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In the News

War, Punditry, and Farming

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Wednesday, October 25, 2006

Depression apparently bounds these days...

In the News

Slicker than Oil: The Debate Over California’s Proposition 87

by Paul M. Romervia Aplia Econ Blog
Wednesday, October 25, 2006

Proposition 87, a hotly contested measure on the ballot in California, nicely illustrates the key lessons about tax incidence--who actually pays a tax…

Analysis and Commentary

Letter to the Editor: Not a Single Person Has Been Harmed by Genetically Engineered Food

by Henry I. Millervia Wall Street Journal
Saturday, October 21, 2006

Your article "Stalk-Raving Mad -- French Farmers, Activists Battle Over Rise in Genetically Altered Corn" (Marketplace, Oct. 12) failed to put my quote on the long-term effects of genetically engineered crops into the larger context of the process of safety testing done by biotechnology companies in order to gain government approval to introduce a GE crop into the U.S. food system…

In the News

Seeking Quality, German Universities Scrap Equality

with Josef Joffevia New York Times
Friday, October 20, 2006

At the university in this humdrum German town, there are no decorous strands of ivy on the 1960’s buildings, nor is there the kind of scholarly patina that blankets Heidelberg, the older, more celebrated university just up the road…

In the News

Calif. Ballot Battle Over Big Oil May Be Costliest in U.S. History

with James L. Sweeneyvia Washington Post
Friday, October 20, 2006

Call it the battle of Big Oil vs. Silicon Valley with a whole lot of Hollywood funding thrown in…

Analysis and Commentary

The Man for All Seasons

by Henry I. Millervia TCS Daily
Thursday, October 19, 2006

Life really can imitate art....

Analysis and Commentary

The Difference Between Victory and Defeat

by Bruce Berkowitzvia New York Sun
Wednesday, October 18, 2006

The right technology, Max Boot writes, can give armies an edge that makes a country dominant for centuries…

In the News

Cleaner Air Ahead

with James L. Sweeneyvia San Jose Mercury News
Sunday, October 15, 2006

As California's leaders celebrate their passage of the nation's most ambitious global warming bill, the painful back-and-forth that must occur between business and regulators to make the law a reality has begun…

In the News

Economists weigh Prop. 87 arguments: Those on both sides of oil-tax measure stretching to make case about effects on production, revenue

with James L. Sweeneyvia San Francisco Chronicle
Sunday, October 15, 2006

If there's one thing economists hate, it's a political ad making questionable claims about finance…

In the News

Hoover Institution’s Facts on Policy Web-Based Information Program Launches October 10

with Hoover Institution, John Raisianvia Hoover Daily Report
Tuesday, October 10, 2006

Facts on Policy, a new public policy information program developed by the Hoover Institution and published on the Internet, launches October 10, 2006...


Research Teams

The Task Force on Energy Policy addresses energy policy in the United States and its effects on our domestic and international political priorities, particularly our national security.

The Arctic Security Initiative addresses the strategic and security implications of increased Arctic activity and identifies opportunities for shaping a safe, secure, and prosperous Arctic.