Peter Berkowitz is the Tad and Dianne Taube Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University. In 2019-2021, he served as the Director of the State Department’s Policy Planning Staff, executive secretary of the department's Commission on Unalienable Rights, and senior adviser to the...
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. In addition to conducting its usual business in its semiannual two-day meeting in Washington, the board had the opportunity to hear from leading legislative and judicial officials from the federal government and to learn of the research of selected Hoover fellows.
Finding aids to the collections described below are now available through the Online Archive of California.
Hoover Institution Fellows Edward P. Lazear and Paul M. Romer Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Hoover Institution Press: In Free Markets under Siege Hoover Fellow Richard Epstein Looks at How the U.S. Economy Has Been Shaped by the Constitution
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.
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).
On March 30, the Hoover Institution’s Working Group on Global Markets convened a one-day policy workshop on the future of central banking.
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).
British And European Politics Expert And Hoover Institution Emeritus Senior Fellow Gerald A. Dorfman Dies At 81
Gerald A. Dorfman, emeritus senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and professor (by courtesy) of political science at Stanford University, passed away at the age of 81 on March 15, 2021. In a career spanning fifty years, Dorfman was an authority on British and European politics, including the European Union. He had also served as associate director for research at the Hoover Institution and had an interest in US foreign policy and international relations.
Viewed as one of the most controversial pieces of labor legislation in the last 60 years, the Employee Free Choice Act has “some of the worst possible consequences for the workplace—and through it for the overall economy,” says Hoover fellow Richard A. Epstein.