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Online Event: Air Force Pilot Retention: New Recommendations For An Enduring Crisis

mentioning Timothy Kanevia Center for Strategic & International Studies
Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Please join the Center for Strategic International Studies (CSIS) International Security Program for a panel discussion on Air Force pilot retention with new recommendations for an enduring crisis featuring: Dr. Tim Kane, Kate Kidder, Lt Col. Jeffrey Schneider, and Lt Col. Tobias Switzer.

Trump vs. Biden: A Rundown

by Victor Davis Hanson
Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Foreign policy, domestic policy, character, transparency.

Analysis and Commentary

Firm-Level Stock Price Reactions To Pandemic News

by Steven J. Davis, Stephen Hansen, Cristhian Seminario-Amezvia Vox EU
Tuesday, October 27, 2020

COVID-19 will likely restructure economic activity in a variety of ways, and lead to the growth of some firms and the decline of others. This column uses stock markets to examine these effects as share prices are tied to expectations about future earnings growth. On days with large pandemic-related market moves, there is enormous dispersion in firm-level returns. 

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Issue 2003: A November Election As Usual In California: A Crowded Initiative Slate

via Eureka
Tuesday, October 27, 2020

A new issue of Eureka is now available online. Eureka was created to serve as an occasional discussion of the policy, political and economic issues confronting California. Like the Golden State motto from which this forum’s title was borrowed, the goal here is one of discovery – identifying underlying problems and offering reasonable and common-sense reforms for America’s great nation-state.


Amy Coney Barrett And Trump's Direct Impact On America's Political Future

by John Yoovia Fox News
Monday, October 26, 2020

Amy Coney Barrett will have a profound influence in addressing controversies that have divided our politics for decades.


IMF, BIS, Expanded Mandates, Climate And Inequality

by John H. Cochranevia The Grumpy Economist
Monday, October 26, 2020

Last week I was pretty critical of the ECB's move to expand its mandate to take on climate policy. The ECB is not alone however. The Bank of England started down this direction. The IMF has also been a proponent, and the BIS is nodding assent.


“The Perfect Weapon” Screening And Discussion With David Sanger And Amy Zegart

interview with Amy Zegartvia Georgetown University Center for Security Studies
Monday, October 26, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Amy Zegart talks about the new HBO documentary The Perfect Weapon.

Analysis and Commentary

Tyler Cowen Doubles Down

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Monday, October 26, 2020

I criticized (here and here) a recent article that Tyler Cowen wrote in Bloomberg about COVID-19 and lockdowns. Last week he doubled down by raising the issue of the elderly. The title fits his theme, is “Yes, Covid-19 Is More Serious for the Elderly. So What?”


Wokeism, Culture Wars & The Rise Of A Post-Christian Western Society, With Ayaan Hirsi Ali

interview with Ayaan Hirsi Alivia Hold These Truths with Dan Crenshaw
Saturday, October 24, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Ayaan Hirsi Ali discusses wokeism, the culture wars, and how the left is redefining truth and morality to make a post-Christian western society.


H. R. McMaster: A Conversation On The Upcoming Election

interview with H. R. McMastervia Axios
Friday, October 23, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow H. R. McMaster discusses the role national security might play in the election.