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John B. Taylor

Taylor discusses the debt ceiling with Hugh Hewitt

via Hugh Hewitt Show
Tuesday, July 12, 2011

John Taylor, the George P. Shultz Senior Fellow in Economics at the Hoover Institution and the Mary and Robert Raymond Professor of Economics at Stanford University, discusses the debt ceiling and what would happen and who would get paid if the ceiling were not raised.

John B. Taylor

Taylor on fiscal and monetary policy

via EconTalk
Monday, July 18, 2011

In this podcast Russell Roberts, a research fellow at the Hoover Institution and EconTalk host, discusses, with John Taylor, the George P. Shultz Senior Fellow in Economics at the Hoover Institution and the Mary and Robert Raymond Professor of Economics at Stanford University, the state of the economy and the prospects for recovery.

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Davenport: The changing family

via townhall.com
Friday, July 15, 2011

David Davenport, counselor to the director and a research fellow at the Hoover Institution, notes that only 23% of children grow up in traditional households. Davenport worries that the new living arrangements and structures of families may not bode well for children.

Russell D. Roberts

Banerjee on poverty and poor economics

via EconTalk
Monday, July 11, 2011

In this podcast Russell Roberts, a research fellow at the Hoover Institution and EconTalk host, discusses, with Abhijit Banerjee of MIT, Banerjee's book (coauthored with Esther Duflo) Poor Economics. The conversation begins with how randomized control trials (a particular kind of social experiment) have been used to measure the effectiveness of various types of aid to the poor.

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Davenport: Superman, citizen of the world

via townhall.com
Tuesday, July 5, 2011

David Davenport, counselor to the director and a research fellow at the Hoover Institution, notes that perhaps you missed Action Comics #900; if so, in it Superman has renounced his American citizenship, saying “truth, justice and the American way—it’s not enough anymore.” Now he wants to be a “citizen of the world.”

Russell D. Roberts

Skeel on bankruptcy and the auto industry bailout

via EconTalk
Monday, July 4, 2011

In this podcast Russell Roberts, a research fellow at the Hoover Institution and EconTalk host, discusses, with David Skeel of the University of Pennsylvania Law School, bankruptcy and the government bailout of the auto industry.

Kori Schake is a research fellow at the Hoover Institution

Blasting sacred cows with an army howitzer: Could cuts in military spending go in place of tax increases?

via Patt Morrison (KPCC)
Monday, June 27, 2011

Kori Schake, a research fellow at the Hoover Institution and an associate professor of international security studies at the United States Military Academy, discusses, with KPCC’s Patt Morrison, why some congressional Republicans are pushing for significant cuts in military spending, going against the conservative archetype of protecting the Pentagon’s budget at all costs.

Russell D. Roberts

Otteson on Adam Smith

via EconTalk
Monday, June 27, 2011

In this podcast Russell Roberts, a research fellow at the Hoover Institution and EconTalk host, discusses, with James Otteson of Yeshiva University, Adam Smith. The conversation begins with a brief sketch of David Hume and his influence on Smith and then turns to the so-called Adam Smith problem.

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Davenport on a government without limits

via townhall.com
Wednesday, June 22, 2011

David Davenport, research fellow at the Hoover Institution, discusses the ballot proposition for this fall to make circumcision of male babies illegal. In creating what proponents call a human right, they are willing to throw away family and religious rights.

Clint Bolick

Bolick discusses the Fourteenth Amendment

via Here and Now (KJZZ)
Thursday, June 23, 2011

Clint Bolick, research fellow at the Hoover Institution and director of the Goldwater Institute Center for Constitutional Litigation in Phoenix, talks with Here and Now's Steve Goldstein about his book, Death Grip: Loosening the Law's Stranglehold over Economic Liberty. The book examines a Supreme Court case that changed the interpretation of the Fourteenth Amendment and argues that people should be working to reverse a court decision made in 1873.

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