News Notes: “Carpenter Book Widely Reviewed”

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Randy Clerihue has joined the Cato Institute as director of public affairs, with principal responsibility for media relations. He succeeds Julia Williams, who was named president of the Education Leaders Council. Clerihue was previously communications director of the Heritage Foundation. He has also been a congressional press secretary and a reporter for Investor’s Business Daily.

Randall S. Kroszner and Stephen Macedo have joined the editorial board of the Cato Journal. Kroszner is a professor of economics at the Graduate School of Business at the University of Chicago. He wrote a Cato Policy Analysis on financial regulation in 1999. Macedo is the Laurance S. Rockefeller Professor of Politics and a member of the University Center for Human Values at Princeton University. He is the author of Deliberative Politics: Essays on Democracy and Disagreement.

James A. Dorn, vice president for academic affairs and editor of the Cato Journal, has been selected to deliver the commencement address to economics graduates at the University of Rochester on May 14.

“To be governed…,” the popular back‐​page feature of Cato Policy Report, is now available on a more timely basis at the Cato Institute Web site, www​.cato​.org. From the home page, find it under “Cato Library.” The segment will be updated regularly.

Nato’s Empty Victory: A Postmortem on the Balkan War, edited by Ted Galen Carpenter, has been reviewed by The Economist, The Spectator, and the Associated Press. It reached the top half of 1 percent in sales among all the books on Ama​zon​.com.

This article originally appeared in the May/​June 2000 edition of Cato Policy Report.