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Josh Rauh: Rich Residents Flee California Taxes, Help Impoverish The State

interview with Joshua D. Rauhvia The John Batchelor Show
Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Josh Rauh discusses his National Bureau of Economic Research paper "Behavioral Responses to State Income Taxation of High Earners: Evidence from California," which Rauh co-authored with Ryan Shyu.

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Area 45: David Leal On President Trump, Texas, And The Latino Vote

interview with David L. Lealvia Area 45
Friday, October 11, 2019

Will America’s Latino vote be the “sleeping giant” in the 2020 presidential election?

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On The Whistleblower Kerfuffle, Imagine A Different Scenario

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review
Friday, October 11, 2019

Imagine . . . If in early 2015, some White House staffers transcribing confidential presidential calls were disturbed about one conversation that President Obama had with Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif.

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New Issue Of Hoover Digest Online

via Hoover Digest
Thursday, October 10, 2019

The fall issue of Hoover Digest is now available online. The journal focuses on topics both classical—the economy, personal freedom, the role of government—and timely, such as cybersecurity, terrorism, and geopolitical shifts. 

Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Behavioral Responses To State Income Taxation Of High Earners: Evidence From California

by Joshua D. Rauhvia SSRN
Thursday, October 3, 2019

Drawing on the universe of California income tax filings and the variation imposed by a 2012 tax increase of up to 3 percentage points for high-income households, we present new findings about the effects of personal income taxation on household location choice and pre-tax income.

Analysis and Commentary

The Libertarian: The Ongoing Impeachment Saga

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Friday, October 11, 2019

Can the White House refuse to cooperate with the congressional investigation?

Analysis and Commentary

Sputnik I—The Beeps Heard Round The World

by Christopher R. O’Deavia Military History in the News
Thursday, October 10, 2019

The Space Age opened in October 1957 when the Soviet Union’s Sputnik I became the first satellite to orbit the earth. Launched during the International Geophysical Year, Sputnik I orbited earth every 96 minutes for 21 days, traveling more than 40 million miles as it transmitted a steady beep signal that was soon recorded and broadcast to American radio listeners. The satellite itself was visible to viewers in the United States during dawn and twilight, providing directly observable evidence that the United States—for the moment at least—was trailing its chief geopolitical rival in the emerging technology that would define the balance of power in an era of nuclear stand-off.

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Interviews

Victor Davis Hanson: California Was Built By Giants And Is Occupied By 6-oz Hotel Shampoo Bottles

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, October 10, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses his Fox News article "Members of previous generations now seem like giants — When did we become so small?"

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Victor Davis Hanson: Democrats Are Stuck In A Trump-Bashing Loop

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, October 10, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses his National Review article "Anti-Trump Psychodrama 10.0?"

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Paul Gregory: The New Rasputin Marches Acores Siberia To Rid The Kremlin Of Devils

interview with Paul R. Gregoryvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, October 10, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Paul Gregory discusses his Washington Times article "A shaman unnerves Vladimir Putin."

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Michael Petrilli: Everything We Know About Effective Teachers

interview with Michael J. Petrillivia Education Gadfly (Thomas B. Fordham Institute)
Wednesday, October 9, 2019
Hoover Institution fellow Michael Petrilli talks about rigorous research and what it says about identifying, developing, and retaining effective teachers.
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Alex Stamos Discusses Stanford Internet Observatory's New Research

interview with Alex Stamosvia Steptoe
Friday, October 11, 2019
Hoover Institution fellow Alex Stamos discusses Stanford Internet Observatory's new research, "Taiwan: Presidential Election 2020 Scene Setter."
In the News
In the News

Former Secretary Of State Condoleezza Rice Talks Foreign Policy

featuring Condoleezza Ricevia The Observer
Friday, October 11, 2019
Former National Security Advisor and Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice spoke Thursday evening about global affairs and America’s role in the world at a lecture co-hosted by the Rooney Center for the Study of American Democracy and the Notre Dame International Security Center (NDISC).
Jack Goldsmith speaks at Hoover's 2014 Fall Retreat
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A Harvard Law Professor Examines The Hoffa Case To Make Amends

featuring Jack Goldsmithvia Law & Liberty
Friday, October 11, 2019

In Hoffa’s Shadow is a memoir of growing up, a reinvestigation of one of the most notorious murders in American history, and a reflection on Jimmy Hoffa’s effect on the labor movement. The first two aspects are linked by the extraordinary fact that the author is the stepson of the man most often accused of driving Hoffa to his death. The book is even more noteworthy by virtue of the not less extraordinary fact that the author is also a distinguished law professor, Jack Goldsmith of Harvard University.

In the News

Activist Investor And ‘Skeptical Environmentalist’ Face Off On Climate Change

featuring Bjorn Lomborgvia Energy Voice
Thursday, October 10, 2019

Bjorn Lomborg, president of the Copenhagen Consensus Centre and author of The Skeptical Environmentalist, was making the case that climate change “is not the end of the world”.

In the News

Opinion: The Future Of Social Security Impacts Almost Every Person In America. Why Aren’t The Presidential Candidates Talking About It?

quoting John F. Coganvia Market Watch
Friday, October 11, 2019

An extra $24 a month. That’s how much the average Social Security recipient will get in 2020. That’s according to the Social Security Administration, which said Thursday that the cost-of-living-adjustment (COLA) is being bumped up 1.6%.

In the News

Hutchins Roundup: Taxing High Earners, Borrowing When Unemployed, And More

cited Joshua D. Rauhvia Brookings Institution
Thursday, October 10, 2019
Studies in this week’s Hutchins Roundup find that increasing taxes on high-income earners in California leads to out-migration, consumers don’t increase borrowing when they become unemployed and more.
In the News

When Another Advisor Gives Terrible Advice To A Client

cited Amit Seru via Financial Planning
Thursday, October 10, 2019
The gray-haired gentleman was about the same age as my dad. Sitting across from me, he seemed nervous and maybe a little embarrassed.
Hong Kong Umbrella Revolution Collection, Box 2, Hoover Institution Archives
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China Lashes Out At Western Businesses As It Tries To Cut Support For Hong Kong Protests

quoting Elizabeth Economyvia The Washington Post
Tuesday, October 8, 2019

It’s not just professional basketball drawing China’s wrath. As China sanctioned the National Basketball Association this week for a pro-Hong Kong message delivered by one of its team leaders, other American companies scrambled to avoid fallout of their own.

In the News

The Cybersecurity 202: There's A Fight Brewing Over Homeland Security's Push For Subpoena Power

quoting Herbert Linvia The Washington Post
Thursday, October 10, 2019
The U.S. government is currently seeing warning signs of cyberattacks on industrial control systems that could cause massive financial damage or loss of life -- and there's nothing it can do to alert the companies that own them.
In the News

China Trade Talks Restart As White House Explores Escalation Options

quoting Elizabeth Economyvia The New York Times
Friday, October 11, 2019
American and Chinese officials met for the 13th round of trade negotiations on Thursday amid growing expectations of a limited deal that could ease tensions and address some of President Trump’s concerns about China’s economic practices.
In the News

Monetary Policy In The 21st Century: An Allan Meltzer Perspective

mentioning John B. Taylorvia AEI
Thursday, October 10, 2019

The world’s central banks face unprecedented challenges in the 21st century. With balances sheets expanded by more than US$10 trillion and seemingly stuck in a low interest rate quagmire, central banks are increasingly strained in dealing with low inflation and economic uncertainty.

Condoleezza Rice gives the before-dinner remarks titled “US Global Leadership?”
In the News

Condoleezza Rice To Speak At Phoenix Open Tee-off Event

mentioning Condoleezza Ricevia ABC 15
Friday, October 11, 2019

Condoleezza Rice , the former U.S. Secretary of State under President George W. Bush , will be the keynote speaker for the annual Waste Management Phoenix Open tee-off luncheon on Dec. 3.

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The Structural Foundations Of Monetary Policy

Friday, June 2, 2017
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Every year the Hoover Institution gathers leading academics, central bank authorities, and financial experts to explore new research and developments in monetary policy. Presenters, who reflect widely varying and often disparate views, share and critique research projects. Moderators bring other perspectives to light by encouraging in-depth discussion periods following each presentation. The direct, big-picture conversations that result are rare in academic conferences, earning the event a strong audience among economics reporters, central bankers, and the financial community. 

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Sunrise Or Sunset? The Future Of Section 702 Of The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act

Thursday, June 1, 2017
Hoover Institution, Washington DC

The Hoover Institution hosted "Sunrise or Sunset? The Future of Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act" on Thursday, June 1, 2017 from 12:00pm - 5:30pm EST.

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Hoover Golden State Poll: Voters Know What Road To Take On Infrastructure, May Reconsider Proposition 13, But Not Trump

Thursday, May 25, 2017
Hoover Institution, Washington DC

Now that lawmakers in Sacramento have raised California’s gas tax to pay for infrastructure repairs, the Golden State Poll asked voters what repairs they’d prefer. Having just paid their income taxes, Californians assessed their financial well-being – their finances vs their parents’, their hopes for their children, their confidence in retirement. Voters also weighed in on altering Proposition 13, the Trump presidency's prospects and its effect on California’s economy. This survey was released in conjunction with the May 2017 Issue of Eureka.

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Unpublished Milton Friedman Letters Come To Hoover

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Hoover Library & Archives has received a never before published cache of letters written between Hoover fellow and Nobel Prize-winning economist Milton Friedman, his wife and collaborator Rose Friedman, and New York publisher William Jovanovich of Harcourt, Brace, and Jovanovich, Inc.

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Returning To “EPA Originalism”: A Conversation With EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt

Thursday, May 18, 2017
Hoover Institution, Washington DC

Due to an unforeseen conflict the "Returning to 'EPA Originalism': A Conversation with Scott Pruitt" has been cancelled and no further date has been set at this time. Thank you for your interest and we look forward to seeing you at future Hoover Institution events. If you have any questions please email hooverdc [at] stanford.edu.

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Leadership Forum: OMB Director Mick Mulvaney

Thursday, May 18, 2017
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

The Hoover Leadership Forum hosted Office of Management and Budget (OMB) director Mick Mulvaney in May. The discussion was part of the Hoover Institution’s ongoing program, which seeks to engage influential policy leaders with the institution, its scholars, and its supporters. John Cogan, the Leonard and Shirley Ely Senior Fellow, moderated the discussion. Highlights of the ongoing conversation were about the president’s tax reform plan, budget and spending priorities, as well as how to get GDP growth back to 3 percent for fiscal year 2018. 

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Middle East Strategy Challenges: Egypt, Iran And ISIS

Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Hoover Institution, Washington DC

The Hoover Institution hosted "Middle East Strategy Challenges: Egypt, Iran and ISIS" on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 from 5:00pm - 7:00pm EST.

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Debate On Monetary Policy And Interest Rates

Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Landau Economic Building, Stanford University

On May 6 the Hoover Institution and the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR) held a debate on one of the biggest question for monetary policy and financial markets today: Whether the interest rate set by the Fed and other central banks has drifted to a new low level and whether it will stay there for years to come. If there has been a shift some argue that the Fed should be prepared for new bouts of unconventional monetary policy and perhaps even raise its target for inflation. If not then monetary policy can return to the assumptions that existed before the global financial crisis. 

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Reagan Rising: The Decisive Years, 1976-1980

Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Hoover Institution, Washington DC

The Hoover Institution hosted "Reagan Rising: The Decisive Years, 1976-1980" on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 from 5:00pm - 7:00pm EST.

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Hoover Institution Releases 2017 Study Highlighting Unfunded Liabilities Of State And Local Governments

Monday, May 15, 2017
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

The Hoover Institution Press today released 2017’s Hidden Debt, Hidden Deficits – a data-rich study by Hoover Institution Senior Fellow Joshua Rauh -- that calls attention to the fact that almost no state or local government is running a balanced budget, with the reality being that runaway pension costs are consuming state and local budgets. 

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