Posts by Jennifer Mayfield
Hoover fellow describes life under the Soviet police state
by Jennifer Mayfield on March 9, 2016 4:50 pmMARK HARRISON’s new book, One Day We Will Live Without Fear, tells what daily life was like for people under the regime of the Soviet police state. Harrison, a research fellow at the Hoover Institution, draws on Soviet Communist Party and secret police records housed at the Hoover Institution Library & Archives. In his work,… Read more Hoover fellow describes life under the Soviet police state
John Taylor recognized for monetary policy research
by Jennifer Mayfield on March 8, 2016 11:00 pmEconomist JOHN TAYLOR has been recognized with the 2016 Central Banking Award for Economics. The award, given by Central Banking Publications, recognizes “the most significant contribution to economics within the field of central banking.” The George P. Shultz Senior Fellow in Economics at the Hoover Institution, Taylor received the award for his paper “A Rules-Based… Read more John Taylor recognized for monetary policy research
Hoover Institution book explores income inequality, honors Nobel economist
by Jennifer Mayfield on December 17, 2015 4:00 amThe new Hoover Institution book, Inequality and Economic Policy: Essays in Memory of Gary Becker, is a collection of writings by economists who examine the many facets of income inequality. The book was published to honor the late economist GARY BECKER, a Nobel Prize winner and senior fellow of the Hoover Institution, who died in 2014. JOHN… Read more Hoover Institution book explores income inequality, honors Nobel economist
Stanford poll shows Californians ready for drought 'sacrifice'
by Jennifer Mayfield on October 2, 2015 4:00 amWhen it comes to California’s longstanding drought, citizens are ready for action – both of the policy as well as the personal kind. On Sept. 29, Stanford’s Hoover Institution released a new survey revealing deep concern within the Golden State’s electorate about California’s historic drought. Ideology and regional affiliations did not matter on most issues.… Read more Stanford poll shows Californians ready for drought 'sacrifice'
Media roundtable at Stanford's Hoover Institution provides opportunity to think beyond the sound bite
by Jennifer Mayfield on September 21, 2015 10:45 pmThe Hoover Institution’s fall media roundtable was a prime opportunity to showcase the think tank’s brainpower as the 2016 presidential campaign ramps up. Indeed, the theme of the two-day roundtable on Sept. 14-15 was “The 2017 White House Agenda,” and there was plenty of dialogue, analyses, viewpoints and plain old political talk. Sessions focused on… Read more Media roundtable at Stanford's Hoover Institution provides opportunity to think beyond the sound bite
Wanted: a new handbook on macroeconomics
by Jennifer Mayfield on April 14, 2015 4:00 amStanford economist JOHN TAYLOR last week convened a meeting among some of the world’s most distinguished economists at the Hoover Institution to lay out the second volume of the Handbook of Macroeconomics. Taylor, the Hoover senior fellow and professor of economics at Stanford, edited the highly acclaimed first volume of the Handbook of Macroeconomics, along with MICHAEL WOODFORD, an economics… Read more Wanted: a new handbook on macroeconomics
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