The book The Not So Wild, Wild West, coauthored by Hoover Institution senior fellow Terry L. Anderson, has won the Sir Antony Fisher International Memorial Award from the Atlas Economic Research Foundation.
New Books from Hoover Fellows Crony Capitalism and Economic Growth in Latin America Edited by Stephen Haber
Political Institutions and Economic Growth in Latin America: Essays in Policy, History, and Political Economy
Hoover Institution Archives Acquires Papers of Middle East Specialist and Award-winning Journalist John K. Cooley
The papers of John K. Cooley, a veteran journalist who covered the Middle East and North Africa for the Christian Science Monitor and ABC News, have recently been acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives.
Prince Andre Lobanov-Rostovsky was a specialist on Russo-Asian relations and a professor of Russian history at the University of Michigan and the University of California at Los Angeles. Several years ago his papers were donated to the Hoover Archives; that gift has now been followed by his library. Among the interesting and rare books received is a set of publications of the Russian Orthodox Mission in Peking (Beijing).
Eleven more historic California recordings from Hoover collections have been digitized for California Light and Sound, a project of the California Preservation Program. The recordings shed light on Herbert Hoover, Ronald Reagan, Proposition 13, the San Francisco Giants, the proposed peripheral canal, and the construction of the Bay Area Rapid Transit System (BART).
Award winning radio host Hugh Hewitt was broadcasting live from the Hoover Institution Studios, March 2-6, interviewing some of Hoover's top minds. Hugh's nationally syndicated radio show is heard in more then 120 cities across the United States and has over two million listeners. He was recently nominated to partner with CNN to moderate the Republican primary debates for the first time on radio.
Hoover and Becker Friedman Institute Cohost Conference on Economic Consequences of Policy Uncertainty
On September 13, 2016, the Hoover Institution partnered with the Becker Friedman Institute at the University of Chicago to host a daylong conference titled “Elections, Policymaking, and Economic Uncertainty.”
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 patent system and the US economy were the focus of a two-day conference held at the Hoover Institution during May 7–8, 2015. “From Trolls to Thickets: The Patent System and the US Economy” was the fourth in a series of conferences organized by the Hoover Institution Working Group on Intellectual Property, Innovation, and Prosperity (Hoover IP²).
Hoover Institution Press Publishes Strategies For Monetary Policy, Edited By John H. Cochrane And John B. Taylor
The Hoover Institution will publish a new volume, edited by senior fellows John H. Cochrane and John B. Taylor, that reviews the strategies, tools, and communication practices the Federal Reserve system deploys to shape monetary policies for its dual-mandate goals of maximum employment and price stability. Strategies for Monetary Policy is drawn from a May 3, 2019, conference at the Hoover Institution featuring economists, financial experts, and Federal Reserve policy makers.
Selected op-eds written by Hoover fellows in 2008
Political Succession in Russia: 32nd Annual Stanford/Berkeley Conference on Russia, East European and Eurasian Studies
Political succession in Russia was discussed at the 32nd Annual Stanford-Berkeley Conference on Russia, East European and Eurasian Studies held at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, on Friday, March 7. The conference focused on the outcome of the recent presidential election in Russia, when Dmitry Medvedev was elected to succeed Vladimir Putin.
Calling her the “voice of the underprivileged” and a “fighter for people” family and friends of writer and journalist Iris Chang gathered at an unveiling of a bronze statue of her on Thursday, February 1, at the Hoover Institution. The statue, donated by the China Foundation for Human Rights Development, will be on permanent display in the Hoover Archives Reading Room.
“Investigative reporting is finding out things people don’t want you to know,” said media fellow Gary Cohn in his talk “Taking a Local Story Global...
To commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the March on Washington, Americans across the nation are reflecting on the progress of civil rights in the past half century. Three Hoover fellows offer their perspectives on the successes and the failures of the movement.
In a new book by Hoover Institution senior fellow Stephen Haber and Charles Calomiris, Fragile by Design: The Political Origins of Banking Crises and Scarce Credit, the authors argue that bargains made between politicians, bankers, bank shareholders, depositors, debtors, and taxpayers—as much as economic conditions—lead to banking crises. In their book, they write “the politics we see operating everywhere else around us determines whether societies suffer repeated banking crises … or never suffer banking crises.”