With the annual number of immigrants to the United States at an all-time high, the debate over immigration has reached a fevered pitch. Do today's immigrants come to this country just to go on welfare? Will immigration forever change America's ethnic, cultural, and political landscape?
In a new exhibition entitled Glimpses: British Visions of War & Peace, a selection of topics on 20th century British history demonstrates the richness and variety of the Hoover Institution Library & Archives’ holdings on modern Britain. The exhibition was produced by the students in a Stanford History Department class taught by Peter Stansky, Frances and Charles Field Professor of History emeritus, in the spring quarter of 2016.
During the Second World War, President Franklin Roosevelt, Premier Joseph Stalin, and Prime Minister Winston Churchill exchanged hundreds of cables and held two summit meetings, coordinating the vast allied effort to defeat Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan. Panelists will discuss why the peaceful new international order that the three agreed to establish after the conflict turned instead into the Cold War.
The past century has witnessed dramatic improvements in the standard of living in the United States. Panelists will discuss the role that free markets, property rights, innovation, regulation, and national security have played in this remarkable advancement in human well-being.
Mickey Levy, Chief Economist, Americas and Asia at Berenberg Capital Markets, and Charles Plosser, former President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia will speak on the topic: The Fed’s New Policy Framework and the Markets.
Eric Leeper, the Paul Goodloe McIntire Professor in Economics at the University of Virginia, presented “How to Stop Deflation with Fiscal Policy: Past Lessons for the Future.” John Cochrane, the Rose-Marie and Jack Anderson Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, was the discussant, and John Taylor, the Mary and Robert Raymond Professor of Economics at Stanford University, and the George P. Shultz Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, was the moderator.
Joint Conference of the Brookings Institution and the Hoover Institution:
The Hoover Institution and CISAC have joined forces to address whether information systems may be protected more effectively through international cooperation than efforts by individual states presently permit.
HOOVER INSTITUTION AND MANHATTAN INSTITUTE PRESENT
From color-blind to color-consciousness—a counterproductive approach to racial equality?
The Hoover Institution hosted a symposium titled "Will Iran Be the Next Iraq?" to discuss the prospects of democracy in Iran. The symposium took place March 15 in Washington, D.C.
Martin Feldstein, senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, the George F. Baker Professor of Economics at Harvard University and President Emeritus of the National Bureau of Economic Research, presented “the Future of Economic Growth in the United States.”
Steve Davis, the William H. Abbott Professor of International Business and Economics at the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business, discussed “The Social Impact of Private Equity over the Economic Cycle” with John Haltiwanger, Kyle Handley, Ben Lipsius, Josh Lerner, and Javier Miranda.
Kevin Hassett, Distinguished Visiting Fellow at Hoover and former Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, discussed “An Evaluation of the Economics Effects of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017.”
Hoover IP² partnered with Liege Competition and Innovation Center and Center for Intellectual Property
The Hoover Institution hosted "Is Advanced Placement Good for Everyone? A Discussion with Partisans and Doubters" on Monday, December 9, 2019 from 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM EST.
Robert Kaplan, President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, discussed “Economic Conditions and the Path of Monetary Policy,” and Randal Quarles, Vice Chair for Supervision at the Federal Reserve Board and Chair of the Financial Stability Board, discussed “Supervision and Regulation in the US and the World in the Time of COVID,” with John Taylor moderating
Darrell Duffie, the Adams Distinguished Professor of Management and Professor of Finance at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, spoke on "Reserves Were Not So Ample After All: Evidence from the U.S. Treasury Repo Market,” a paper with Adam Copeland and Yilin Yang. William Nelson, Chief Economist at the Bank Policy Institute, was the discussant and John Taylor, the Mary and Robert Raymond Professor of Economics at Stanford University, and the George P. Shultz Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, was the moderator.
Frank Smets, Director General of the European Central Bank, presented his paper "The Euro Area: Effects of State-Dependent Forward Guidance, Large-Scale Asset Purchases, and Fiscal Stimulus in a Low-Interest-Rate Environment,” with Gunter Coenen and Carlos Montes- Galdon). Monika Piazzesi, the Joan Kenney Professor of Economics at Stanford, was the discussant and John Taylor, the Mary and Robert Raymond Professor of Economics at Stanford University, and the George P. Shultz Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, was the moderator.
From Trolls to Thickets: The Patent System and the US Economy
Presenters: Kern Alexander, M.P. Azevedo, Rodgin Cohen, Darrell Duffie, Randall Guynn, Richard Herring, Tom Huertas, Eva Hüpkes, Thomas Jackson, Jan Krahnen, Harvey Miller, Roberta Romano, Daniel Ryan, David Schraa, John Simonson, David Skeel, David Wall, Peter Wallison