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Legislate in Haste, Repent at Leisure

by Stephen M. Bainbridgevia Hoover Digest
Sunday, July 30, 2006

Why Sarbanes-Oxley costs more—a lot more—than it's worth. By Stephen M. Bainbridge.

The Wages of Complacency

by Charles Wolf Jr.via Hoover Digest
Sunday, July 30, 2006

Why Japan appears content with stagnation. By Hoover fellow Charles Wolf Jr.

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The Conduit

by Stephen Habervia Hoover Digest
Sunday, July 30, 2006

To us, it's a border. But to Mexico, it's an escape valve. Why closing that valve would destabilize our southern neighbor—and damage our own interests. By Stephen Haber.

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John Taylor, Scholar and Policymaker

by Douglas Clementvia Hoover Digest
Sunday, July 30, 2006

Class is in session: Economics 101 with Professor John B. Taylor. An extended interview by Douglas Clement of The Region.

Analysis and Commentary

Designer Jeans From Designer Genes

by Henry I. Millervia TCS Daily
Thursday, July 27, 2006

As the "new biotechnology" -- gene-splicing, or "genetic modification" (GM) -- enjoys ever more varied and impressive successes, the intractable opposition from environmental and other activists has become reminiscent of the old cartoon cliché about the person who year after year inaccurately predicts the end of the world…

Analysis and Commentary

U.S. as vulnerable as Roman Empire

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Thursday, July 27, 2006

We Americans don't seem to worry that we owe billions of dollars to the Chinese, or that our oil hunger is enriching hostile rogue regimes, or that our annual budget deficit keeps adding to our national debt…

Analysis and Commentary

Rose and Milton Friedman The Romance of Economics

by Tunku Varadarajan with Milton Friedmanvia Opinion Journal (Wall Street Journal)
Saturday, July 22, 2006

One doesn't interview a man like Milton Friedman -- the Nobel laureate in economics in 1976 and among the five or six most consequential thinkers of the 20th century -- without doing some assiduous homework…

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Barro on Growth

with Robert J. Barrovia EconTalk
Monday, July 17, 2006

Russ Roberts interviews Robert Barro, Harvard University Professor and Hoover Institution Senior Fellow, on the economics of growth, what the developed world can do to help poor people around the world, and the role of US assets and the dollar in world finance…

Analysis and Commentary

Don't Talk the Talk

by John B. Taylorvia Wall Street Journal
Thursday, July 13, 2006

Last summer, I wrote a piece, "Lessons Learned from the Greenspan Era," for the Jackson Hole monetary conference, arguing that the remarkable U.S. economic performance since the early 1980s could extend well beyond the Greenspan era if the Fed followed certain policy principles: raise the fed funds rate by more than any incipient increase in the inflation rate; cut the funds rate when the economy weakens; commit to price stability; be predictable…

Analysis and Commentary

Letter to the Editor: I Have a Dream: Scientific, Logical Regulation

by Henry I. Millervia Wall Street Journal
Thursday, July 13, 2006

In regard to "Weekend Interview: Get Your Priorities Right" by Kimberley A. Strassel (editorial page, July 8): Bjorn Lomborg calls for more advocacy for efficient ways to accomplish major international health, economic and environmental goals…


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