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Send Me Your Skilled, Your Trained, Your Electrical Engineers . . .

by Joseph B. Costello, Lance Director Nagelvia Hoover Digest
Thursday, April 30, 1998

Ever heard of an H-1B visa? You would have if you worked in high tech. Hoover fellow Nicholas Imparato joins Joseph B. Costello and Lance Director Nagel in arguing that the computer industry needs immigrants—lots of them.

Can-Do Unions

by Stephen Goldsmithvia Policy Review
Sunday, March 1, 1998

A Republican mayor learns that competition brings out the best in government workers

Illustration by Karen Stolper

The Productivity Revolution

by David R. Hendersonvia Hoover Digest
Friday, January 30, 1998

Computers have made the entire economy vastly more productive--a fact that government accounting happens to have missed. By Hoover fellow David R. Henderson.

Why You Can't Fire Anybody

by David R. Hendersonvia Hoover Digest
Friday, January 30, 1998

A commercial pilot flies a jet while legally drunk. He's fired. And? And the courts force the airline to rehire him. Hoover fellow David R. Henderson examines the surreal world of American labor regulations.

Fixing Russia's Banks:A Proposal for Growth

Fixing Russia's Banks: A Proposal for Growth

by Michael S. Bernstam, Alvin Rabushkavia Books by Hoover Fellows
Thursday, January 1, 1998

Failing to fix Russia's banks risks further economic stagnation or decline and financial catastrophe.

Abuses and Usurpations

by Peter Campbellvia Policy Review
Saturday, November 1, 1997

Ask fireman Bill Wiley whether the Clinton administration promotes volunteerism

Why a Crash Wouldn't Cripple the Economy

by Gary S. Beckervia Hoover Digest
Thursday, October 30, 1997

Now that human capital has become the most important form of wealth in America, even a very serious stock market correction would have only a relatively minor effect on employment, output, and wages. Alan Greenspan, lighten up. By Nobel Prize–winner and Hoover fellow Gary S. Becker.

Job Woes in Europe? Don't Blame High Tech

by Gary S. Beckervia Hoover Digest
Thursday, October 30, 1997

In the face of high, chronic unemployment, European politicians are blaming high technology for stealing jobs. Nobel Prize–winner and Hoover fellow Gary S. Becker argues that, instead, they should blame the big governments they built.

Take This Job and Love It

by Daniel Levinevia Policy Review
Thursday, May 1, 1997

Exposing the lies about low-paying work

Blessings of Liberty

by John Hoodvia Policy Review
Thursday, May 1, 1997

Productivity's boost to living standards


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