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How a Flatter Tax Could Have Kept the Cleveland Browns in Cleveland

by Gary S. Beckervia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, January 30, 1996

Hoover fellow Gary S. Becker won the Nobel Prize for applying the discipline of economics to social problems, including crime, education, and drug addiction. Here he applies economics to major league sports.

How to Fix Social Security

by Milton Friedmanvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, January 30, 1996

There has been a great deal of interest lately in privatizing Social Security--presidential candidate Steve Forbes even went so far as to make Social Security privatization one of the planks of his platform. But how, exactly, can privatization be accomplished? In this essay, which he first published in 1972, Hoover fellow Milton Friedman tells how to get from here to there.

Cross Purposes

by Amy L. Shermanvia Policy Review
Friday, September 1, 1995

Will conservative welfare reform corrupt religious charities?

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"What I Need Is a Mom"

by Conna Craig via Policy Review
Thursday, June 1, 1995

The Welfare State Denies Homes to Thousands of Foster Children.
SIDEBAR: Conna Craig: Director, Institute For Children

Even Money

by J.D. Fostervia Policy Review
Thursday, June 1, 1995

A Friendly Critique of the Flat Tax.
SIDEBAR: Taking on the Mortgage-Interest Deduction.

Caveat Emptor

by Richard Armeyvia Policy Review
Thursday, June 1, 1995

The Case Against the National Sales Tax

A Farmer's Scarlet Letter

by Blake Hurstvia Policy Review
Saturday, April 1, 1995

Four Generations of Middle-Class Welfare Is Enough


Issues In Contemporary Retirement

by Rita Ricardo-Campbell, Edward Paul Lazearvia Books by Hoover Fellows
Friday, January 1, 1988

Issues In Contemporary Retirement, by Rita Ricardo-Campbell and Edward Lazear.


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