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Analysis and Commentary

The Revolution in Air Travel

by Robert E. Hallvia Hoover Daily Report
Monday, December 2, 2002

As JetBlue and others continue to expand rapidly, the traditional airlines will suffer further reductions in profit unless they update their models.

How to Restore the Trust

by Bowen H. McCoyvia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, October 30, 2002

It’s scandal time in corporate America. Hoover overseer Bowen H. "Buzz" McCoy explains how the public trust can be reestablished.

The Stealth Tax

by Clark S. Judgevia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, October 30, 2002

Posturing in the wake of corporate scandals, Congress has passed new accounting reform legislation that “contains provisions with the potential to cause more market havoc than a dozen Enrons.” By Clark S. Judge.

The False Promise of "Full Disclosure"

by Robert W. Hahnvia Policy Review
Tuesday, October 1, 2002

An incomplete and misleading approach to conflict of interest

Political Reform

The Politics of the Stock Market

by Barry Naughtonvia China Leadership Monitor
Tuesday, July 30, 2002

Although economic policy is not the focus of current ideological debates, economic issues are still highly politicized in China, and economic policy questions will affect the leadership succession in numerous ways. For the past two years, China's stock markets have been the locus of contention among various factions of China's elite. This article looks at some of the issues the operation of China's stock markets has raised in Chinese leadership politics.

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New Labour— and Old Unions

by Gerald A. Dorfmanvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, July 30, 2002

Are Britain’s unions, pushed into the political wilderness during the Thatcher years, reemerging as a political force? In a word, no. By Hoover fellow Gerald A. Dorfman.

Analysis and Commentary

Bush's Wall Street Reform Program Merits Support

by Arnold Beichmanvia Hoover Daily Report
Monday, July 29, 2002

There is no subtler, no surer means of overturning the existing basis of society than to debauch the securities market.

Taxes, Dividends, and Distortions

by Steve Steinvia Policy Review
Saturday, June 1, 2002

Twice taxed, corporate dividends don’t pay

Analysis and Commentary

Preventing Future Enrons

by Bruce Bueno de Mesquita, Harry Roundellvia Hoover Daily Report
Monday, April 15, 2002

When auditors review governance structures and books, and are encouraged to consult with their clients about problems in the incentive structures, we will have come a long way toward eliminating fraud.

New Data Confirms the Basic Relationships in the Russian Economy: Ten Years of the New Economic System Revisited

by Michael S. Bernstam, Alvin Rabushka
Tuesday, March 26, 2002

Recent official Russia data indicate that in 2001 Russian gross domestic product (GDP) grew by 5 percent.


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