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Keith Hennessey, a research fellow at the Hoover Institution

Hennessey on the debt ceiling and the budget process

via EconTalk
Monday, July 25, 2011

In this podcast Russell Roberts, a research fellow at the Hoover Institution and EconTalk host, discusses, with Hoover research fellow Keith Hennessey, the politics of the debt ceiling and the budget process.

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Davenport: Public employees by the numbers

via townhall.com
Friday, July 22, 2011

David Davenport, counselor to the director and a research fellow at the Hoover Institution, discusses how many employees it takes to serve the public. How do some cites operate so effectively with few employees?

Terry M. Moe

Moe on the Brian Wilson show

via Brian Wilson and the Afternoon Drive (WSPD)
Thursday, July 21, 2011

Terry Moe, a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and a member of the Institution's Koret Task Force on K–12 education, discusses teachers unions and what they do to public trust.

Blahous on the Morning Briefing

via Morning Briefing with Tim Farley (P.O.T.U.S. - SiriusXM)
Friday, July 15, 2011

Charles Blahous, a research fellow at Hoover who currently serves as one of the two public trustees for the Social Security and Medicare Programs, discusses Social Security reform.

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.

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