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From Predation to Prosperity

From Predation to Prosperity: How to Move from Socialism to Markets

by Michael S. Bernstam, Alvin Rabushkavia Books by Hoover Fellows
Monday, October 20, 2008

This book starts with the experience of Russia since the end of central planning. It covers the great contraction of 1992-98 and the subsequent recovery in 1999-2006. It offers and empirically supports a uniform explanation of both the contraction and the recovery.

Who’s in charge, Vladimir Putin or Dmitry Medvedev? By Paul Gregory

Moscow’s Leading Question

by Paul R. Gregoryvia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Who’s in charge, Vladimir Putin or Dmitry Medvedev? There is no simple answer. By Paul R. Gregory.

What the Fastest-Growing Countries Can Teach Us

by Michael Spencevia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, October 14, 2008

After leading a two-year study of the world’s surging economies, Hoover senior fellow Michael Spence wants to put their example to work.

Into Africa

Into Africa

by James J. Hentzvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, October 14, 2008

A new military command takes a broad, sophisticated view of the U.S. role in a neglected continent. Its job won’t be easy. By James J. Hentz.

China Calling

by Colonel Christopher Starlingvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, October 14, 2008

China has come to Africa. Can U.S. policy makers find ways to mesh, not clash, with Beijing’s interests? By Christopher C. Starling.

Adapt or Perish By Peter Robinson.

Adapt or Perish

by Philip Bobbitt, Peter M. Robinsonvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, October 14, 2008

To succeed in the war on terror, Philip Bobbitt insists, the West needs an entirely new conceptual framework.

By Peter Robinson.

A Tale of Two Generations

by Timothy Garton Ashvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Timothy Garton Ash compares the Europeans who came of age in 1968 with those whose barricades fell during the velvet revolutions of 1989.

Caretaker of Chinese History

by Richard Sousa, He Lidanvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, October 14, 2008

What makes Hoover an essential stop for China scholars? An interview with Richard Sousa, director of the Hoover Archives. By He Lidan.

What a “Change Candidate” . . . Can’t

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Hoover Digest
Sunday, October 12, 2008

Our new president will face familiar friends and even more familiar foes. By Victor Davis Hanson.

Patrick Moynihan Daniel Patrick

What Neoconservatism Is—and Isn’t

by Peter Berkowitzvia Hoover Digest
Sunday, October 12, 2008

Where neoconservatism came from, what it stands for, and how it became associated with the war in Iraq. An intellectual movement considered. By Peter Berkowitz.


Research Teams

The Working Group on Foreign Policy and Grand Strategy explores an array of foreign policy topics to develop orienting principles about the most important policy challenges that face the United States.

The Arctic Security Initiative addresses the strategic and security implications of increased Arctic activity and identifies opportunities for shaping a safe, secure, and prosperous Arctic.