Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Tragic Implications

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, August 14, 2007

Two recent tragedies — in Minnesota and in Utah — have held the nation’s attention...

Analysis and Commentary

The Great War And the Shaping of the 21st Century

by Niall Fergusonvia PBS
Tuesday, August 14, 2007

The after shocks of the earthquake we call the Great War are still being felt today, in the 21st century...

Analysis and Commentary

Armenia reflects its Soviet legacy

by Tibor R. Machanvia Freedom Communications
Monday, August 13, 2007

This place, a winter sports complex, has some of the most impressive terrain for winter athletics outside of New Zealand and Switzerland...

Analysis and Commentary

Bad Chemistry from California Regulators

by Henry I. Millervia American
Monday, August 13, 2007

You might be surprised to learn what is “known to the state of California”…

In the News
In the News

Wrong of Way

with Richard A. Epsteinvia American
Tuesday, August 14, 2007

On August 3, New York governor Eliot Spitzer signed a “bill of rights” for air travelers in New York state...

In the News

Carter Country

with Thomas Sowell, Shelby Steelevia Opinion Journal (Wall Street Journal)
Tuesday, August 14, 2007

During the summer of 1976, Stephen Carter worked as an intern at what was then the Atlanta Journal...

In the News

Blame Money, Not Pigs, for China's Price Scare

with Milton Friedmanvia Bloomberg
Tuesday, August 14, 2007

What makes China's worst inflation scare in a decade doubly dangerous is its deceptively harmless appearance...

In the News

Education Next: Relocating Poor Families to More Affluent Neighborhoods Doesn’t Necessarily Lead to Improved Student Achievement

with Education Nextvia Business Wire
Tuesday, August 14, 2007

New research published in the fall issue of the Hoover Institution’s journal Education Next shows that relocating poor families to less poor neighborhoods may not be enough to lead to improved academic achievement for those families’ children...

In the News

Neighborhoods' Effect On Grades Challenged

with Education Nextvia Washington Post
Tuesday, August 14, 2007

Many social reformers have long said that low academic achievement among inner-city children cannot be improved significantly without moving their families to better neighborhoods, but new reports released today that draw on a unique set of data throw cold water on that theory...

In the News

U.S. drafts Ripken as envoy of good will

with Bill Whalenvia Baltimore Sun
Tuesday, August 14, 2007

Cal Ripken Jr., who usually avoids the political arena, was named a State Department sports envoy yesterday...

In the News

Weingast on Violence, Power and a Theory of Nearly Everything

by Russell Roberts with Barry R. Weingastvia EconTalk
Monday, August 13, 2007

Barry Weingast, Senior Fellow at Stanford University's Hoover Institution and the Ward C. Krebs Family Professor in the Department of Political Science at Stanford University, talks about the ideas in his forthcoming book with Doug North and John Wallis, A Conceptual Framework for Interpreting Recorded Human History...

In the News

Economic literacy could still be improved

with Milton Friedmanvia Colorado Springs Gazette
Monday, August 13, 2007

In the United States, which of the following forms of taxation currently represents the largest source of tax revenue for the federal government?

In the News

Liberal Profs Give More to Politics than Exxon

with Milton Friedmanvia American Thinker
Monday, August 13, 2007

Ed Lasky gives us a shocker to help wake us up this morning...

In the News

Don't need no intervention

with Timothy Garton Ashvia Guardian (UK)
Monday, August 13, 2007

It was almost the last quotable quote from Prime Minister Blair...