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New Issue Of Hoover Digest Online

via Hoover Digest
Tuesday, October 20, 2020

The fall issue of Hoover Digest is now available online. The journal focuses on topics both classical—the economy, personal freedom, the role of government—and timely, such as cybersecurity, terrorism, and geopolitical shifts. 

In the News

What You Need To Know About Economic Growth, Revival And Transformation

quoting Michael J. Boskinvia The World Economic Forum
Monday, October 19, 2020

COVID-19 has had a severe impact on the global economy, and the business community is most concerned about the impact of a prolonged recession.

Analysis and Commentary

Hirshleifer On Regression To Savagery

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Monday, October 19, 2020

In researching my latest Defining Ideas article due tomorrow, I came across this paragraph from UCLA economics professor Jack Hirshleifer. One thing to know about Jack was how incredibly careful a scholar he was.



Biden’s Public Option Would Mean Massive Tax Hikes

by Lanhee J. Chen, Daniel Heilvia The Wall Street Journal
Monday, October 19, 2020

[Subscription required] The middle class will eventually be taxed to pay for a government run health-insurance plan.

In the News

Study: Biden Will Raise Taxes On 80 Percent Of Americans, Cut Annual Income $6,500 Per Household

cited Hoover Institutionvia the federalist
Monday, October 19, 2020

A new study shows that Democratic Presidential Nominee Joe Biden’s proposed economic plan would significantly hurt the long-term American economy if implemented.

Opinion Pieces

Articles On: Economic Reform, WeChat, Trade, Profiling, Campaigns, Diplomacy, Minerals, and Treasury

via China Global Sharp Power Weekly Alert
Sunday, September 27, 2020

This section collects opinion pieces from across the world commenting on the harms caused by the activities of the Chinese Communist Party and provides insight into the various solutions that experts and leaders suggest we pursue to protect our interests.

One Belt, One Road Strategy

Articles On: CPEC, Indonesia, and Post-Pandemic World

via China Global Sharp Power Weekly Alert
Sunday, September 27, 2020

The section describes how the Chinese Communist Party employs its foreign infrastructure and development program to further its strategic interests abroad and in international institutions.

Industrial Policies and Economic Espionage

Articles On: Foreign Technology, Economics Risk, Japanese Companies, Trade, EU Envoy, and Hackers

via China Global Sharp Power Weekly Alert
Sunday, September 27, 2020

This section highlights articles and reports on the harmful impacts of the commercial and economic policies employed by the Chinese Communist Party.

Human Rights and Religious Persecution

Articles On: Winter Olympics, Forced Labor, Birth Rates, and Bishops

via China Global Sharp Power Weekly Alert
Sunday, September 27, 2020

This section documents the myriad abuses that the Chinese Communist Party commits against its own people in violation of its commitments under the UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

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The American Labor Market

featuring Edward Paul Lazear, Lee Ohanian, Russ Roberts, David R. Henderson, Margaret (Macke) Raymond, Daniel Heil, Tom Churchvia Policy Insights | A Guide to Important Policy Questions
Monday, July 20, 2020

With COVID-19 wreaking havoc on the US economy, it is easy to be pessimistic about the future job market. The unemployment rate is in double digits and millions of households are now relying on federal unemployment benefits to survive. Nevertheless, the United States is particularly well-equipped to overcome these changes. Its economy is exceptional, and this is especially true when it comes to the US workforce.


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