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Restoring Quality Health Care

by Scott W. Atlasvia Books by Hoover Fellows
Monday, October 26, 2015

Time is of the essence. America’s aging population will increasingly require medical care at an unprecedented level. Although extraordinary advances in technology offer great promise, the current trajectory of the health system, particularly under Obamacare, threatens both the sustainability of the system and the innovation essential to reaching its full potential.

Autocracy and Redistribution: The Politics of Land Reform

by Michael Albertus
Tuesday, October 20, 2015

When and why do countries redistribute land to the landless? What political purposes does land reform serve, and what place does it have in today's world? A longstanding literature dating back to Aristotle and echoed in important recent works holds that redistribution should be both higher and more targeted at the poor under democracy. Yet comprehensive historical data to test this claim has been lacking. This book shows that land redistribution – the most consequential form of redistribution in the developing world – occurs more often under dictatorship than democracy.

Helena Paderewska's memoirs are now available from the Hoover Press
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Helena Paderewska: Memoirs, 1910–1920

by Maciej Siekierskivia Books by Hoover Fellows
Thursday, October 15, 2015

An international adventure for freedom.

Making Failure Feasible Proposes Bold New Monetary Reforms
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Making Failure Feasible

by Thomas Jackson, Kenneth E. Scott, John B. Taylorvia Books by Hoover Fellows
Thursday, October 15, 2015

In 2012, building off work first published in 2010, the Resolution Project proposed that a new Chapter 14 be added to the Bankruptcy Code, exclusively designed to deal with the reorganization or liquidation of the nation's large financial institutions.

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Andrei Sakharov: The Conscience of Humanity

by George P. Shultz, Sidney D. Drellvia Books by Hoover Fellows
Monday, October 5, 2015

Andrei Sakharov holds an honored place in the pantheon of the world's greatest scientists, reformers, and champions of human rights.

International Security

American Contempt for Liberty

by Walter E. Williamsvia Books by Hoover Fellows
Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Throughout history, personal liberty, free markets, and peaceable, voluntary exchange have been roundly denounced by tyrants and often greeted with suspicion by the general public.

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American Umpire

by Elizabeth Cobbsvia Books by Hoover Fellows
Wednesday, March 6, 2013

As the presiding superpower, the United States has frequently been labeled an empire whose actions, constructive, destructive, and benign have deep consequences on the world stage. In her latest book, Hoover Research Fellow Elizabeth Cobbs argues that since the nation's formation, the United States has performed the role of umpire, compelling the nations of the world to adhere to rules that have gradually formed the norms of modern statecraft.

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Free Market Environmentalism For The Next Generation

by Terry Andersonvia Books by Hoover Fellows
Thursday, April 30, 2015

Free Market Environmentalism for the Next Generation provides an optimistic way of thinking about how to link dynamic environments to dynamic economies.

The War That Must Never Be Fought

via Hoover Press
Thursday, March 12, 2015

The War That Must Never Be Fought borrows its title from President Ronald Reagan's State of the Union message of 1984 in which he declared "a nuclear war cannot be won and must never be fought.”  He was prepared to challenge theories about nuclear deterrence, which were even then outdated. The essays in this book reveal how much more complex the issue that Reagan raised has become.

In the News

Game Changers: Energy on the Move

featuring George P. Shultzvia Council on Foreign Relations
Friday, February 20, 2015

This short book offers a window into research and development taking place at MIT, Stanford, and other U.S. universities that in the next decade or two might revolutionize the production and consumption of energy. New ideas are emerging in five main areas: shale gas, solar photovoltaics, electricity storage, electric cars, and LED lighting.