John Taylor, the George P. Shultz Senior Fellow in Economics at the Hoover Institution, testified before the U.S. Senate Budget Committee on Wednesday, September 22, at a hearing titled “Assessing the Federal Policy Response to the Economic Crisis.” Watch a video of the testimony on the Budget Committee’s website (Taylor’s testimony begins at 60:33) or view a pdf of Taylor’s testimony.
Edward Lazear, the Morris Arnold Cox Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, a professor at Stanford University, and former economic adviser to President George W. Bush, talks with Bloomberg's Julie Hyman and Mark Crumpton about the prospects for a new White House chief of staff.
Robert J. Barro, a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and the Paul M. Warburg Professor of Economics at Harvard University, talks about the outlook for extending the tax cuts enacted under President George W. Bush. Unless Congress votes by November to extend the cuts, the Internal Revenue Service will advise employers to increase deductions from paychecks beginning January 1. Barro spoke with Matt Miller and Carol Massar on Bloomberg Television's Street Smart.
Joseph McNamara is a research fellow at the Hoover Institution and was chief of police for the city of San Jose, California, for fifteen years. McNamara discusses Proposition 19 on Fox News. Prop 19, known as the “Regulate, Control and Tax Cannabis Act of 2010,” is on the November ballot; if it passes it would make California the first state to legalize the recreational use of marijuana.
John Taylor, the George P. Shultz Senior Fellow in Economics at the Hoover Institution and the Mary and Robert Raymond Professor of Economics at Stanford University, discusses the Taylor rule, the gold standard, and what is needed for a stable and reliable Fed policy on CNBC’s Kudlow Report.
Williamson M. Evers was the US assistant secretary of education for policy from 2007-2009. Today, Evers is a research fellow at the Hoover Institution and serves on Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's California Academic Content Standards Commission.
Reason.tv's Paul Feine recently sat down with Evers to get his assessment of US education policy under Obama thus far.
Niall Ferguson, a Hoover senior fellow, the Laurence A. Tisch Professor of History at Harvard University, and a noted author, discusses tax cuts, the U.S. economy, and the Obama administration's fiscal policy with Erik Schatzker on Bloomberg Television's InsideTrack.
Paul Peterson, a Hoover senior fellow and member of the Koret Task Force on K–12 Education, discusses the 2010 Education Next Program on Education Policy and Governance survey, which finds a modest uptick in support for charter schools overall but a large increase in support from the minority community.
John Taylor, the George P. Shultz Senior Fellow in Economics at the Hoover Institution and the Mary and Robert Raymond Professor of Economics at Stanford University, discusses Federal Reserve monetary policy and the prospects for a double-dip recession on Bloomberg Television’s In the Loop.