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Analysis and Commentary

What Is The Academy’s Role In Evidence-Based Policy Making For Intellectual Property?

Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Hoover Institution, Washington DC

Does the US patent system as currently constituted hold up or push forward the commercialization of technological innovations? Does the US patent system frustrate or facilitate the inventive activities and entrepreneurial processes central to economic growth? The US patent system is a solution to a delicate balancing act where the complete absence of intellectual property rights or the overly broad specification of those rights can thwart innovation. Inventors require the means to earn a return on the years spent perfecting an invention

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Analysis and Commentary

The Foundation Of Liberty: Magna Carta After 800 Years

Thursday, June 25, 2015 to Friday, June 26, 2015
Annenberg Conference Room (Room 105), Lou Henry Hoover Building, Stanford University

This conference will celebrate the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta (signed on June 15, 1215) by bringing together leading scholars in economics, political science, and law to broadly discuss how Magna Carta remains relevant today for understanding how individual liberty and rule of law are perhaps the most essential components for well-functioning societies and growing market economies.

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Analysis and Commentary

The Obama Doctrine: American Grand Strategy Today

Thursday, June 4, 2015
Hoover Institution, The Johnson Center, Washington, DC

The Hoover Institution invites you to a book reception and panel discussion focusing on Colin Dueck's newest book: The Obama Doctrine: American Grand Strategy Today

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The War That Must Never Be Fought, edited by Secretary Shultz and Ambassador James Goodby
Analysis and Commentary

Approaching the Tipping Point: Nuclear Non-Proliferation in 2015

Friday, April 24, 2015
Council on Foreign Relations, New York

A collaboration between the Council of Foreign Relations and the Hoover Institution that convened a group of distinguished panelists to discuss the status of nuclear proliferation, and the upcoming 2015 Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons. Video from this event is now available for public access.

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Poster Collection, UK 524, Hoover Institution Archives
Analysis and Commentary

Remember The Lusitania! Discoveries From The Shipwreck

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 to Sunday, May 24, 2015
Hoover Tower Rotunda

One hundred years ago, on May 7, 1915, the British luxury liner RMS Lusitania sank off the southern coast of Ireland after being torpedoed by a German submarine. Nearly twelve hundred of the men, women, and children on board perished, provoking a firestorm of international condemnation. On the centennial of the Lusitania disaster, the Hoover Institution Library & Archives is mounting a short-term exhibition in the Hoover Tower rotunda. Remember the Lusitania! Discoveries from the Shipwreck will showcase artifacts retrieved from the wreck together with photographs, posters, documents, medals, and maps from Hoover's collections.

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Analysis and Commentary

The Drell Lecture: Rewiring the Pentagon, Charting a New Path on Innovation and Cybersecurity

Thursday, April 23, 2015
CEMEX Auditorium, Stanford University

The Honorable Ashton B. Carter, 25th US Secretary of Defense and former distinguished visiting fellow at the Hoover Institution visited Stanford University on Thursday, April 23rd for a special talk on Rewiring the Pentagon: Charting a New Path on Innovation and Cybersecurity.

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Analysis and Commentary

Conference On Rules For The Lender Of Last Resort

Friday, April 3, 2015
The Hoover Institution, Washington DC

Hosts Charles Calomiris and Allan Meltzer, examine the theory, history, and practical consequences of lender of last resort assistance in a variety of countries and contexts and how to avoid financial bailouts.

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Analysis and Commentary

Modern American Conservatism: Its Roots and Future

Monday, March 16, 2015
The Hoover Institution, Washington DC

On March 16, 2015, the Hoover Institution and the Calvin Coolidge Presidential Foundation hosted a talk about Modern American Conservatism at the Hoover Institution in Washington, D.C.

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Analysis and Commentary

Single-Parent Families: Revisiting the Moynihan Report 50 Years Later

Thursday, March 5, 2015

The Spring 2015 issue of Education Next is dedicated to revisiting on its 50th anniversary Daniel Patrick Moynihan’s 1965 report “The Negro Family: The Case for National Action” (generally referred to as the Moynihan Report). The issue features articles by leading scholars that document changes in family structure over the last 50 years and discuss the policy approaches that might be undertaken to address the social problems that have accompanied these changes.

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Mousque of Al-aqsa in Old Town - Jerusalem, Israel
Analysis and Commentary

Democratic Leadership, Israel, and the Middle East 2015

Wednesday, February 4, 2015
Hoover Institution, Washington DC

The Hoover Institution and the Genesis Prize Foundation hosted a conversation entitled "Democratic Leadership, Israel, and the Middle East 2015" from 5 to 7:30 p.m. eastern time.

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