Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

The 'Financial Repression' Trap

by Kevin Warshvia Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, December 6, 2011

In capitals world-wide, policy makers deliberately obscure market prices and prevent informed judgments...

Analysis and Commentary

Christmas Books

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, December 6, 2011

The joys of Christmas do not include coping with crowds at shopping malls or wracking your brains trying to figure out what to get as a gift for someone who already seems to have everything. Books are a way out of both situations...

Analysis and Commentary

Egypt’s Sham Election

by Daniel Pipes, Cynthia Farahatvia National Review Online
Tuesday, December 6, 2011

The military helps the Islamists to power...

Analysis and Commentary

The Defense Secretary Gives Israel a ‘Turn of the Screw’

by Bruce Thorntonvia FrontPage Magazine
Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Under Obama Israel has been subjected to the same pressure from her ally, and she would be well advised not to rely overmuch on this administration’s protestations of commitment to her security...

Analysis and Commentary

A Modest Federal Role

by Chester E. Finn Jr.via National Journal Expert Blog: Education
Monday, December 5, 2011

Some things are simply beyond Uncle Sam's reach, and one of those is competent enforcement of spending comparability in the absence of state/district school budget and financing based on KIDS rather than GROWN-UPS...

Analysis and Commentary

The Role of Ambassador

by Kori Schakevia Advancing a Free Society
Monday, December 5, 2011

The Washington Post story on further fraying U.S.-Pakistani relations in the aftermath of last week’s border firefight in which U.S. forces killed 24 Pakistani soldiers contains a startling revelation...

Analysis and Commentary

Restoring Robust Growth in America

by John B. Taylorvia Economics One
Monday, December 5, 2011

Alan Greenspan, George Shultz, Ed Prescott, Steve Davis, Nick Bloom, John Cochrane, Bob Hall, Lee Ohanian, John Cogan and I recently met at the Hoover Institution at Stanford to present papers and discuss the issue with other economists and policy makers...

Interviews
Interviews

Bill Evers on Financial Spectrum

with Williamson M. Eversvia Financial Spectrum (WKXL)
Monday, December 5, 2011

GUESTS: Len Zacks - Handbook of Equity Anomalies; Dr. Williamson Evers - Hoover Education Experts Select 2011's Best and Worst Events...

Interviews

Paul Gregory on the John Batchelor Show

with Paul R. Gregoryvia John Batchelor Show
Monday, December 5, 2011

Guests: Co-Host John Avlon, CNN; David Drucker, Roll Call; Lou Ann Hammond, Driving the Nation; Bill Roggio, Long War Journal; Arif Rafiq, Pakistan Policy Blog; Paul Gregory, author...

In the News
In the News

Iran, Facing New Sanctions, Warns of Oil at $250 a Barrel

with Abbas Milanivia New York Times
Tuesday, December 6, 2011
In the News

Eek! Environmental Visionaries!

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Tuesday, December 6, 2011

It’s time to replace CAFE standards with a better mix of regulatory and market-based solutions...

In the News

Hillary Clinton turns to think tankers for new Foreign Affairs Policy Board

with Stephen D. Krasnervia Think Tanked (Washington Post)
Monday, December 5, 2011