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Politicizing Science: The Alchemy of Policymaking

Politicizing Science: The Alchemy of Policymaking

by Michael Goughvia Books by Hoover Fellows
Wednesday, January 1, 2003

In this book leading scientists share their experiences and observations of developing and testing hypotheses, offering insights on the dangers of manipulating science for political gain.

Analysis and Commentary

The Revolution in Air Travel

by Robert E. Hallvia Hoover Daily Report
Monday, December 2, 2002

As JetBlue and others continue to expand rapidly, the traditional airlines will suffer further reductions in profit unless they update their models.

Waiting for Sunrise

by Ying Mavia Policy Review
Sunday, December 1, 2002

Ying Ma on China Dawn: the Story of a Technology and Business Revolution by David Sheff

Analysis and Commentary

A Tale of Two Countries

by Alvin Rabushka, Michael S. Bernstamvia
Monday, November 18, 2002

China grows at 8% a year, while the IMF tells Russia, which cannot even recover from the Great Contraction of the 1990s, to reduce inflation by a few percentage points.

Analysis and Commentary

Market, Shmarket, WTO

by Alvin Rabushka, Michael S. Bernstamvia
Wednesday, November 13, 2002

In 2002, Western governments unleashed an inconceivable attack on the idea of the market economy.

THE POPULATION BOMB REDUX: Is Population Growth a Problem?

with Nicholas Eberstadt, Paul Ehrlichvia Uncommon Knowledge
Tuesday, November 12, 2002

In the past century the earth's human population has quadrupled, growing from 1.5 billion in 1900 to about 6 billion today. By 2050, it is estimated that the global population will reach 9 billion. In 1968, a young biologist named Paul Ehrlich wrote a best-selling book called The Population Bomb, which sparked an ongoing debate about the dangers of overpopulation. He argued that population growth was destroying the ecological systems necessary to sustain life. So just how worried should we be? Is population growth a problem or not? And if so, what should we do about it?

How to Restore the Trust

by Bowen H. McCoyvia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, October 30, 2002

It’s scandal time in corporate America. Hoover overseer Bowen H. "Buzz" McCoy explains how the public trust can be reestablished.

Lights Out

by James L. Sweeneyvia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, October 30, 2002

Why was there a shortage of power in California? Largely because there was a shortage of common sense. Hoover fellow James L. Sweeney derives lessons from the energy crisis.

How Government Stunted an Industry

by Henry I. Millervia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, October 30, 2002

As it turns 20, how healthy is the biopharmaceutical industry? That depends on how you define “healthy.” By Hoover fellow Henry I. Miller.

Milton Friedman celebrates his 90th birthday

A Hero of Freedom

by George W. Bushvia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, October 30, 2002

In a ceremony at the White House this past May, President George W. Bush honored Milton Friedman for his lifetime achievements. Herewith the president’s remarks.


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