Wait a minute, isn't this the 21st?...
In this podcast Russell Roberts, a research fellow at the Hoover Institution and EconTalk host, discusses, with Angus Burgin of Johns Hopkins University and the author of the Great Persuasion, the idea in his book—the return of free market economics in the aftermath of the Great Depression.
Today's huge global energy problems in no small measure reflect the essentially 19th-century business plans that three of the world's largest industries still pursue. . . .
George Shultz on how to understand China’s future.
Why Hanoi was not a failure; and whether the focus of the US-China trade deal should be on the theft of American inventions instead of tariffs and trade deficits.
Hoover fellow and historian Niall Ferguson on China, Trump, and Trade.
Pacific Century: Richard McGregor, The Party, And Pushback Against Xi Jinping? Also, South Korea And Japan Trade War Heats Up
Author Richard McGregor discusses what keeps Xi Jinping on top, but is Xi facing a fall?
The Coronavirus, Taiwan Elections, and the Trade Deal.
Can the US Hold China Responsible for the Pandemic?
The Coronavirus Cannot Lockdown Power Politics in Asia .
Misha and John Talk with a Congressional Leader on China.
Why Here, Why Now? Why Did The United States Enjoy Dramatic Improvements In The Standard Of Living During The Last Century?
Hoover Institution economists John Cogan, Lee Ohanian, Terry Anderson, and George Shultz examine the causes for and the reasons behind so many improvements being made to the quality of life in the United States over the past century. They analyze the role that free markets, property rights, innovation, regulation, taxes, and national security played in these remarkable achievements.
Will China benefit from the Coronavirus disruption?
Let me stick my neck out...
Olympic medals reflect individual achievement but you can ignore the meaningless blather about which nation wins the final medal count...
In the same week that the US Treasury Secretary sank to one knee to implore a congressional leader to vote for the $US700 billion ($890 billion) package to save the American economy, Colonel Zhai Zhigang became the first Chinese astronaut to walk in space...
If one had to pinpoint the birth of globalization, a good bet would be Aug. 15, 1971, when President Richard Nixon dropped the U.S. dollar's convertibility to gold...
A cartoon from the Sept. 12, 1888 issue of Puck magazine kicks off "A Tale of Two Tariff Commissions and One Dubious 'Globalization Backlash,'" a 2002 exercise in economic history by Stephen Meardon, an economics professor at Williams College...
Nobel laureate and Hoover fellow Milton Friedman evaluates Alan Greenspan’s job performance, analyzes the role of the International Monetary Fund in the Asian financial meltdown, and explains how to fix Social Security—all in less than three thousand words.