Angus Burgin's video of his keynote address at the first annual workshop on political economy.
Hoover fellow Russell Roberts is using rap music to make the dismal science far less dismal. By Charles Lindsey.
As of late 2016, the adult work rate in America was still at its lowest level in more than 30 years. To put things another way: If our nation’s work rate today were back up to its start-of-the-century highs, well over 10 million more Americans would currently have paying jobs.
The Coronavirus, Taiwan Elections, and the Trade Deal.
Can the US Hold China Responsible for the Pandemic?
Will China benefit from the Coronavirus disruption?
There’s a debate going on in the punditsphere about whether America is ungovernable. . . .
I haven’t posted as much as usual over the last three weeks and I wanted to let you know what I’ve been up to...
My colleague Bryan Caplan at EconLog on how economics is evolving: I've studied economics for over twenty years...
A number of folks have asked me (Sam Grove in the comments to this post, for example) for my impression of how the piece on the NewsHour came out relative to the actual interview, its fairness, etc. . . .
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. . . .
The roots of conservatism go back to philosophers of the 17 and 18th centuries, such as John Locke, David Hume, and Adam Smith...
Matt Ridley, author of The Rational Optimist, insists that we humans must face the truth about ourselves—no matter how good it might be. An interview with Peter Robinson.
Hoover fellow Michael Spence ponders India, China, and the one essential element in economic growth: innovation. An interview with Peter Robinson.
. . . May be paved with good intentions, but Greece has run into a ditch. California, unfortunately, seems to be close behind. By Victor Davis Hanson.
The Hoover Institution Press released Central Bank Governance & Oversight Reform, a book featuring distinguished scholars and policymakers who discuss key questions about the Federal Reserve.
And if they put their new freedoms to work, they won’t even remain poor. By Gary S. Becker.
The profit motive is good—for more reasons than you might think. By Hoover fellow David R. Henderson.
Lawrence Summers, President Emeritus and Charles W. Eliot University Professor at Harvard University, and former U.S. treasury secretary, talked about “Responsible Nationalism.”