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The False Allure of Libertarian Paternalism

Image credit: Wikimediavia Defining IdeasWe should disregard behavioral economics for more traditional models of decision-making. Continue Reading....

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The Internet Is The New Wheel Of Fortune

Image credit: istockAnalysis and Commentaryvia Boston GlobeI am not prone to anxiety. I inherited from my parents a relatively robust mental constitution. I am rarely introspective and have never sought psychological or psychiatric help. Last week, however, I experienced an uncontrollable panic attack. Continue Reading....

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Three Hoover Fellows On NAEP, A Nation At Risk, And The Future Of Education Reform

Image credit: istockIn the Newsfeaturing Chester E. Finn Jr.Eric HanushekPaul E. Petersonvia Thomas B. Fordham InstituteThis month, the U.S. Department of Education released the latest results of the National Assessment of Education Progress (NAEP), which told us how fourth- and eighth-grade students are faring nationally, in …

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A Closer Look At “Mismatch” In School Choice Studies

Image credit: istockAnalysis and CommentaryLast week, I argued that Hitt, McShane, and Wolf erred in including programs in their review of “school choice” studies that were only incidentally related to school choice or that have idiosyncratic designs that would lead one to expect a mismatch between …

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Unstable Majorities

Blank Section (Placeholder)featuring Morris P. Fiorinavia Hoover DigestDemocratic and Republican lawmakers are farther removed from each other than ever—but they’re also farther removed from the views of most ordinary voters. Hoover fellow Morris P. Fiorina explores this hollow political center. Continue Reading....

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Conservatives, Populism, and the Future

Blank Section (Placeholder)via Hoover DigestThe populist uproar is understandable but dangerous. It can be harnessed. Continue Reading....

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Fifty Shades of Red

Blank Section (Placeholder)via Hoover DigestConservatives have always had their differences. Uniting them in this fractious age means reconciling two things: freedom and tradition. Continue Reading....

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Evaluating The Impact Of School Choice On Short- And Long-Term Outcomes

Image credit: istockAnalysis and Commentaryvia EducationNextLast month, the American Enterprise Institute published a paper by Colin Hitt, Michael Q. McShane, and Patrick J. Wolf that reviewed every rigorous school-choice study with data on both student achievement and student attainment—high school graduation, college enrollment, and/or college graduation. …

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The Libertarian: The Economics of Amazon

Blank Section (Placeholder)Analysis and Commentaryinterview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The LibertarianHoover Daily ReportWhat President Trump gets wrong about the e-commerce giant. Continue Reading....

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George F. Will Is The Umpire On Politics And Baseball

Image credit: Uncommon KnowledgeBlank Section (Placeholder)Featuredinterview with George F. Willvia Uncommon KnowledgeHoover Daily ReportGeorge F. Will discusses the deep political divisions in the US. Continue Reading....

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