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Hoover Symposium: Examining Infrastructure Financing

Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Everyone needs airports, roads and bridges, but how to invest in infrastructure and services with a decent rate of return is a challenge.

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Victor Davis Hanson: US-China Confrontation Will Define Global Order

Monday, May 20, 2019
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

The United States is at a crossroads with an increasingly aggressive China, which could define America’s security and the international order for decades to come, Hoover scholar Victor Davis Hanson says.

 

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New George Shultz Book Explores The Future

Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

In his new Hoover Institution Press book, Thinking about the Future, George P. Shultz reflects on more than half a century of public service to offer solutions to some of America’s most pressing contemporary problems.

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Experts Brief Supporters about Freedom’s Resilience and Today’s Challenges at 2019 Spring Retreat

Monday, May 13, 2019
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

The Hoover Institution’s 2019 Spring Retreat offered more than four hundred supporters one reminder after another about their essential role in sustaining the ideas that keep our free society flourishing. Hoover fellows and an important guest speaker reminded the group that freedom is resilient—yet under constant pressure.

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Davenport: ‘War Metaphor’ Warps US Policymaking

Friday, May 10, 2019
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

America’s political leaders no longer deliberate and compromise over the best policy solutions, but instead seek total victory in political battles and wars, all at a great cost to the nation, says Hoover scholar David Davenport.

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Minimum Wage Laws Hurt Those They Claim To Help

Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Minimum wage laws are job-killing policies that create barriers to prosperity and fail to reflect the most basic understanding of supply and demand economics, says Lee Ohanian, an economist at the Hoover Institution.

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New Book Examines How Public Policy Becomes War

Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

America’s political leaders no longer deliberate over the best policy solutions but instead seek victory in political battles and wars, all at a great cost to the nation, says Hoover Institution research fellow David Davenport.

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Exploring Strategies For Monetary Policy

Monday, May 6, 2019
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Top economists and policy makers discussed the efficacy of different approaches to monetary policy at the Hoover Institution on May 3. More than 180 people attended the sixth annual Monetary Policy Conference – titled “Strategies for Monetary Policy: A Policy Conference” – in the David and Joan Traitel Building’s Hauck Auditorium. Hoover economist John Taylor organized the event, which included formal presentations, policy panels, and in-depth discussions by academic researchers, market participants, members of the media, and policy makers from the Federal Reserve.

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Eric Wakin (right), Hoover deputy director and director of the Library & Archives, chaired and moderated the discussion
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Hoover Hosts Event To Discuss Life And Legacy Of Li Rui, Chairman Mao’s Personal Secretary And Biggest Critic

Thursday, May 2, 2019

The Hoover Library & Archives hosted a special event on April 22, 2019, to discuss the life and legacy of Li Rui, an old-guard Communist who became a revisionist historian and standard-bearer for liberal values in China.

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Media Roundtable Focuses on China, National Security

Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

A recent media roundtable at the Hoover Institution featured discussions between journalists and Hoover scholars on US foreign policy toward China and other national security issues.

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