In Issues on My Mind: Strategies for the Future, Former Secretary of State George Shultz Explains How to Achieve a Better Future for the United States and the World
Hoover Institution Press today released Issues on My Mind: Strategies for the Future by George Shultz. The book contains some of Shultz’s most compelling analyses on the topics of governance, the economy, energy, drugs, diplomacy, and nuclear security.
Senior Fellow Michael Spence’s The Next Convergence: The Future of Economic Growth in a Multispeed World book talk
Michael Spence, a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and the Philip H. Knight Professor Emeritus of Management in the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University, discussed his new book, The Next Convergence: The Future of Economic Growth in a Multispeed World, at the Hoover Institution on May 24, 2011. Spence talked about how the pattern of economic growth before World War II led to enormous gaps in wealth and living standards between the industrialized West and the rest of the world.
On Friday, January 24, Hoover senior fellow and Stanford Graduate School of Business professor Joshua Rauh finished his online course The Finance of Retirement and Pensions with a symposium entitled “Innovative Ideas for the Future of US Public-Sector Pensions.” Watch the webcast
On March 30, the Hoover Institution’s Working Group on Global Markets convened a one-day policy workshop on the future of central banking.
In Across the Great Divide: New Perspectives on the Financial Crisis, Taylor and Baily Bring Forth Differing Viewpoints to Examine the Financial Crisis of 2008 and How to Avoid Future Crises
The Hoover Institution Press and Brookings Institution today released Across the Great Divide: New Perspectives on the Financial Crisis, edited by Hoover Institution Senior Fellow John Taylor and Brookings Institution Senior Fellow Martin Neil Baily.
During the past year, severe stress in the financial markets has given rise to a host of new Federal Reserve actions. The Fed has created a trio of new facilities designed to alleviate the credit crunch and support vulnerable financial firms.
The prospects for Social Security reform were discussed by Robin Toner in a media fellow seminar titled 'The Politics of Social Security' on May 3.
Len Downie, vice president at large and former executive editor of the Washington Post, spoke about “The Future of News” Tuesday...
Hoover’s October Retreat began on Sunday, October 18, with before-dinner remarks by Christopher Cox, former chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Michael Spence, a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and the Philip H. Knight Professor Emeritus of Management in the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University, discusses his new book, The Next Convergence: The Future of Economic Growth in a Multispeed World. Spence also talks about American inequality and the Chinese economy.
Hoover Press: Ending Government Bailouts as We Know Them, Edited by Kenneth E. Scott, George P Shultz, and John B. Taylor
What are the dangers of continuing government bailouts? Are there alternative strategies to both resolve the current bailout problem and prevent future crises?
Hosted by Research Fellow Russ Roberts, this chartcast series features brief conversations with scholars about important and timely issues in public policy. A video presentation of animated charts and graphs accompanies the discussion and highlights key points. Senior Fellow John B. Taylor is Russ’s guest in the inaugural episode, in which the two discuss “The Recovery: Prospects for the Future of the US Economy.” A second installment of their discussion will follow later in the month.
George Shultz, the Thomas W. and Susan B. Ford Distinguished Fellow at the Hoover Institution and former US secretary of state, has been selected by the Economic Club of New York to receive its first Economic Club Award for Leadership Excellence. That award will in the future be given biennially to those individuals who have exhibited excellence in leadership in economic policy throughout his or her lifetime. “Through his work, George Shultz has had a profound effect on not only the economy, but the political shape of the world,” said Andrew Tisch, chairman of the club.
Thomas J. Sargent received the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences in 2011; he is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, the William R. Berkley Professor of Economics and Business at New York University, and the Donald L. Lucas Professor in Economics Emeritus at Stanford University. Sargent and William Silber discuss the fed’s announcement that it would begin publishing its views on future interest rates, noting that the cost of this move outweighs the benefits unless the public understands how the fed will respond to unexpected economic developments.
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Senator Rand Paul, a US Senator from Kentucky, joined Hoover fellows for a Leadership Forum roundtable luncheon at the Hoover Institution on Thursday, May 30. The thoughtful exchange allowed the senator to discuss important policy issues, such as immigration reform, alternatives to the Affordable Care Act, the future of the Republican Party, the war on drugs, entitlement reform, and urban development. Hoover fellows included those with expertise in political science, taxation, economic policy, health care policy, and international affairs.
The Hoover Institution held its Carmel Valley Conference on Friday, May 8, 2015. The conference featured presentations by Hoover fellows on a wide range of issues, from the Affordable Care Act to ISIS and the Middle East to the political and economic challenges facing the United States and the next president.
President Aníbal Cavaco Silva of Portugal and the first lady visited the Hoover Institution on Monday, November 14, 2011, for a closed-door roundtable luncheon discussion. John Raisian, the Tad and Dianne Taube Director of the Hoover Institution, along with Tom Stephenson, Hoover overseer and former ambassador to Portugal, and his wife, Barbara, hosted the event. The president offered optimistic remarks about the future for Portugal, emphasizing the austerity measures being implemented, expansion of commerce beyond its traditional trading partners, and movement by the government to support the business sector to become more entrepreneurial and competitive
John B. Taylor, the George P. Shultz Senior Fellow in Economics at Stanford’s Hoover Institution and the Mary and Robert Raymond Professor of Economics at Stanford, has been chosen to serve on the Eminent Persons Group on Global Financial Governance. The group was recently established by the finance ministers and central bank governors of the G20 countries to address new realities in the global economy that require policy change and reform. The sixteen-member international group of top economists and leaders will be chaired by Tharman Shanmugaratnam, deputy prime minister of Singapore.