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Better Pay for Better Teachers

by Lee Ohanianvia Hoover Digest
Friday, January 25, 2019

Who really stands in the way of higher pay for teachers? Teachers’ unions.

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Brexit Flight, China Talks, Deutsche And Danske

quoting Michael Spencevia Fortune
Wednesday, January 23, 2019

The trade war between the U.S. and China has had dramatic affects on the global economy — that much is clear from conversations with executives here. U.S. companies have shifted supply chains out of China to avoid tariffs. And more dramatically, Chinese companies have reduced investment plans in the U.S. As I mentioned Monday, the percentage of Chinese executives who cite the U.S. as their top market for investment dropped precipitously in PWC’s annual CEO survey from 59% last year to 17% this year.

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There’s Room to Grow

by Edward Paul Lazearvia Hoover Digest
Friday, January 25, 2019

The economy appears to be approaching full employment—without approaching limits on its ability to keep expanding. We’re going well, in a word, but not overdoing it.

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The Libertarian: Emergency Powers And The Presidency

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Thursday, January 10, 2019

Can President Trump act on immigration without Congress?

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Elizabeth Economy: Trade War Adding To Mounting Pressures On China's Xi Jinping (1:24)

by Elizabeth Economyvia CNBC
Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Elizabeth Economy breaks down the potential impact of the talks between the United States and China.

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Why Americans And Britons Work Such Long Hours

quoting Lee Ohanianvia The Economist
Saturday, December 22, 2018

The year ahead will, like every year, consist of just under 8,800 hours. Most people will spend about a third of that time sleeping, and another third or so arguing on social media. Much of the remainder will be spent at work.

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Santelli Exchange: Ed Lazear On The Labor Market

interview with Edward Paul Lazearvia CNBC
Monday, January 7, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Ed Lazear discusses the jobs report, markets, and pulling more people into the workforce.

Analysis and Commentary

The Biggest Losers?

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Monday, January 7, 2019

The world turns even if America doesn’t. That’s certainly true on trade, where a rebranded Trans-Pacific Partnership has begun with the new year in 11 countries two years after President Trump withdrew. The biggest losers are American producers.

Policy Seminar with Damon Jones

Wednesday, October 24, 2018
George Shultz Conference Room, Herbert Hoover Memorial Building

Damon Jones, Assistant Professor at the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy, discussed “What Do Workplace Wellness Programs Do? Evidence from the Illinois Workplace Wellness Study." 

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The Libertarian: Obamacare, Back In The Courts

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Does a new legal challenge really spell the end of the Affordable Care Act?

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