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Centennial Secrets

The Timeless Ideas of Milton Friedman

featuring Milton Friedmanvia The Hoover Centennial
Friday, March 22, 2019

Milton Friedman’s work continues to inform and inspire researchers and policymakers.

The Future of Fed’s Balance Sheet: A Policy Workshop

Thursday, March 7, 2019
Annenberg Conference Room, Lou Henry Hoover Building

The Federal Open Market Committee announced on January 30 that it “intends to continue to implement monetary policy in a regime in which an ample supply of reserves ensures that control over the level of the federal funds rate and other short-term interest rates is exercised primarily through the setting of the Federal Reserve's administered rates, and in which active management of the supply of reserves is not required.” Statement Regarding Monetary Policy Implementation and Balance Sheet Normalization. 

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The Libertarian, With Richard Epstein: “Rent Control, Housing, And Economics

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Thursday, March 7, 2019

With Oregon creating the nation’s first statewide rent control regime, the implications for American housing policy are ominous.

Policy Seminar with Rebecca Diamond

Thursday, February 28, 2019
Annenberg Conference Room, Lou Henry Hoover Building

Rebecca Diamond, Hoover Institution national fellow, and associate professor of economics at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, discussed “The Effects of Rent Control Expansion on Tenants, Landlords, and Inequality: Evidence from San Francisco.”

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Simplifying The Tax System: The History Of The Flat Tax

via The Hoover Centennial
Friday, March 1, 2019

Hoover Fellows Alvin Rabushka and Robert Hall first proposed the flat-tax plan in 1981, and it continues to be utilized in countries around the world to this day.

Policy Seminar with David Mulford

Wednesday, February 20, 2019
George Shultz Conference Room, Herbert Hoover Memorial Building

David Mulford, distinguished visiting fellow at the Hoover Institution, former vice chairman of Credit Suisse and former U.S. Ambassador to India, presented “Leadership and the Power of Global Markets”


Policy Seminar with Michael Boskin

Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Annenberg Conference Room, Lou Henry Hoover Building

Michael Boskin, Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution and T. M. Friedman Professor of Economics at Stanford University, discussed “Inequality Shocks and Redistribution.”


Policy Seminar with Martin Feldstein

Thursday, January 31, 2019
Annenberg Conference Room, Lou Henry Hoover Building

Martin Feldstein, senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, the George F. Baker Professor of Economics at Harvard University and President Emeritus of the National Bureau of Economic Research, presented “the Future of Economic Growth in the United States.”


Policy Seminar with Michael Bordo

Thursday, January 24, 2019
Annenberg Conference Room, Lou Henry Hoover Building

Michael Bordo, Board of Governors Professor of Economics and director of the Center for Monetary and Financial History at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, and Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Hoover Institution, discussed “The Imbalances of the Bretton Woods System 1965 to 1973: U.S. Inflation - The Elephant in the Room.”

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Area 45: Is Taxing Wealth “Economic Justice?” With John Cochrane

interview with John H. Cochrane via Area 45
Thursday, February 7, 2019

The merits of the various proposed tax hikes and whether they constitute sound economics.