The Hoover Institution at 100: Featured Celebrations And Conversations In 2019 About A Century Of Ideas
The Hoover Institution marked one hundred years of its history by expounding its commitment to the ideas of individual, economic, and political freedom; private enterprise; and limited and effective government.
New Books from Hoover Press: Foreign Policy for America in the Twenty-first Century: Alternative Perspectives Edited by Thomas H. Henriksen
Media advisory- Once in a century crisis? How bad? How deep? Robert Rubin, Paul Martin headline Canada 2020 and Financial Times Conference on U.S. financial meltdown
Alan Greenspan calls it a "once in a century crisis."...
This session will discuss the historical sources of prosperity in the United States over the past century and will look at the drivers of prosperity over the next century.
John Ferejohn and Barry Weingast present the
HOOVER COLLECTIVE CHOICE SEMINAR
Professor William Summerhill
Department of History
University of California, Los Angeles
will speak on
"Sovereign Debt and Financial Underdevelopment in 19th-Century Brazil"
Paper available for download as PDF
On April 12, 2011, the Hoover Institution commemorated the hundredth anniversary of the 1911 revolution and the founding of the Chinese republic with the opening of an exhibition of photographs, posters, letters, memorabilia, and audiovisual materials from its library and archives, documenting those momentous events in Chinese history and the ensuing tumultuous century.
Hoover Institution fellow Kenneth Jowitt delivers his thoughts on International Politics in the 21st Century: Odd Mixes versus Simple Fixes...
The after shocks of the earthquake we call the Great War are still being felt today, in the 21st century...
The 20th century was a murderous one, far more so than any other...
This session will discuss the sources of prosperity in the United States over the past century and will look at the drivers of prosperity over the next century. Panelists will also address the ongoing debate about the impact of artificial intelligence and robotics on standards of living and the sets of relevant facts and data to consider.
Many good things have happened both in the United States and worldwide this century. In the U.S., we have the lowest unemployment rate in half a century. Worldwide prosperity is growing so fast that the rate of extreme poverty fell by half between 1990 and 2015, five years ahead of the World Bank’s optimistic goal.
The phrase “21st-century skills” is everywhere in education policy discussions these days, from faculty lounges to the highest echelons of the U.S. education system...
Since you brought up the subject of “21st Century skills,” it seemed like an opportune time to talk a bit about this subject...
As one of the world’s foremost historians of Soviet communism, Hoover fellow Robert Conquest knows all about the dangers of government centralization. After the publication of his latest book, Reflections on a Ravaged Century, he sat down with Karl Zinsmeister to discuss the dangerous impulse toward centralization, which, Conquest reminds us, is still alive and well.
Book Q&A: Kaoru Ueda, Editor Of On A Collision Course: The Dawn Of Japanese Migration In The Nineteenth Century
Kaoru Ueda is curator of the Japanese Diaspora Collection of the Hoover Institution Library & Archives, where she manages the Japanese Diaspora Initiative and the Hoji Shinbun Digital Collection. Ueda is also the editor of On a Collision Course: The Dawn of Japanese Migration in the Nineteenth Century, a new collection of essays by Yasuo Sakata published by Hoover Institution Press. In this interview, Ueda discusses the history of Japan’s open-door policy to the West, the aspirations of Japanese migrant workers living in the United States, and how these issues impacted US immigration policy.
Listen to a panel discussion recorded on March 26th featuring Hoover senior fellows Condoleezza Rice, Niall Ferguson and Stephen Krasner discussing democracy and American foreign policy over the past century.
A Pacific Century Special Edition: the resignation of Japan’s Prime Minister.