Hoover Institution on COVID-19

Explore Research

Filter By:




Enter comma-separated IDs of authors
Enter comma-separated IDs of contributors

Support the Hoover Institution

Join the Hoover Institution's community of supporters in advancing ideas defining a free society.

Support Hoover

Beyond Testing -- The Central Question For Pandemic Policy.

by John H. Cochranevia Grumpy Economist
Sunday, March 29, 2020

Two weeks of California lockdown have gone by and I do not see signs of plans being made for virus-safe reopening. The fight seems to be between lockdown and reopen -- with little thought to the only possible answer: reopen smart.Today, my latest thoughts about how to reopen smart.

Viral Prerequisites And Nationalist Lessons In Time Of Plague

by Victor Davis Hansonvia American Greatness
Sunday, March 29, 2020

Trump’s prior initiatives eased the implementation of many of his most effective orders during this crisis.

If Social Distancing Makes Sense, California's Statewide Shutdown Doesn't

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Sunday, March 29, 2020

Tom Means, a fellow UCLA Ph.D. in economics and a retired economics professor at San Jose State University, made a point to me the other day that seems obvious: California is too diverse a state for the same regulations to apply everywhere.

NM Students’ Learning Is On The Line

by Christopher N. Ruszkowskivia Albuquerque Journal
Sunday, March 29, 2020

The traditional school year is over. Canceling the remainder was a formality – under consideration in almost every state for weeks. Kansas and Virginia had already done it, and the remaining states will follow suit. It was not much of a choice; it is a vital measure to slow the spread of COVID-19.

Defense Production Vs. Markets

by John H. Cochranevia Grumpy Economist
Saturday, March 28, 2020

Take your bets which produces more ventilators faster.

Pacific Century: Suing China?

interview with Michael R. Auslin, John Yoovia The Pacific Century
Saturday, March 28, 2020

Can the US Hold China Responsible for the Pandemic?

Where Is The 'Indispensable Nation' In The Great Pandemic?

by Josef Joffevia Real Clear Politics
Saturday, March 28, 2020

Imagine a coronavirus plague in the days when Bill Clinton glorified America as the “indispensable nation.” Why this paean to American exceptionalism? His Secretary of State Madeleine Albright explained in 1998: “It is because we are America. We stand tall. We see farther into the future.”

Victor Davis Hanson Says Trump's Coronavirus Policies Now 'Conventional Wisdom'

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia Fox News
Saturday, March 28, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson notes that President Trump's coronavirus outbreak policies have become "conventional wisdom" amid the crisis

Should We Follow The Swiss In Dealing With COVID-19?

by Paul R. Gregoryvia The Hill
Saturday, March 28, 2020

Currently 144 countries have confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus. They vary in size, income, culture, and governance. Each offers a real-world laboratory in the quest for the right program to deal with the pandemic.

John Yoo: What Is The Defense Production Act?

interview with John Yoovia Fox News
Saturday, March 28, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo discusses the Defense Production Act as well as presidential authority.



Sign-up for alerts and notifications about upcoming programs and online events related to the pandemic from the Hoover Institution.


by Kevin Warsh via Wall Street Journal

How To Treat The Financial Symptoms Of COVID-19
by John H. Cochrane via Wall Street Journal

The purpose of this portal is to aggregate articles and provide links to audio and video content generated by Hoover fellows pertaining to the coronavirus and Covid-19.

Specifically, the portal will host thoughtful and informed analysis and policy responses to mitigate the potential effects of the pandemic.  This portal will be a central location for those seeking specific policy options for addressing the public health emergency and resulting economic challenges posed by coronavirus and Covid-19.

* indicates required
Areas of Interest