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The New Federalism

Friday, January 10, 1997
Stauffer Auditorium Herbert Hoover Memorial Building Stanford University

This question gets at the core of the issue of the efficacy of more federalism. Proponents argue it will improve public policy; opponents that it will gut policies, such as welfare, or cripple national regulation. This symposium addressed these concerns by surveying the current state of knowledge and evidence about these claims. Other scholars who participated in the project include


The Debate over U.S. Immigration

Thursday, October 17, 1996 to Friday, October 18, 1996
Stauffer Auditorium Herbert Hoover Memorial Building Stanford University

With the annual number of immigrants to the United States at an all-time high, the debate over immigration has reached a fevered pitch. Do today's immigrants come to this country just to go on welfare? Will immigration forever change America's ethnic, cultural, and political landscape?

Analysis and Commentary

Alarming Debt Charts

by John B. Taylorvia Economics One (blog)

Simple charts vividly demonstrate the immensity of the exploding debt problem now faced by the United States...

Analysis and Commentary

Despite claims, data continue to show small impact of stimulus

by John B. Taylor with John F. Coganvia Economics One (blog)

Debate about the impact of the $787 billion stimulus continued this week...

Analysis and Commentary

From Fiscal Stimulus and Fiscal Anti-Stimulus

by John B. Taylor with John F. Coganvia Economics One (blog)

In an interesting new paper, University of Chicago economists Thorsten Drautzburg and Harald Uhlig calculate the impact the $787 billion fiscal stimulus package passed last year. . . .

John B. Taylor

Monetary Policy and Systemic Risk Regulation

featuring John B. Taylorvia Defining Ideas
Thursday, July 9, 2009

Granting the Fed new regulatory power will negatively affect its independence


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