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The Status of the Welfare State in a Free-Market Society: A Review of Intellectual Controversies since World War Ⅱ

Thursday, August 29, 2019

In the Western world, it is widely acknowledged that the Welfare state has gradually eroded since the end of the 1970s due to a range of liberalization and deregulation policies, such as the privatization of social insurance schemes, the decentralization of Welfare services or increases in competition between Welfare providers.

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Hoover Institution Fellow Launches National Research Survey To Understand Hidden Values

Thursday, August 29, 2019
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

How valuable are the things that money cannot buy? Dr. Tim Kane, a research fellow at the Hoover Institution, is running a week-long research survey to find out. This survey, in the format of an “economic beauty contest,” as described by economist John Maynard Keynes, is open to all American adults during the first full week of September. One hundred dollars in Amazon gift certificates will be awarded to each of one hundred people judged to have the most insightful answers.

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George Garvy Papers: A New Collection Added to the Library & Archives

Thursday, August 22, 2019

George Garvy (1913–1987) was an economist and the son of Petr A. Garvi, a prominent Menshevik activist of the early 20th century. The collection contains materials from three generations of the Garvy family but mainly relates to George and Petr.

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Boot Camp Prepares Students For Policy-Making Roles

Monday, August 26, 2019
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

A look at the 2019 Summer Policy Boot Camp.

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“Defining Moments” Charts Hoover Institution’s History, Impact

Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Commemorating the Hoover Institution’s centennial, the new book Defining Moments: The First One Hundred Years of the Hoover Institution by Bertrand M. Patenaude outlines its origins, evolution, and policy impact over one hundred years of global change.

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“Women of the Gulag” Wins Documentary Film Award

Thursday, August 8, 2019
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Women of the Gulag, a documentary film based on Hoover Fellow Paul Gregory's Hoover Institution Press book of the same title, has been named has been named Best Short Documentary at the 2019 Reykjavík Film Festival.

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New Book: “China's Influence And American Interests”

Tuesday, August 6, 2019
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

While Americans are generally aware of China’s ambitions as a global economic and military superpower, few understand just how deeply and assertively that country has already sought to influence American society.

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Newly Acquired Russian Periodicals Come to Hoover

Thursday, August 1, 2019

As curator, I have seen some spectacular collections come into the Hoover Archives. But only Petrie’s words could relay my feelings when I opened a newly delivered box that had arrived in the mail containing the slender bound volume containing several issues of ...

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Hoover Institution Director to Retire in 2020

Monday, July 22, 2019
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Thomas W. Gilligan will be retiring as the director of the Hoover Institution at the end of his current term, in August 2020. The Hoover Institution bylaws outline the director search process, including the selection of a 10-member committee made up of Hoover Board of Overseers members, Hoover senior fellows, and members of the Stanford community to conduct a nationwide search for Gilligan’s successor. A new director is expected to be in place by the beginning of the 2020-21 academic year.

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Li Rui Papers Open For Research

Friday, July 12, 2019

The Hoover Institution Library & Archives is pleased to announce that the papers of prominent Chinese historian and politician Li Rui are now open for research. Consisting of correspondence, diaries, meeting minutes...

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