor , a professor of economics at Stanford University and a former Treasury undersecretary, discusses the Federal Reserve's second round of quantitative easing and the outlook for the U.S. economy...

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