It’s not every day that a professor of economics gets invited to dine with a rock star. Hoover fellow Robert J. Barro on meeting a superstar who proved pleasant, well meaning—and surprisingly well versed in economics.
President Clinton wants to invest some of the Social Security surplus in the stock market. Nobel laureate and Hoover fellow Gary S. Becker sees the president and raises him. Why we should privatize Social Security altogether
The information revolution might as well be stamped “made in America,” but there are signs that Taiwan, South Korea, and other nations are moving up on us fast. Hoover fellow Nicholas Imparato on what the United States must do to maintain its edge.
Hoover media fellow Edward Neilan discusses the sorry state of Hong Kong today. “To see how the free market really works,” Milton Friedman used to say, “Hong Kong is the place to go.” Would that it were still true.
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