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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.

In the News

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.


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?

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.


Economic Policy Working Group

The Working Group on Economic Policy brings together experts on economic and financial policy to study key developments in the U.S. and global economies, examine their interactions, and develop specific policy proposals.

Milton and Rose Friedman: An Uncommon Couple