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In the News

Could Tiananmen Square Happen Today?

mentioning Michael R. Auslinvia NewsMax
Thursday, June 6, 2019
Thirty years after the massacre of Tiananmen Square, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is at its weakest state, despite appearances it is stronger than ever, according to Claremont McKenna professor Minxin Pei.

Lanhee Chen: Watch An Expert Explain The Implications Of Trump’s Trade Tactics

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia CNBC
Thursday, June 6, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Lanhee Chen talks about the President Trump's trade negotiation tactics with China and Mexico.

In the News

Are We Confusing Money With Well-Being? New Zealand Believes So.

quoting Michael Spencevia Big Think
Thursday, June 6, 2019

Politicians love to flaunt economic growth. A healthy gross domestic product (GDP) means an economy is doing well, which means the country is doing well, which means its citizens are doing well. It's all thanks to sagacious policy crafted by our savvy political leaders.


Social Capital On Capitol Hill: Hugh Hewitt With Lanhee Chen

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia Townhall
Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Lanhee Chen discusses and explains social capital and the Social Capital Summit.

In the News

Secretary George Shultz: Thinking About The Future

featuring George P. Shultzvia Commonwealth Club
Tuesday, June 4, 2019

In a rich and varied career that has included roles as U.S. secretary of state, secretary of the treasury and secretary of labor, George P. Shultz has aided presidents, confronted national and international crises, and argued passionately that the United States has a vital stake in promoting democratic values and institutions. In speeches, articles, congressional testimony and conversations with world leaders, he has helped shape policy and public opinion on topics such as technology, terrorism, drugs and climate change. The result is a body of work that has influenced the decisions of nations and leaders and impacted the lives of ordinary people.


Fix Climate Policy With Economics, Not Lawyers

by Jeremy Carl mentioning George P. Shultz, Martin Feldsteinvia National Review
Friday, May 31, 2019

Last week BP and Shell both pledged support for the Climate Leadership Council’s (CLC) proposal for a revenue-neutral “carbon fee and dividend” plan, under which extractors of carbon-based fuels would be charged a fee, and all of the money collected would be distributed to the public as a dividend. While conservatives have a wide variety of views on how, or even whether, to address climate policy, this initiative is perhaps the most genuinely bipartisan attempt so far to move forward on a famously contentious issue.

Analysis and Commentary

Bio Of Paul Romer Is Online

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Thursday, May 30, 2019

There are actually two very different phases in Romer’s work on endogenous growth theory. Romer (1986) and Romer (1987) had an AK model. Real output was equal to A times K, where A is a positive constant and K is the amount of physical capital.

Analysis and Commentary

The Europeans Have A Different, Darker Green New Deal | Opinion

by Markos Kounalakisvia Miami Herald
Thursday, May 30, 2019
Continental elections last weekend gave anti-nuclear Green Parties a huge boost, installing the Greens into a European Parliament kingmaker role. As a result, the rest of Europe is likely to follow the lead of Germany’s environmental party and movement, turning further against civilian nuclear energy and, especially, against coal-fired plants.
In the News

The Real Constitutional Crisis: Unaccountable Bureaucracy

quoting Victor Davis Hansonvia Patriot Post
Thursday, May 30, 2019
For the last few weeks, the lemming-like Democrat/Media Complex has been promoting the highly coordinated message that America is in the midst of a “constitutional crisis.”
In the News

Donald Trump Is Fighting for Free Speech. Professors Who Hate Him, Take Note

quoting Harvey C. Mansfieldvia American Thinker
Thursday, May 30, 2019

Hostility to conservatives and conservative speech is the rule today in American universities.


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