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Tammy Frisby is a research fellow at the Hoover Institution.

Frisby on tax reform

via EconTalk
Monday, August 13, 2012

In this podcast Russell Roberts, a research fellow at the Hoover Institution and EconTalk host, discusses, with Tammy Frisby, a research fellow at the Hoover Institution, the likelihood of US tax reform in the near future. Frisby reviews the changes in tax policy during the past thirty years, focusing on the changes of the 1980s by looking at both the economics and the politics of those changes.

Paul Gregory, a Hoover Institution research fellow, holds an endowed professorsh

Gregory discusses Putin and the persecution of protesters in Russia on the John Batchelor Show

via John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Hoover research fellow Paul Gregory discusses Putin, Russia, and the imprisonment of protesters particularly an all-women’s music group who wrote a song protesting Putin’s use of harsh tactics to silence his critics.

Russell D. Roberts

Ober on the ancient Greek economy

via EconTalk
Monday, August 6, 2012

In this podcast Russell Roberts, a research fellow at the Hoover Institution and EconTalk host, discusses, with Josiah Ober of Stanford University, the economy of ancient Greece, particularly Athens. Ober, noting that the standard view of ancient Greece is that it was poor, contends that Greece was actually economically successful and suggests two possible explanations for that success: an open political process that reduced transaction costs and encouraged human capital investment or innovation and cross-fertilization across Greek states.

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Ajami discusses Romney’s visit to the Middle East on the John Batchelor Show

via John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Fouad Ajami, a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and cochair of the Working Group on Islamism and the International Order, discusses Mitt Romney’s relationships with leaders overseas and the reaction to Romney’s trip by the Obama administration.

Scott W. Atlas, MD, is the David and Joan Traitel Senior Fellow at the Hoover In

Scott Atlas on American health care

via EconTalk
Monday, July 30, 2012

In this podcast Russell Roberts, a research fellow at the Hoover Institution and EconTalk host, discusses, with Scott W. Atlas, MD, a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and author of In Excellent Health, the US health care system. Atlas argues that the US health care system is top-notch relative to other countries and that data showing otherwise rely on factors unrelated to health care or on spurious definitions.

Kiron K. Skinner

Skinner discusses the United States on Secure Freedom Radio

via Secure Freedom Radio
Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Kiron K. Skinner, the W. Glenn Campbell Research Fellow and a member of the Shultz-Stephenson Task Force on Energy Policy, both at the Hoover Institution, discusses freedom, individuality, democracy, liberty, Reagan, and the United States.

Kiron K. Skinner

Skinner on the John Batchelor Show

via John Batchelor Show
Monday, July 23, 2012

Kiron K. Skinner, the W. Glenn Campbell Research Fellow and a member of the Shultz-Stephenson Task Force on Energy Policy, both at the Hoover Institution, discusses Syria and under what conditions the United States should get involved on the John Batchelor Show.

Henry I. Miller

Miller on the John Batchelor Show

via Hoover Podcasts
Monday, July 23, 2012

Henry I. Miller, MD, the Robert Wesson Fellow in Scientific Philosophy and Public Policy at the Hoover Institution, discusses James Holmes, the Aurora killings, and mental illness on the John Batchelor Show.

David Brady

Brady on the 2012 US election

via EconTalk
Monday, July 23, 2012

In this podcast Russell Roberts, a research fellow at the Hoover Institution and EconTalk host, discusses, with David Brady, the deputy director and Davies Family Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, the Bowen H. and Janice Arthur McCoy Professor of Political Science and Leadership Values in the Stanford Graduate School of Business, and a professor of political science in the School of Humanities and Sciences, the US November elections. Brady argues that although the economy favors Mitt Romney, the challenger, current polling data gives a slight edge to President Obama in both the popular vote and the Electoral College.

Jack Goldsmith

Goldsmith on the John Batchelor Show

via John Batchelor Show
Thursday, July 19, 2012

Jack Goldsmith, a member of Hoover’s Task Force on National Security and Law, discusses his recent book Power and Constraint and the threats, decisions, and pressures that are part of being commander in chief. Goldsmith notes that the powers our post-9/11 commanders in chief assumed have been met with thousands of barely visible legal and political constraints—enforced by congressional committees, government lawyers, courts, and the media—that have transformed our unprecedentedly powerful presidency into one that is also unprecedentedly accountable.

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