The Hoover Institution hosted its annual Board of Overseers’ summer meeting during July 9–11, 2013.
The program began on Tuesday evening with before-dinner remarks by Paul D. Clement, a partner at Bancroft PLLC. Clement served as the forty-third solicitor general of the United States from June 2005 until June 2008. He has argued more than sixty-five cases before the US Supreme Court. During Clement’s speech, titled “Federalism in the Roberts Court,” he talked about the revitalization of federalism in the Rehnquist court “imposing some limits on the federal government’s power vis-a-vis the states.”
Richard Epstein, the Peter and Kirsten Bedford Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, analyzes the immigration debate with special focus on H1-B visas.
Calomiris points out that Joe Stiglitz, Jonathan Orszag, and Peter Orszag were hired by Fannie Mae to write a paper in 2002 defending the claim that the odds of Fannie Mae ever getting into financial trouble were extremely low. . . .
How well did our leaders handle the financial crisis? . . .
Rupert Murdoch discusses his proclivity to build and oversee a media empire. . . .
What went wrong with the U.S. economy in the 21st century? . . .
Why the former footballer is hoping to run for office in California--as a Republican. . . .
The President should take a page from Francois Mitterand. . . .
Richard Epstein discusses the constitutionality of several hot items on the congressional agenda, including card check...
Douglas Irwin, professor of economics at Dartmouth College, explains and defends free trade.
Discussing today's jobs report and what the nation needs to do to get back to work, with CNBC's John Harwood & Steve Liesman; Robert Reich, former Labor Secretary; Stephen Moore, Wall Street Journal editorial board; Victor Davis Hanson, Hoover Institution and Peter Navarro, University of California-Irvine. . . .
Understanding the Federal Budget and Moving toward Economic Prosperity.
Greece this past weekend saw the worst rioting since the debt crisis began. . . .
"I run an approximately $20 billion dollar money management firm," Clifford Asness explained in a note that he circulated to friends and investors earlier this month...
Reporting on the agreement last week to close the state budget gap here in California, The New York Times adopted a tone of gloom and despair...
The other day a friend of mine, who we'll call Doc, had to cut short a telephone conversation...
President Obama, the press, all the Democrats and a fair number of the Republicans in Congress share the same assumption about health care...