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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

Abuses and Usurpations

by Michael Lynch, Blake Hurstvia Policy Review
Thursday, May 1, 1997

San Francisco's Chinese Wall When Saving Doesn't Pay

The Growing Gap between Rich and Poor

by Kenneth L. Juddvia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, April 30, 1997

Hoover fellow Kenneth L. Judd believes that income inequality in the United States has been growing for two decades—and argues that we ain't seen nothin' yet. Why the gap will widen—and what can be done about it.

An Economy Unbound

via Hoover Digest
Wednesday, April 30, 1997

The Boskin commission frees us from slavery to a flawed statistic-and permits us to see the "observable betterment of economic conditions in the United States." An accolade from the editors of the Wall Street Journal.

Two Types of Reforms (Serious and Not)

by Robert J. Barrovia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, April 30, 1997

A recent study divided fiscal reforms in a number of countries into two types. Type-one reforms were successful. They tended to cut spending. Type-two reforms were failures. They tended to raise taxes. Will President Clinton choose type one or type two? By Hoover fellow Robert J. Barro.

Why England Developed Healthy Markets-and Spain Didn't

by Douglass C. Northvia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, April 30, 1997

Over several centuries, England developed free markets-and a large cast of supporting institutions, including private property and an independent judiciary. During the same period, Spain failed to develop any such institutions, enduring economic stagnation instead. Why? It all started with some kings and queens who were short of funds. Nobel Prize-winner and Hoover fellow Douglass C. North explains.


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