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Raghuram Rajan Says Developed Markets Will Crack If Emerging Markets Slow Down

interview with Raghuram Rajanvia CNBC
Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Raghuram Rajan says that monetary policy cannot be the answer to all the problems, adding that developed markets will crack if emerging markets slowdown.

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Cyberspectives: Lillian Ablon On Global Markets For Zero-Day Exploits And Stolen Data

interview with Lillian Ablonvia Cyberspectives
Wednesday, September 5, 2018

RAND Corporation researcher Lillian Ablon discusses global markets for stolen digital data and zero-day exploits, the longevity of zero-day vulnerabilities, and the resulting impact on business risk profiles.

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A View from the Hoover Archives: Milton Friedman on a Guaranteed Annual Income

by Jennifer Burnsvia Fellow Talks
Thursday, August 23, 2018

Recorded on October 23, 2017

In this talk, Research Fellow Jennifer Burns taps into the Hoover Library & Archives’ extensive Milton Friedman collection. Drawing on her own research in the archives as part of a forthcoming intellectual biography on Friedman, she brings the Nobel Prize-winning Hoover fellow’s work to bear on current policy debates about a universal basic income. 


A Boot Camp With A Good Policy Workout

by John B. Taylorvia Economics One
Monday, August 20, 2018

The annual Hoover Institution Summer Policy Boot Camp is now underway with a great group of college students and recent graduates from around the world. The one-week program consists of lectures, workshops, and informal discussions, but it’s best described as a good “policy workout” on today’s top national and international issues grounded with data and theory.

In the News

Martin Feldstein: The Bull Run Is Running Out Of Steam

quoting Martin Feldsteinvia Money Week
Friday, August 17, 2018

The bull run in the stock-market may soon come to an end, Martin Feldstein, the economist who chaired US president Ronald Reagan’s Council of Economic Advisers from 1982 to 1984, tells CNBC. “If it is not a bubble, it is very close” to one. Feldstein points out that “the S&P 500 price-earnings ratio is now more than 50% higher than it has been on average historically, so that’s way out of line and it makes the whole situation very fragile”.

In the News

New Release: Monetary Policy In An Uncertain World

quoting Kevin Warshvia Cato Institute
Thursday, August 9, 2018
Ten years after the 2008 financial crisis we are again facing the possibility of economic turmoil as the Fed and other central banks exit their unconventional monetary policies by raising interest rates and shrinking their balance sheets.

John Taylor: Yield Curve Influenced By Global Factors Quite A Bit

interview with John B. Taylorvia CNBC
Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow John Taylor discusses the Federal Reserve's monetary policy path and the the US economy.


Nobel Symposium On Money And Banking Day 2

by John H. Cochrane via Grumpy Economist
Friday, July 20, 2018

Day 2 of the Nobel Symposium on Money and Banking focused on monetary policy.

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Sustaining America’s Exceptional Economy

by Edward Paul Lazearvia PolicyEd
Monday, July 9, 2018

There are many reasons to be optimistic about America’s future. Our nation’s success has propelled us into global prominence, but to remain successful we need to maintain our exceptional economic position. If we lose it, we will be losing more than the right to claim that we are the land of opportunity.

Analysis and Commentary

Using Social Security To Finance Paid Parental Leave Is A Fatally Problematic Idea

by Charles Blahousvia CNS News
Tuesday, July 10, 2018

On July 11 the Social Security Subcommittee of the Senate Finance Committee will hold a hearing on the importance of paid family leave for working American families.  The Social Security Subcommittee will likely examine recent proposals to use the Social Security system to finance a paid parental leave benefit. 


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