Hoover fellow Russell Roberts is using rap music to make the dismal science far less dismal. By Charles Lindsey.
If you’re going to be in Atlanta for the AEA meetings, come see me and come see the world premiere of the Keynes/Hayek rap video. . . .
Here's a midweek bonus podcast on the issue of health care costs that came up recently at EconTalk and here at Cafe Hayek...
The latest episode of EconTalk is this conversation with my co-host here at Cafe Hayek, Don Boudreaux, on the distinction between law and legislation...
We’re building a website that will be the home for the Keynes/Hayek rap video along with interviews with leading macroeconomists and other good stuff. . . .
The closure of the Hoover Tower and exhibit galleries as a result of COVID-19 has underscored the Hoover Institution Library & Archives’ efforts to expand its outreach to online audiences. With this objective in mind, in May 2020, L&A archivists began creating and publishing “HI Stories,” a series of dynamic storytelling features that showcase treasures from Hoover’s more than six thousand collections and one million library volumes and uncover their importance to the record of modern history.
Hungarian ambassador to the United States György Szapáry, along with Eva Voisin, the honorary consul general of Hungary in San Francisco, and Gabor Kaleta from the consulate in Los Angeles, met with Richard Sousa, the director of the library and archives at the Hoover Institution on April 26, 2011. After the meeting, Maciej Siekierski, curator of Hoover’s East European Collection, gave the ambassador a tour of the Hoover Archives, focusing on the Hungarian collections, including publications from the time of the Paris Peace Conference of 1919.
From 2008 to 2009, California experienced its worse economic recession (dubbed by some as the Golden State’s “Great Recession”) since the tax system was first created in the 1930’s.
In the new book Reflections on Allan H. Meltzer’s Contributions to Monetary Economics and Public Policy, Meltzer is memorialized and celebrated by prominent economists in eleven essays. The authors remember the man and reexamine his legacy, including his many contributions to monetary economics and public policy.
The Hoover Institution hosted its Board of Overseer’s winter meeting in Washington, DC, from February 26, 2012, to February 28, 2012. The event began on Sunday evening with six presenters. Fouad Ajami, senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and the cochair of the Herbert and Jane Dwight Working Group on Islamism and the International Order, and Charles Hill, research fellow at the Hoover Institution, gave a talk titled “A Year of Living Dangerously: The Arab Awakening, the American Retreat, and the Dangers for World Order Beyond.”
Now in its fourth year, the Hoover Institution Library & Archives’ Workshop on Political Economy brings together scholars from across the globe to study the history of economic thought using the archives of such notable thinkers as Karl Popper, Milton Friedman, and F.A. Hayek. This year the workshop welcomed Leah Wright Rigueur, Assistant Professor of Public Policy at Harvard University and author of The Loneliness of the Black Republican: Pragmatic Politics and the Pursuit of Power (2015), who presented a keynote address on June 28th.
Hoover Institution Press: The Second Twentieth Century: How the Information Revolution Shapes Business, States, and Nations, by Jean-Jacques Rosa
The worldwide wave of democratization and the nearly total disappearance of communism at the end of the twentieth century were major economic and political changes of our time...
The Hoover Institution marks its centennial in 2019. In recognition of this momentous occasion, a lecture series entitled A Century of Ideas for a Free Society will be launched in March 2019 to showcase the rigorous scholarship and research central to the institution’s mission and values: individual, economic, and political freedom; private enterprise; and limited, effective representative government. These timeless and fundamental values are derived from one hundred years of scholarship, the lessons of history, and a fundamental understanding of the nature of war, revolution, and peace.
A Half Century of Peronism lists many materials relating to Peronism, ranging from books, pamphlets, newsletters, and magazines to letters, tape cassettes, film strips and T-shirts.
In celebration of its centennial, the Hoover Institution opens the exhibition Hoover@100: Ideas Defining A Century in Hoover Tower on October 10, 2019. Founded in 1919 by Herbert Hoover, the Hoover Institution started as a special collections library devoted to the acquisition and study of documents related to the First World War.