The Hoover Institution hosted its annual Board of Overseers’ summer meeting during July 9–11, 2013.
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?
Chairman Hebert Dwight convened the meeting of the Hoover Institution Board of Overseers at the Willard InterContinental hotel in Washington, DC, on Sunday, February 24, 2013.
Almost 200 leaders in business and academe gathered June 19 and 20 at the Hoover Institution to discuss intellectual capital and its impact on business strategy, legal protections, and global competitiveness.
The Hoover Institution hosted "Tools of Regulatory Reform: Maintaining Executive and Constitutional Order" on Friday, June 21, 2019 from 8:30 AM to 4:15 PM EDT.
The leading technology and Internet-based companies are dominant forces in the economic and cultural development of the era. They also have a vital role to play in cybersecurity and national security. This Symposium will bring together a range of people at the vital center of developing rules and parameters on these issues to debate and discuss how we might succeed in this area.
Does the US patent system hold up or push forward the commercialization of technological innovations?
Casey Mulligan, Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago, discussed “The Employer Penalty, Voluntary Compliance, and the Size Distribution of Firms: Evidence from a Survey of Small Businesses.”
Does the US patent system as currently constituted hold up or push forward the commercialization of technological innovations? Does the US patent system frustrate or facilitate the inventive activities and entrepreneurial processes central to economic growth? The US patent system is a solution to a delicate balancing act where the complete absence of intellectual property rights or the overly broad specification of those rights can thwart innovation. Inventors require the means to earn a return on the years spent perfecting an invention