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For Sale By Owner

by Gary S. Beckervia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, July 30, 1997

Every month dozens of people die while waiting for organ transplants.Why? A classic case of demand outweighing supply. Nobel Prize–winner and Hoover fellow Gary S. Becker proposes a solution.

Double Your Money Back

by David R. Hendersonvia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, July 30, 1997

Hoover fellow David R. Henderson explains how to replace Social Security with personal retirement accounts--a step he believes would create vast new wealth for all Americans.

John Shoven

Geezer Boom

by John Shoven, David A. Wise, Peter M. Robinsonvia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, July 30, 1997

Hoover fellow David Wise and Dean of the School of Humanities and Sciences John Shoven recently spent an hour discussing the effects of Social Security on the aging baby boom population. Their conclusions? Without radical reforms, Social Security won't work. And without Social Security, a lot of boomers will go bust. An interview by Hoover fellow Peter Robinson.

What's So Favorable About a Favorable Balance of Trade?

by Melvyn B. Kraussvia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, July 30, 1997

Hoover fellow Melvyn Krauss explains why there is nothing inherently good about running a trade surplus or inherently bad about running a trade deficit. A lovely exercise in clear thinking.

Pyramid Scheme

by Thomas Sowellvia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, July 30, 1997

Social Security has been "a hoax since day one." By Hoover fellow Thomas Sowell.

Books

Facing the Age Wave

by David A. Wisevia Hoover Institution Press
Monday, July 14, 1997

In Facing the Age Wave, four experts explain the most significant areas of concern created by the aging of the American population and offer possible solutions. From a symposium of distinguished scholars on the subject of aging in America.

Blessings of Liberty

by John Hoodvia Policy Review
Tuesday, July 1, 1997

John Hood on the dividends of deregulation

One Nation Under God

by Barbara von der Heydtvia Policy Review
Thursday, May 1, 1997

Tough medicine for welfare moms

Take This Job and Love It

by Daniel Levinevia Policy Review
Thursday, May 1, 1997

Exposing the lies about low-paying work

Blessings of Liberty

by John Hoodvia Policy Review
Thursday, May 1, 1997

Productivity's boost to living standards

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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