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Interviews

Richard Epstein On The John Batchelor Show (Part 2)

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The John Batchelor Show
Monday, January 28, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses his Defining Ideas article "When Women Earn Less Than Men."

In the News

UC National Center For Free Speech And Civic Engagement Taps Leading Scholars To Help Drive Vision, Development

mentioning John Villasenorvia University of California
Monday, January 28, 2019

Leading University of California scholars in a variety of fields – ranging from religious studies and law to medicine and philosophy – have been named to the inaugural academic advisory board of the UC National Center for Free Speech and Civic Engagement.

Interviews

The Nuclear Option With Jeremy Carl

interview with Jeremy Carlvia Urbane Cowboys
Monday, January 28, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Jeremy Carl discusses nuclear energy and social media regulation.

Interviews

Lanhee Chen: Government Shutdown Cost US $11B

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia Yahoo
Monday, January 28, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Lanhee Chen discusses the partial government shutdown's impact on the economy and whether the cost, estimated to be $11 billion dollars according to the Congressional Budget Office, will be a permanent loss.

Analysis and Commentary

CBO As Agenda Setter On Tax Policy

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Monday, January 28, 2019

In December 2018, the Congressional Budget Office published a 316-page report titled Options for Reducing the Deficit: 2019 to 2028. Those reports are often useful because they can tell you the implications for the deficit of various changes in government spending and in tax law. This report is relatively comprehensive. It examines dozens of ways in which the U.S. government could cut spending and dozens of ways in which it could increase taxes. 

Featured

John Taylor: The Fed Must Pay Attention To The State Of The Economy

interview with John B. Taylorvia CNBC
Monday, January 28, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow John Taylor notes that the Fed must pay attention to the economy when deciding whether to raise rates.

Interviews

John Taylor: The Fed Must Pay Attention To The State Of The Economy

interview with John B. Taylorvia CNBC
Monday, January 28, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow John Taylor discusses where he thinks the Fed is headed concerning rate hikes.

Analysis and Commentary

Patrick Collison On Innovation And Scientific Progress

by Russell Robertsvia EconTalk
Monday, January 28, 2019

This week, Patrick Collison, co-founder and CEO of Stripe, talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the pace of innovation. Collison argues that despite enormous increases in the numbers of scientists and researchers, the pace of progress in scientific and technological understanding does not seem to be increasing accordingly. The conversation looks at the challenge of measuring innovation and whether the pace of innovation should be a matter of concern and if so, what might be done about it.

In the News

Boundless Aspirations: The Republic Has Promises To Keep

quoting Raghuram Rajanvia The Times of India
Saturday, January 26, 2019

This year, India’s 70th in its existence as a republic, is also the year its economy is billed to overtake that of Britain in size, and become the world’s fifth largest economy. Of course, there could be pitfalls on the way in this, an election year. India could easily spook investors if, say, the Modi government were to raid RBI’s reserves now that Urjit Patel – its ‘inconvenient’ governor – is out of the way; or if elections were to lead to its replacement by an impossibly ‘khichdi’ government.

In the News

Why Colleges May Be Chasing The Wrong Numbers To Enroll More Low-Income Students

quoting Caroline M. Hoxbyvia The Chronicle of Higher Education
Friday, January 25, 2019

A new report by a pair of researchers known for their work on low-income students suggests colleges are thinking about serving that group in the wrong way. The findings — from Caroline M. Hoxby, a professor of economics at Stanford University, and Sarah Turner, a professor of economics at the University of Virginia — come at a time when colleges, especially elite ones, have faced increasing public pressure to admit more low-income students.

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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.

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