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Analysis and Commentary

Effects Of Refugee Students On Non-Refugee Students

by Paul E. Petersonvia The Education Exchange
Monday, April 30, 2018

After a devastating earthquake struck Haiti in January 2010, thousands of Haitians moved to the U.S. and enrolled their children in school here. David Figlio, Dean of the School of Education and Social Policy at Northwestern University, joins Paul E. Peterson to discuss his research on the impact these Haitian refugee students had on the non-refugee students who were already attending those schools.

Policy Seminar with David Leal

Monday, March 12, 2018
Annenberg Conference Room
David Leal, Professor of Government at the University of Texas at Austin, gave a talk on "Is Demographic Change Inevitable, and Inevitably Beneficial to Democrats?"
In the News

Thomas Sowell's Last Word?

featuring Thomas Sowellvia American Thinker
Saturday, April 28, 2018

Discrimination and Disparities by Thomas Sowell, Basic Books, New York, March 20, 2018 (143 pages, $28.00, hardcover) "Just the facts, ma'am." That was Joe Friday's interrogation refrain on Dragnet. The same comment could serve as the subtitle of Thomas Sowell's recent book, Discrimination and Disparities

In the News

Thomas Sowell On How Past Events Must Only Be Judged Within The Constraints Of Their Particular Times And Places

quoting Thomas Sowellvia AEI
Friday, April 27, 2018

Once again, Thomas Sowell’s writing demonstrates his masterful “idea density” and his amazing ability to pack more profound thought and wisdom into a single sentence than is usually contained in multiple paragraphs, and more perception and insight in several paragraphs than is usually contained in an entire chapter or even an entire book!

In the News

New For Spring From Folio Society

featuring Niall Fergusonvia Fine Books & Collection
Thursday, April 26, 2018

Vicki Traino, PR director for The Folio Society, made the transatlantic voyage from London to Manhattan last month, only to be greeted by a winter nor’easter rather than springtime blossoms. No matter, Traino was in town to talk about forthcoming publications from Folio, a welcome harbinger of a warmer season.


Should You Be Optimistic About America's Future? Q&A with Russ Roberts: Podcast

interview with Russell Robertsvia Reason
Thursday, April 26, 2018
Hoover Institution fellow Russell Roberts talks about intellectual and ideological blind spots of professional economists, the social impact of opioid abuse and economic disruption, and the insights that literature provides beyond social science.
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Area 45: North Korea – No Nukes?

interview with Thomas H. Henriksenvia Area 45
Thursday, April 26, 2018

What is at stake on the Korean peninsula? Can we trust AND verify?

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The Libertarian: The Behaviorist Temptation

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Thursday, April 26, 2018

Behavioral economics claims it can compensate for human irrationality — but the solution may be worse than the problem.


Thomas Sowell On The Limbaugh Letter

interview with Thomas Sowellvia The Limbaugh Letter
Thursday, April 26, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Thomas Sowell discusses his recent book Discrimination and Disparities.

Hoover senior fellow Thomas Sowell
Analysis and Commentary

Tom Sowell Still Going Strong

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Dave Rubin has an excellent 46-minute interview with my Hoover colleague Thomas Sowell. Sowell has such a compelling and attractive personality in this interview, along with his ability to pull out simple but telling facts There are so many things to quote, but why quote them?


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