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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?

In the News

25 Million Applying For 90,000 Railway Vacancies Shows We Don't Have Enough Jobs: Raghuram Rajan

featuring Raghuram Rajanvia Business Today
Monday, December 17, 2018

Rajan further said that the three biggest problems for the Indian economy currently are the agrarian distress, the ailing power sector and the crisis in the banking system.

Current Growth Not Creating Enough Jobs: Raghuram Rajan

quoting Raghuram Rajanvia The Indian Wire
Saturday, December 15, 2018

Former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan on Friday released a report named “An Economic Strategy for India”. He expressed his views on various heated topics that encircle the Indian politics and economy.

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The Libertarian: Europe In Turmoil

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Friday, December 14, 2018

As the UK, France, and Germany reel from internal strife, what’s the future of Europe?

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The Libertarian: Trump vs. GM

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Friday, December 7, 2018

The dangers of presidential intervention in the private sector.

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Tariffs Aren’t Trump’s Only Trade War Weapon

quoting Steven J. Davisvia Bloomberg
Wednesday, December 5, 2018

President Donald Trump has used tariffs as one of his most powerful tools for fighting his trade wars, but he’s also wielding leverage with another weapon: uncertainty.

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Trading On Uncertainty About Tariffs

quoting Steven J. Davisvia The Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Investors supposedly hate uncertainty, but the uncertainty of a 90-day delay to extra tariffs on China turned out to be better than the certainty of extra tariffs. Stocks soared Monday and the dollar weakened as markets welcomed the cease-fire over the weekend in the U.S.-China trade war.

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Larry Diamond: Why German Automakers Benefit From China-US Trade Truce

interview with Larry Diamondvia Bloomberg
Monday, December 3, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Larry Diamond talks about US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin's comment that China has agreed to eliminate tariffs on imported automobiles and White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow's comment that the US and China are “pretty close” to an agreement on stopping intellectual property theft.

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