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An Agenda for Economic Reform in Korea: International Perspectives

Wednesday, January 15, 1997 to Thursday, January 16, 1997
Stauffer Auditorium Herbert Hoover Memorial Building Stanford University

The two-day conference, co-sponsored by the Hoover Institution and the Korea Development Institute, focused on economic reform, dealing primarily with the South Korean and American economies. Half of the papers presented illuminated problems confronting Korea's economic growth, and the other half, by Hoover fellows, addressed U.S. economic challenges and offered policy recommendations. One of the objectives of the conference was to increase understanding and share expertise about the impact of economic policy and the development of public policy at a national level. Conference directors were Kenneth Judd and Young-Ki Lee.


The New Federalism

Friday, January 10, 1997
Stauffer Auditorium Herbert Hoover Memorial Building Stanford University

This question gets at the core of the issue of the efficacy of more federalism. Proponents argue it will improve public policy; opponents that it will gut policies, such as welfare, or cripple national regulation. This symposium addressed these concerns by surveying the current state of knowledge and evidence about these claims. Other scholars who participated in the project include


The Debate over U.S. Immigration

Thursday, October 17, 1996 to Friday, October 18, 1996
Stauffer Auditorium Herbert Hoover Memorial Building Stanford University

With the annual number of immigrants to the United States at an all-time high, the debate over immigration has reached a fevered pitch. Do today's immigrants come to this country just to go on welfare? Will immigration forever change America's ethnic, cultural, and political landscape?

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The Oxford Introductions to U.S. Law Property

by Henry E. Smith, Thomas W. Merrillvia Books by Hoover Fellows

The Oxford Introductions to U.S. Law: Property provides both a bird's eye overview of property law and an introduction to how property law affects larger concerns with individual autonomy, personhood, and economic organization.

Analysis and Commentary

Despite claims, data continue to show small impact of stimulus

by John B. Taylor with John F. Coganvia Economics One (blog)

Debate about the impact of the $787 billion stimulus continued this week...

Analysis and Commentary

Two Masters Speak on Power of Markets

by John B. Taylorvia Economics One (blog)

The "free market" lectures--we had them last week at Stanford--are my favorites in Economics One...

Find Commentary on the Economic Crisis in One Place on the Hoover Site

The Hoover Institution’s economic experts continue to lend their insight and sound advice concerning the causes of and solutions to the economic crisis of 2008–09.

Analysis and Commentary

Fuori Strada

by John B. Taylorvia Economics One (blog)

This cover design of Fuori Strada: Como lo Stato ha causato, prolungato e aggravato la crisi finanziaria, the just released Italian edition of Getting Off Track, says it all, and the economic policy lessons are the same in any language: Get back on the road...

Analysis and Commentary

Teaching What Is Exciting, Wonderful, and All Levels

by John B. Taylorvia Economics One (blog)

People often ask me what it’s like to teach both introductory economics courses and Ph.D. level economics course in the same academic year...

Analysis and Commentary

Alarming Debt Charts

by John B. Taylorvia Economics One (blog)

Simple charts vividly demonstrate the immensity of the exploding debt problem now faced by the United States...


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