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Social Security Socialism

by Milton Friedmanvia Hoover Digest
Friday, April 30, 1999

Investing Social Security funds in the stock market would be a fine idea, wouldn’t it? President Clinton thinks so. Nobel laureate and Hoover fellow Milton Friedman thinks not.

What Might Save Russia Yet

by Robert J. Barrovia Hoover Digest
Friday, April 30, 1999

Can Russia still dig itself out of its economic morass? Hoover fellow Robert J. Barro thinks it can—if it follows his advice.

Want High Returns? Take the Risks

by Gary S. Beckervia Hoover Digest
Friday, April 30, 1999

As the stock market continues its unprecedented boom, Nobel laureate and Hoover fellow Gary S. Becker suggests that we all recall an economic truism: The greater the returns, the greater the risk.

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More Liberty Means Less Government

by Walter E. Williamsvia Hoover Institution Press
Monday, March 1, 1999

In this collection of thoughtful, hard-hitting essays, Walter E. Williams once again takes on the left wing's most sacred cows with provocative insights, brutal candor, and an uncompromising reverence for personal liberty and the principles laid out in our Declaration of Independence and Constitution.

A Tale of Two Nations

by Gary S. Beckervia Hoover Digest
Saturday, January 30, 1999

Not long ago, Nobel laureate and Hoover fellow Gary S. Becker visited two former Soviet states. Georgia, where free market reforms have been instituted, is doing very well. Uzbekistan is another story.

Mr. Market

by Milton Friedmanvia Hoover Digest
Saturday, January 30, 1999

Nobel laureate and Hoover fellow Milton Friedman evaluates Alan Greenspan’s job performance, analyzes the role of the International Monetary Fund in the Asian financial meltdown, and explains how to fix Social Security—all in less than three thousand words.

Why the Antitrust Cops Should Lay Off High Tech

by Robert J. Barrovia Hoover Digest
Saturday, January 30, 1999

Federal intervention in the computer industry is unwarranted and counterproductive. How not to mince words, by Hoover fellow Robert J. Barro.

It’s All in Your Head

by Paul M. Romervia Hoover Digest
Saturday, January 30, 1999

Economists used to believe that economic growth arose from sudden, dramatic breakthroughs—the steam engine in the eighteenth century, the transistor in our own. Yet according to Hoover fellow Paul M. Romer, “this account gets things exactly backward.” The founder of New Growth Theory explains himself.

New Thoughts about Fidel

by William Ratliffvia Hoover Digest
Saturday, January 30, 1999

Three former secretaries of state, including Hoover fellow George P. Shultz, recently called for a commission to rethink American policy toward Cuba. Hoover fellow William Ratliff greets the idea with three cheers—and a first order of business: lifting the embargo.

Merger Mania?

by Peter Brimelowvia Hoover Digest
Saturday, January 30, 1999

The recent wave of mergers has stifled competition—or so conventional wisdom would suggest. Hoover media fellow Peter Brimelow argues that the mergers may have fueled economic growth instead.

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