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Scholars Examine Effects of Corporate Size at Symposium
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Scholars Examine Effects Of Corporate Size At Symposium

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Some from the “New Chicago School” of economics claim big companies “might use their market power to hurt employees,” stifle competition, and reduce economic growth. “Not so fast,” said a group of economists and legal scholars at a symposium held at the Hoover Institution on June 29.

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Area 45: Anticipating Global Insecurity With Amy Zegart

interview with Amy Zegartvia Area 45
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Lessons learned in keeping cargo planes moving, hotel guests protected – and possibly coffee customers better served. 

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Gun Rights Actually Are A Civil Rights Issue

quoting Condoleezza Ricevia The Daily Signal
Wednesday, March 28, 2018

It is becoming increasingly fashionable for those who support gun control to compare the post-Parkland, student-driven movement to the civil rights movements of earlier generations.


Complete The Bayou Bridge Pipeline Now

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Forbes
Friday, March 9, 2018

On February 27, 2018, Judge Shelly Dick issued a preliminary injunction in Atchafalaya Basinkeeper v. United States Army Corps of Engineers temporarily blocking the completion of an extension of the Bayou Bridge Pipeline (BBP), a 24-inch buried pipeline, designed to transport up to 480,000 barrels of various grades of crude oil over about 163 miles from Lake Charles Louisiana to terminal facilities in St. James Louisiana.

In the News

Letter To DOJ Supporting Evidence Based Approach To Antitrust Enforcement of IP

mentioning Richard A. Epsteinvia Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property
Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Dear Assistant Attorney General Delrahim, As judges, former judges and government officials, legal academics and economists who are experts in antitrust and intellectual property law, we write to express our support for your recent announcement that the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice will adopt an evidence-based approach in applying antitrust law equally to both innovators who develop and implementers who use technological standards in the innovation industries.

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Land of Many Uses?

by Terry Andersonvia Hoover Digest
Friday, January 26, 2018

Public lands should be public—not private playgrounds. The administration’s scrutiny of national monuments could restore this principle. 

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The Libertarian: Privacy Rights in the Digital Age

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Thursday, December 14, 2017
A Supreme Court case tests the limits of government surveillance with new technologies.
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The Libertarian: AT&T, Time Warner, And Antitrust

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Should the Justice Department block a merger between media giants?

Stephen Haber presents at the IP2 Conference

Hoover IP² Announces 2018 Summer Institute

via Hoover IP2
Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Stephen Haber, director of the Hoover Institution Working Group on Intellectual Property, Innovation, and Prosperity (Hoover IP²), announced that applications are now being accepted for the 2018 Summer Institute on the Economics and Politics of Innovation (formerly the Summer Teaching Institute).

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Area 45: Of Patents, Trump, And Trolls Featuring Stephen Haber

interview with Stephen Haber, Bill Whalenvia Area 45
Tuesday, October 17, 2017

How the Trump administration can shield and spur American innovation.


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