Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Pfizer's $2.3 Billion-Dollar Settlement

by Charles L. Hooper, David R. Hendersonvia Forbes
Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Even Google didn't believe it...

Analysis and Commentary

Bloomberg's bogus school report cards destroy real progress

by Diane Ravitchvia Daily News (NY)
Wednesday, September 9, 2009

The latest school grades released by the city's Education Department are bogus...

Analysis and Commentary

What the Public Thinks of Public Schools

by Paul E. Peterson with Education Nextvia Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Yesterday President Barack Obama delivered a pep talk to America's schoolchildren...

Analysis and Commentary

Why Are These Health Care Fixes Ignored?

by Scott W. Atlasvia Forbes
Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Our president and his allies in Congress have been advancing their plan to offer government as the answer to insurance reform...

In the News
In the News

Mandate for change

with Niall Fergusonvia Frontline
Saturday, September 12, 2009

THE latest transfer of power in Japan has been long in coming...

In the News

Sunrider aims to put tax scandal behind it

with Henry I. Millervia Los Angeles Times
Wednesday, September 9, 2009

With its sparkling headquarters building in Torrance and global network of 300,000 distributors, Sunrider International seems to be a picture of entrepreneurial success -- right down to the gleaming red Rolls Royce in its lobby...

In the News

What We’ve Learned: Incentives Matter, Even to the Irrational

with Gary S. Beckervia New York Times
Wednesday, September 9, 2009

With the anniversary of the failure of Lehman Brothers approaching, we asked each of our Daily Economists to explain what we’ve learned from the financial crisis...

In the News

Research Shows $100 Billion Ed. Stimulus Likely Hurting Economy

with Eric Hanushekvia Cato Institute
Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Tomorrow morning, the president’s Council of Economic Advisers will release a report assessing the short and long-term effects of the stimulus bill on the U.S. economy...

In the News

Nuclear-free world ultimate aim of new cross-party pressure group

with William J. Perry, George P. Shultzvia Guardian (UK)
Tuesday, September 8, 2009

A cross-party group of ex-ministers and former generals will be launched next month to push for global nuclear disarmament...

In the News

Has The P21 Movement Succeeded?

with Chester E. Finn Jr., Diane Ravitchvia National Journal
Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Founded in 2002, the Partnership for 21st Century Skills (P21) set out to "serve as a catalyst to position 21st century skills at the center of US K-12 education by building collaborative partnerships among education, business, community and government leaders," according to its Web site...

In the News

Climate bill needed for U.S. security, former officials insist

with George P. Shultzvia McClatchy Newspapers
Tuesday, September 8, 2009

America's national security is at risk unless Congress and the Obama administration end partisan wrangling and agree on legislation to reduce U.S. contributions to climate change, a bipartisan group of former presidential advisers, Cabinet members, senators and military leaders said Tuesday...

In the News

Group: No Child Left Behind Standards are Low

with Michael J. Petrillivia WGIL (IL)
Monday, September 7, 2009

The standards Illinois schools must meet to comply with the No Child Left Behind Act are low, according to a group that studied the matter...

In the News

Fear Not Big Government on Standards, Says Fordham

with Chester E. Finn Jr., Michael J. Petrillivia Education Week
Wednesday, September 2, 2009

One of most common objections that gets lobbed at efforts to create national standards is that they will require state and local officials to give up control over curriculum to a centralized, federal bureaucracy...