Lee Ohanian, Arnold Kling, and John Cochrane talk with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the future of freedom, democracy, and prosperity.
The Hoover Institution, founded at Stanford in 1919, recently released two essays that propose small modular reactors (SMRs) as the future of nuclear power in America.
[Subscription Required] Donald Trump is only part of the challenge facing Democrats this fall — just as important is the generational split between supporters of Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders, and what that rift could mean for the future of the party.
It is becoming increasingly clear that reforming federal policies to keep people in the workforce is the primary economic policy challenge of our time. Americans’ future quality of life will depend on our getting this right.
Hoover Institution fellow Gary Roughead talks about what the future might hold for US-China relations during the Trump presidency.
Hoover Institution fellow Kori Schake joins a panel discussion concerning the future of the international order, and the role of the United States within it.
This documentary tells the story of an unlikely conversation on a topic of grave importance, and how it changed two foes into friends.
With a new president and Congress, the US healthcare system is expected to undergo a period of considerable upheaval. In particular, the administration’s plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and replace it with a system that may rely on tax credits raises considerable unknowns around the future of healthcare in this country.
What is the future of the European economy? What are the challenges facing Europe? What are the implications of Brexit for the United Kingdom and the rest of the Europe? EconTalk host Russ Roberts discusses these questions and more in front of a live audience at the Hoover Institution's conference on Restoring Prosperity: Contemporary And Historical Perspectives held on February 9.
Hoover Institution fellow Josh Rauh gave a presentation to the OECD on "The Future Of (Partially) Funded Pension Systems" on June 21, 2017.
Benedict Evans of Andreessen Horowitz talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about two important trends for the future of personal travel--the increasing number of electric cars and a world of autonomous vehicles. Evans talks about how these two trends are likely to continue and the implications for the economy, urban design, and how we live.
A clean energy themed forum was held at the Beijing Future Science Park on Nov 19, at which Chinese and foreign experts shared the latest scientific research and exchanged industrial development trends and prospects.
Writing about Bitcoin’s future is a fool’s errand, so here goes: The cryptocurrency’s long-term value is dependent on whether it becomes a regular, widely-used medium of exchange. That’s why Bitcoin enthusiasts should temper their confidence in their predictive abilities following Stripe’s announcement Tuesday that it would stop accepting transactions denominated in Bitcoins.
Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich said he saw a glimpse of the future when he recently visited Carnegie Mellon University.
A hundred and fifty years ago, Japan’s Meiji restoration launched Asia on a quest for a modern identity. That search continues today, as Asia tries to balance autonomy with state control, the future with the past.
From Bitcoin's inception in 2009 through mid-2017, its price remained under $4,000. In the second half of 2017, it climbed dramatically to nearly $20,000, but descended rapidly starting in mid-December. The peak price coincided with the introduction of bitcoin futures trading on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.
The talk was all about crises -- both past and future -- as some of the world’s leading economists gathered at a conference over the weekend. While former Federal Reserve chair Ben S. Bernanke and University of California at Berkeley Professor Barry Eichengreen used presentations at a Nobel Symposium in Stockholm to address the implications and effects of past financial turbulence, others cast a wary eye on the next episode.
Hoover Institution fellow Toomas Hendrik Ilves discusses NATO's future and the Baltic view of the upcoming Trump-Putin summit.
On the occasion of the 1989 Generation Initiative’s third anniversary, Timothy Garton Ash will speak in broad terms about the future of the EU in the wake of Brexit, prospects for its reform, and how the next generation of European leaders must act to shape events.