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Russell D. Roberts

Bruce Meyer on the middle class, poverty, and inequality

via EconTalk
Monday, October 3, 2011

In this podcast Russell Roberts, a research fellow at the Hoover Institution and EconTalk host, discusses, with Bruce Meyer of the University of Chicago, the middle class, poverty, and inequality. Many economists and pundits argue that the middle class has made little or no economic progress during the last thirty years, that poverty rates are stagnant or rising, and that inequality has increased dramatically.

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Terry Anderson on the John Batchelor Show

via John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Terry Anderson, the John and Jean De Nault Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution and the executive director of PERC—the Property and Environment Research Center, a think tank in Bozeman, Montana--discusses the environment and how to get the incentives right to find alternatives that are sustainable and profitable.

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Davenport discusses a central part of the Palestinian identity on Secure Freedom Radio

via Secure Freedom Radio
Tuesday, September 27, 2011

David Davenport, counselor to the director and a research fellow at the Hoover Institution, gives a legal lesson on the qualifications for statehood. Currently in international law, there is no clearly defined test to determine whether a territory is or is not a state.

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Walberg on free markets with Mike Beitler

via Heartland Institute
Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Herbert Walberg, a distinguished visiting fellow at the Hoover Institution and a member of the Koret Task Force on K–12 Education, discusses education reform and his latest book, Advancing Student Achievement, which you can read about here.

Russell D. Roberts

Rosenberg on the nature of economics

via EconTalk
Monday, September 26, 2011

In this podcast Russell Roberts, a research fellow at the Hoover Institution and EconTalk host, discusses, with Alex Rosenberg of Duke University, the scientific nature of economics.

Russell D. Roberts

Roberts discusses Obama’s deficit reduction plan on NPR’s On Point

via On Point (NPR)
Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Russell Roberts, a research fellow at the Hoover Institution and a professor of economics and the J. Fish and Lillian F. Smith Distinguished Scholar at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University, discusses debt, taxes, and Obama’s deficit reduction plan.

Abraham D. Sofaer

Sofaer discusses a Palestinian bid for UN membership on KQED’s Forum

via Forum with Michael Krasny (KQED)
Monday, September 19, 2011

Abraham Sofaer, who served as legal adviser to the US Department of State from 1985 to 1990 and was appointed the first George P. Shultz Distinguished Scholar and Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, discusses how the Palestinian bid for full UN membership might affect the stalled Middle East peace process and the domestic political landscape.

Russell D. Roberts

Garett Jones on the stimulus

via EconTalk
Monday, September 19, 2011

In this podcast Russell Roberts, a research fellow at the Hoover Institution and EconTalk host, discusses, with Garett Jones of George Mason University, the workers who were hired with money from the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: the stimulus package. The conversation includes a discussion of the labor market generally and why the stimulus spending may not have been effective.

Josef Joffe

Joffe discusses, on NPR, whether countries benefit from the Eurozone despite the debt crisis

via Morning Edition (NPR)
Thursday, September 15, 2011

Josef Joffe, the Marc and Anita Abramowitz Fellow in International Relations at the Hoover Institution and publisher/editor of the German weekly Die Zeit, notes that debt-ridden countries such as Greece “can't be on the dole forever.” Joffe discusses the cultural clashes of the Eurozone and the problems that stem from the Eurozone’s inception when a monetary union was created but not a fiscal union.

Keith Hennessey, a research fellow at the Hoover Institution

Hennessey discusses economic policy on the Morning Show

via Morning Show (WMOX)
Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Keith Hennessey, a research fellow at the Hoover Institution and a lecturer at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, discusses the federal budget process, the debt debate, and economic policy.

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