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Policy Seminar with Marco Di Maggio and Policy Seminar with Josh Rauh

Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Annenberg Conference Room, Lou Henry Hoover Building

Marco Di Maggio, Ogunlesi Family Associate Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School, discussed “Second Chance: Life without Student Debt,” (with Ankit Kalda, and Vincent W. Yao).

Josh Rauh, senior fellow and Director of Research at the Hoover Institution and the Ormond Family Professor of Finance at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business, discussed “Behavioral Responses to State Income Taxation of High Earners: Evidence from California,” (with Ryan J. Shyu).

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Analysis and Commentary

Residential Versus Commuter Colleges And Intersectionality

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Tuesday, October 8, 2019

In a comment on Arnold Kling’s post on intersectionality today, John Alcorn writes: "A hypothesis: Ideology of intersectionality will flourish more at (residential) colleges than at the workplace, because residential colleges are structurally totalitarian institutions."

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Universal Income: How to Bust the Bank

by David R. Hendersonvia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, October 9, 2019

This utopian scheme would create the mother of all welfare states.

Analysis and Commentary

Mood Affiliation Or Confirming Evidence?

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Saturday, October 5, 2019

Tyler Cowen introduced an important new idea in 2011 and gave it a name: the fallacy of mood affiliation. His idea is sound and important; the name he gives and even the way he defines it is faulty. Here’s Tyler’s original statement.

Policy Seminar with Jesús Fernández-Villaverde

Tuesday, September 24, 2019
Annenberg Conference Room, Lou Henry Hoover Building

Jesús Fernández-Villaverde, Professor of Economics at the University of Pennsylvania, discussed his future book with Lee Ohanian: Capitalism and Freedom in the 21st Century.

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Area 45: Daniel Heil Discusses “America Off Balance”

interview with Daniel Heilvia Area 45
Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Educating the public on the perils of Washington’s budget-reform inaction.

In the News

The Left Shouldn't Shy Away From Being Pro-Growth

quoting John H. Cochranevia Bloomberg
Wednesday, September 11, 2019

For too long, conservatives and libertarians have monopolized the cause of economic growth. Liberals and the left need to take it back.

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Area 45: Tim Kane’s Economic “Beauty Contest”

interview with Timothy Kanevia Area 45
Wednesday, September 4, 2019

The importance of valuation with regard to America’s  economy.

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The Libertarian: The Corporate Responsibility Canard

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Thursday, August 29, 2019

Serving your stockholders doesn’t mean exploiting everyone else.

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Why Here, Why Now? Why Did The United States Enjoy Dramatic Improvements In The Standard Of Living During The Last Century?

interview with Terry Anderson, John F. Cogan, Lee Ohanian, George P. Shultzvia Uncommon Knowledge
Monday, August 26, 2019

Hoover Institution economists John Cogan, Lee Ohanian, Terry Anderson, and George Shultz examine the causes for and the reasons behind so many improvements being made to the quality of life in the United States over the past century. They analyze the role that free markets, property rights, innovation, regulation, taxes, and national security played in these remarkable achievements.

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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