Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Put to the Test

by Terry M. Moevia Stanford Magazine
Tuesday, July 18, 2006

Debate about the state of U.S. public schools heated up with the passage of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 2001, better known as No Child Left Behind…

Analysis and Commentary

In the face of confrontation

by Tod Lindbergvia Washington Times
Tuesday, July 18, 2006

Apparently, Israel didn't get the memo about the inefficacy of military force as revealed by the difficulties of the United States in Iraq…

Analysis and Commentary

Private Performance

by Chester E. Finn Jr.via National Review Online
Monday, July 17, 2006

Predictably, Diana Jean Schemo and the New York Times found front-page, above-the-fold space on Saturday to cover on a new National Center for Education Statistics report, drawn from 2003 National Assessment of Educational Progress data, that finds private schools only slightly more effective than public when analysts control for income, race, parent education, and such…

In the News
In the News

Barro on Growth

with Robert J. Barrovia EconTalk
Monday, July 17, 2006

Russ Roberts interviews Robert Barro, Harvard University Professor and Hoover Institution Senior Fellow, on the economics of growth, what the developed world can do to help poor people around the world, and the role of US assets and the dollar in world finance…

In the News

An Interview with Gary Becker

with Gary S. Beckervia EconTalk
Monday, July 10, 2006

Russ Roberts interviews Gary Becker on the challenges of being an intellectual maverick, the economic approach to human behavior, the influences of Adam Smith and Alfred Marshall on Becker's work and Becker's optimism for the future of economics…