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Senior Fellow Joshua D. Rauh Named To The President's Council Of Economic Advisers

Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Joshua D. Rauh, senior fellow and director of research at the Hoover Institution and the Ormond Family Professor of Finance at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business, will serve as principal chief economist of President Trump’s Council of Economic Advisers (CEA).

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California’s Homelessness Crisis: The Beginning Of The End, The End Of The Beginning—Or No End In Sight?

by Bill Whalenvia Eureka
Wednesday, October 30, 2019

By most measures, Gavin Newsom has had a productive 2019.

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Democracy Is Under Attack In Post-Wall Europe – But The Spirit Of 1989 Is Fighting Back

by Timothy Garton Ashvia The Guardian
Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Thirty years after the fall of the Berlin Wall and Europe’s velvet revolutions, a new generation is standing up to the populists.

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Eureka Issue 1904: California’s Homelessness Crisis

via Eureka
Wednesday, October 30, 2019

New Issue of Eureka, Issue 1904, is available online.

Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Marshalling The Troops: The Proliferation Of Defense Cooperation Agreements In The Age Of Alliances

by Christopher R. O’Deavia Military History in the News
Wednesday, October 30, 2019

The announcement that the United States had signed a new security agreement with Greece in early October highlights the increasing use of bilateral “defense cooperation agreements,” or DCAs, during an era of multilateral security alliances covering large geographic regions and numerous countries.

Analysis and Commentary

Five Things The President Can Do To Confront And Prevent A Homelessness Tsunami

by Lance T. Izumi, Michele Steebvia Eureka
Wednesday, October 30, 2019

The Los Angeles Times recently reported that over 75 percent of those living on the streets in California’s largest city are struggling with mental illness, substance abuse, or a physical disability.

Interviews
Interviews

Niall Ferguson Says The Costs Of Brexit Will Be Significant

interview with Niall Fergusonvia Bloomberg
Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Niall Ferguson talks about his outlook for the UK economy, the EU, Brexit, and the US-China trade war.

Interviews

BIll Whalen On The John Batchelor Show: Gavin Newsom In 80 MPH Wildfire Winds

interview with Bill Whalenvia The John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Bill Whalen discusses his California On Your Mind article "Never Give A Sucker An Even Break, Unless You’re California’s Governor."

Interviews

Lanhee Chen On Against The Grain: Right Answers

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia Against the Grain
Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Lanhee Chen explains what it would take for Republicans to break with Trump on impeachment; Chen talks about Romney's newfound independence in the Senate, and he breaks down the Democratic presidential field.

Interviews

John Yoo: Impeachment And Presidential Powers

interview with John Yoovia The Federalist Society
Monday, October 28, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo discusses developments on impeachment; the latest on the Ukraine investigation; the procedures for the House investigation; whether the allegations meet the standards for high crimes and misdemeanors; the White House’s strategy of non-cooperation; and more.

In the News
In the News

Newsletter: The Economy Is Slowing, The Fed Is Cutting

mentioning Joshua D. Rauhvia The Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, October 30, 2019

U.S. gross domestic product is expected to advance at a 1.6% pace in the third quarter, a marked slowdown since the start of the year.

In the News

Higher Education Is Churning Out ‘Woke And Broke Graduates’

quoting Victor Davis Hansonvia The College Fix
Tuesday, October 29, 2019

A new column in National Review highlights how “Universities Breed Anger, Ignorance, and Ingratitude,” arguing institutions of higher education are churning out “woke and broke graduates.”

In the News

Would More Public Funding For Schools Drive Higher GDP?

quoting Eric Hanushekvia Delaware Business Times
Tuesday, October 29, 2019

It was an unusual message for this group to hear, a blend of libertarians, free-enterprisers and outright conservatives.

In the News

From The US-China Trade War To Trump’s Impeachment Inquiry And Brexit, Record Levels Of Political Uncertainty Are Battering The Global Economy

cited Steven J. Davisvia South China Morning Post
Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Geopolitical tensions and rising protectionism are pushing global uncertainty indices to, or near to, record highs, leaving world economic growth and trade teetering on a knife edge.

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The Stock Market’s ‘Halloween Indicator’ Is More Trick Than Treat

cited Steven J. Davisvia Market Watch
Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Those counting on the so-called Halloween Indicator to boost the U.S. stock market over the next six months may be in more for of a trick than a treat.

In the News

Student Performance Lags On Nation’s Report Card

quoting Michael J. Petrillivia Kold 13 News
Tuesday, October 29, 2019

America’s eighth graders are falling behind in math and reading, while fourth graders are doing slightly better in reading, according to the latest results from the Nation’s Report Card.

In the News

Harvard Law School Library Book Talk: In Hoffa’s Shadow: A Stepfather, A Disappearance In Detroit, And My Search For The Truth

mentioning Jack Goldsmithvia Harvard Law School
Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Jack Goldsmith, In Hoffa’s Shadow: A Stepfather, a Disappearance in Detroit, and My Search for the Truth (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, Sept. 24, 2019). Jack Goldsmith is the Henry L. Shattuck Professor of Law, Harvard Law School.