Renewing Indigenous Economics Forum talk by James A. Robinson Professor, University of Chicago, on Why Indian Nations Fail on Monday, September 24, 2018 at Stauffer Auditorium, Hoover Institution, Stanford University.
How should conservatives think about executive power? For the last seven years, conservatives have largely criticized President Obama for asserting presidential and administrative power in lieu of — even contrary to — federal statutes.
Swedish author and historian Bengt Jangfeldt spoke Tuesday to a packed Stauffer auditorium on the heroic actions and tragic fate of the young Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg, who saved the lives of tens of thousands of Jews in Hungary during World War II.
Ken Judd, the Paul H. Bauer Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, discussed his work on “Optimal Carbon Policy with Business Cycle and Climate Risks” and presented his paper, “The Social Cost of Carbon with Economic and Climate Risks,” joint with joint with Yongyang Cai (Hoover Institution) and Thomas Lontzek (University of Zurich).
"Is Iran ready to become a democracy?" asked Larry Diamond, Hoover senior fellow, in opening the conference. Participants addressed this question through presentations and discussions in several panel sessions. In addition, Shirin Ebadi, recipient of the 2003 Nobel Peace Prize, was the keynote speaker at a reception and dinner May 20.
Lawrence Summers, President Emeritus and Charles W. Eliot University Professor at Harvard University, and former U.S. treasury secretary, talked about “Responsible Nationalism.”