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Analysis and Commentary

Biotechnology Can Address The Mystery And Urgency Of Alzheimer’s Disease

by Mina Marmor, Henry I. Millervia Journal Of Commercial Biotechnology
Friday, February 2, 2018

[Subscription Required] Alzheimer’s disease (AD), a scourge that in time could virtually bankrupt healthcare systems worldwide, is one of the most intensively researched areas of medicine. Because of the existing uncertainty about its pathophysiology the unavailablity of reliable diagnostic tests, it is difficult to predict which prophylactic or therapeutic interventions are likely to be effective, but many biotechnology-derived drugs are prime candidates. We summarize the most promising approaches and drugs.

Analysis and Commentary

Government Innumeracy

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Thursday, February 1, 2018

This week we've seen a striking example of government innumeracy that has a good chance of badly affecting government policy.

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Cogan Book Tapped As Hayek Prize Finalist

Friday, February 2, 2018
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Hoover Senior Fellow John F. Cogan’s book, The High Cost of Good Intentions: A History of U.S. Federal Entitlement Programs has been chosen as a finalist for the 2018 Hayek Book Prize.

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At Stanford, First Cardinal 'Conversation' Spotlights Technology, Politics

Thursday, February 1, 2018
David and Joan Traitel Building, Hoover Institution, Stanford University

The new Stanford initiative Cardinal Conversations examined the intersections of politics and technology with entrepreneurs and Stanford alumni Reid Hoffman and Peter Thiel. Historian Niall Ferguson of the Hoover Institution moderated a discussion that included questions from the largely student audience.

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New Issue Of Hoover Digest Online

via Hoover Daily Report
Tuesday, January 30, 2018

The winter 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. 

Interviews

John Taylor: Annual Economic Forecast At The Commonwealth Club

interview with John B. Taylorvia Commonwealth Club
Friday, January 26, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow John Taylor discusses changes to taxes on the horizon, health care in flux, housing prices continuing to rise, continued governmental gridlock as well as external threats to the US from North Korea and terrorism, and what it all means for your business, your investments, and the greater economy for 2018.

David Brady and Morris Fiorina
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Morris Fiorina: 50/50 Nation? No!

interview with Morris P. Fiorinavia How Do We Fix It?
Friday, January 26, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Morris Fiorina confronts the widespread assumption that voters are neatly split into rival camps, and argues that neither party can hold a majority for more than a few years. His new book is "Unstable Majorities: Polarization, Party Sorting and Political Stalemate."

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High-Profile Guests, Informative Talks, And A Milestone-Building Dedication: Hoover Hosts Friends And Supporters At The 2017 Fall Retreat

Friday, January 26, 2018
David and Joan Traitel Building, Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Hoover’s 2017 Fall Retreat—featuring one of the institution’s most distinguished guest speakers ever, the milestone dedication of the David and Joan Traitel Building, and a multi-day series of talks on restoring economic prosperity—was an extraordinary cap on a year of major accomplishments.

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Healthcare And The 2018 Agenda

by Lanhee J. Chenvia Townhall
Tuesday, January 23, 2018

As the Republican-led Congress plans the 2018 legislative agenda, healthcare needs to continue to be a top priority. Health premiums are soaring, and millions of people have little or no choice of health insurance.

Policy Seminar with Doug Holtz-Eakin

Friday, January 19, 2018
Annenberg Conference Room, Lou Henry Hoover Building

Doug Holtz-Eakin, President of the American Action Forum, presented a "Policy Analysis in the Trump Policy Agenda.” Doug Holtz-Eakin first gave a rundown of the current situation in Washington, then moved to issues where outside thinking could help.

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Health Care Policy Working Group


The Working Group on Health Care Policy devises public policies that enable more Americans to get better value for their health care dollar and foster appropriate innovations that will extend and improve life.