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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.
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.
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.
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...
The Western media tell us that China’s leaders haven’t changed much in the past twenty years, and they may well be right. What has changed is the China around them. By Hoover media fellow William McGurn.
The Hoover Institution hosted the Board of Overseers’ Summer Meeting on July 12–14, 2011.
On Tuesday evening, Hoover fellows discussed topics relating to defense, global issues, entitlements, and the state of the economy. Victor Davis Hanson and Bruce Thornton’s speech was titled “America Abroad: Appeasement or Deterrence?” David Brady and John Cogan’s presentation was titled “Entitlements, Debt and Electoral Politics: How Did We Get Where We Are–and Where Do We Go from Here?” In their speech titled “The Road Ahead for the Fed: Two Years Later,” John Taylor and Kevin Warsh discussed the state of the economy today.
Though economics as a discipline arose in Great Britain and France at the end of the eighteenth century, it has taken two centuries to reach the threshold of scientific rationality...
Recent Visiting Fellow Uses Hoover Archives to Revisit the Field of Comparative Economic Systems and the Problem of Assessing Soviet Economies
Visiting research fellow Paul Dragos Aligica uses the archives at Hoover for the comparative analysis of economic systems.
These are exciting though scary revolutionary times, akin to the constant acrimony in the fourth-century BC polis, mid-nineteenth century revolutionary Europe, or — perhaps in a geriatric replay — the 1960s. . . .
Behind the headlines lies an old and basic question: in the clash between Islamism and the nation-state, who will win? By Charles Hill.
Does Wall Street's meltdown presage the end of the American century?...
The explosive growth of China's links to Latin America in recent years are but the latest developments in a history that reaches back to the Spanish colonial empire in the early-16th century...
It has become media orthodoxy to suggest that the era of US hegemony is slowly slipping away and migrating to Asia – with China as its locus – as we proceed into the heart of the 21st century. There is, however, a competing narrative, one recently expressed on ForeignPolicy.com by Michael Auslin, who makes the case that the “Asian Century” “is ending far faster than anyone could have predicted.”
The other day I sought a respite from current events by re-reading some of the writings of 18th century British statesman Edmund Burke...
The roots of conservatism go back to philosophers of the 17 and 18th centuries, such as John Locke, David Hume, and Adam Smith...
Chairman Hebert Dwight convened the meeting of the Hoover Institution Board of Overseers at the Willard InterContinental hotel in Washington, DC, on Sunday, February 24, 2013.
Director Thomas W. Gilligan looks ahead to the Hoover Institution’s centenary and to another century of defending America’s core values.