Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

The Stock Market Beats GDP as an Economic Bellwether

by Edward Paul Lazearvia Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, July 31, 2013

On Wednesday, the Bureau of Economic Analysis releases its estimates of U.S. gross domestic product for the second quarter of the year. The BEA bureau cautions that its numbers are estimates and are subject to significant revision.


Analysis and Commentary

Issues on George Shultz's Mind: Our Challenges

by George P. Shultzvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Analysis and Commentary

The Supreme Court's Gay Marriage Decisions Reverberate Through The States

by David Davenportvia Forbes.com
Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Muddled reasoning among the Supremes sows confusion.

Analysis and Commentary

The Caravan: The Regional Ramifications of Morsi’s Removal from Power

by Itamar Rabinovichvia Advancing a Free Society
Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Analysis and Commentary

Eureka: California’s Migration Problem: “Good Luck Movin’ Up Cause I’m Movin’ Out”

by Carson Brunovia Advancing a Free Society
Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Looking at domestic migration into and out of California today versus three decades ago explains much about California’s looming obstacles and forestalls state policy dominated by a single-party for way too long.

Analysis and Commentary

It's Not A Phony Scandal When President Obama Tramples The Constitution

by Henry I. Millervia Forbes.com
Wednesday, July 31, 2013

The nation is led by a careless, callow politician who acts impulsively and with disregard for the rule of law

Analysis and Commentary

Policy Uncertainty Makes Firms Reluctant to Hire: New Evidence

by John B. Taylorvia Economics One
Wednesday, July 31, 2013

I have been arguing that economic policy--in particular policy unpredictability or uncertainty--has been a factor in the slow recovery.  That’s the main theme of the book I edited with Lee Ohanian ...

Analysis and Commentary

Needed: A Tragic Hero

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review Online
Tuesday, July 30, 2013

In good times, the larger-than-life figure is an affront; in crisis, he is necessary.

Analysis and Commentary

On Tony Bennett’s ‘Grading-Gate,’ Avoid the Rush to Judgment

by Michael J. Petrillivia Education Next
Tuesday, July 30, 2013
Interviews
Interviews

Lanhee Chen on The Kudlow Report (2:36)

with Lanhee J. Chenvia Kudlow Report (CNBC)
Tuesday, July 30, 2013

CNBC's Eamon Javers offers insight on President Obama's new "grand bargain"; and discussing the new corporate tax reform proposal, with Michael Linden, Center for American Progress; Lanhee Chen, Hoover Institution fellow; and Dan Clifton, Strategas.

Interviews

Bill Whalen on the John Batchelor Show

with Bill Whalenvia John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Guest: Bill Whalen, Hoover, in re, "Why Janet Napolitano for Brainy California?"

In the News
In the News

New USCIRF Chair Robert George: Religious Freedom Commission Is 'Nation's Conscience'

with Robert P. Georgevia Christian Post
Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Princeton Professor Robert P. George, newly elected chair of the United States Council on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF), said his group must act as America's conscience for religious liberty, which is a fundamental part of human dignity.