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Quantifying the Brave New World

by Michael S. Malonevia Hoover Digest
Saturday, January 30, 1999

Plant, equipment, inventory—traditional accounting methods can cope with these. But intellectual capital? That poses a problem. Michael S. Malone explains the need for accounting techniques as new as the information age itself.

Merger Mania?

by Peter Brimelowvia Hoover Digest
Saturday, January 30, 1999

The recent wave of mergers has stifled competition—or so conventional wisdom would suggest. Hoover media fellow Peter Brimelow argues that the mergers may have fueled economic growth instead.

More Liberty Means Less Government

by Walter E. Williamsvia Books by Hoover Fellows
Friday, January 1, 1999

In this collection of thoughtful, hard-hitting essays, Walter E. Williams once again takes on the left wing's most sacred cows with provocative insights, brutal candor, and an uncompromising reverence for personal liberty and the principles laid out in our Declaration of Independence and Constitution.

Barbarians inside the Gates and Other Controversial Essays

by Thomas Sowellvia Books by Hoover Fellows
Friday, January 1, 1999

A collection of essays that discusses such issues as the media, immigration, the minimum wage and multiculturalism.

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Families under Pressure

by Peter Brimelowvia Hoover Digest
Friday, October 30, 1998

Is the average American worker better off today than thirty years ago? Yes—and no. By Hoover media fellow Peter Brimelow.

How Fares the American Worker?

by David R. Hendersonvia Hoover Digest
Thursday, April 30, 1998

Conventional wisdom says real income for American workers has stagnated or even fallen. Hoover fellow David R. Henderson says think again.

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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.


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