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Public Choice and Regulation: A View from inside the Federal Trade Commission

by Robert MacKay, James C. Miller IIIvia Books by Hoover Fellows
Thursday, January 1, 1987

Until recently there have been almost no analyses of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) as a political institution—that is, one driven both by internal incentives and by ties to a larger political body that, in turn, responds to its own political and economic pressures.

The Hoover Institution’s Koret-Taube Task Force on National Security and Law met June 10 and 11.

Hoover's National Security and Law Task Force Hosts Meeting

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

The Hoover Institution’s Koret-Taube Task Force on National Security and Law, which examines the rule of law, the laws of war, and American constitutional law with a view to promoting proposals that strike an optimal balance between individual freedom and the vigorous defense of the nation against terrorists both abroad and at home, met June 10 and 11.

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Hoover visiting fellow Professor John Aldrich

The Martin and Illie Anderson lecture series featuring Hoover visiting fellow Professor John Aldrich

Tuesday, May 11, 2010
University Auditorium of the Classic Residence by Hyatt

John Aldrich is a visiting fellow at the Hoover Institution and the Pfizer-Pratt University Professor of Political Science at Duke University. Aldrich gave a talk titled “The Partisan Politics of Supreme Court Nominations” at the Classic Residence by Hyatt in Palo Alto, California, on May 11.

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Commissioner Troy Paredes, of the Securities and Exchange Commission

SEC Commissioner Paredes Addresses Hoover Property Rights Task Force Members

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Commissioner Troy Paredes, of the Securities and Exchange Commission, is seen here speaking to members of the Hoover Institution’s John and Jean De Nault Task Force on Property Rights, Freedom, and Prosperity on Thursday, May 6.

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George P. Shultz, the Thomas W. and Susan B. Ford Distinguished Fellow at the Hoover Institution, speaking at the Conference on Promoting Global Entrepreneurship.

Global Entrepreneurship Program

Friday, April 30, 2010

A May 2009 conference at the Hoover Institution on the “How and Why of Promoting Entrepreneurship Abroad,” results in a policy announcement in Washington.

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cover image for Islamism and the Future of the Christians in the Middle East

The Hoover Institution Announces Four Essays on Islamism

Wednesday, April 14, 2010
Stanford

The Hoover Institution today announced publication of four essays on Islamism and international order: Saudi Arabia and the New Strategic Landscape, by Joshua Teitelbaum; Syria through Jihadist Eyes: The Perfect Enemy, by Nibras Kazimi; The Ideological Struggle for Pakistan, by Ziad Haider; and Islamism and the Future of the Christians in the Middle East, by Habib C. Malik. This diverse group of foreign policy experts highlights different and complex facets of Islamism and the Middle East.

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Abraham D. Sofaer

Ask the Expert: Abe Sofaer

Monday, April 12, 2010

On Wednesday, April 14, Abe Sofaer, the George P. Shultz Distinguished Scholar and Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, hosted a forum with Stanford University students to discuss his new book, The Best Defense? Legitimacy & Preventive Force. (52:42)

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David Brady (left), deputy director and Davies Family Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution and Hoover fellow Thad Kousser.

Hoover Hosts Forum on Politics, Economics, and Society

Thursday, March 25, 2010

A Hoover forum on politics, economics, and society featuring Hoover fellow Thad Kousser was held on March 25. Kousser led a discussion on “California’s Constitutional Crisis.” David Brady, deputy director and Davies Family Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, hosted the event.

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Hoover research fellow Amy Zegart

Hoover Research Fellow Amy Zegart Named to the FBI Intelligence Analysts Association Advisory Board

Wednesday, March 17, 2010
Stanford

The Hoover Institution today congratulated Hoover research fellow, Professor Amy Zegart for having been named to the FBI Intelligence Analysts Association (IAA) external advisory board.

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Prof. Rice’s students conduct mock negotiations on Middle East peace

Prof. Rice’s Students Conduct Mock Negotiations on Middle East Peace, By Theo Milonopoulos

Thursday, March 11, 2010

Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov announced last week that the Middle East Quartet–an international coalition composed of the United States, the United Nations, the European Union, and the Russian Federation–would meet March 19 to discuss the Middle East peace process.

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