December 16

Obama’s Fiscal Commission and the GOP Budget Agenda

Obama's Fiscal Commission and the GOP Budget Agenda

Featuring Chris Edwards, Director of Tax Policy Studies, Cato Institute; Daniel J. Mitchell, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; Michael D. Tanner, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; and Christopher A. Preble, Director of Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute. Moderated by Brandon Arnold, Director of Government Affairs, Cato Institute.

December 14

The U.S. Generalized System of Preferences: Helping the Poor, But at What Price?

The U.S. Generalized System of Preferences: Helping the Poor, But at What Price?

Featuring Sallie James, Trade Policy Analyst, Cato Institute; Edward Gresser, Director, Project on Trade and Global Markets, Democratic Leadership Council; and Chakarin Komolsiri, Minister-Counsellor, Royal Thai Embassy. Moderated by Daniel Griswold, Director, Center for Trade Policy Studies, Cato Institute.

December 7

Banking and Insurance in the 112th Congress

Banking and Insurance in the 112th Congress

Featuring [Robert Detlefsen], Vice President of Public Policy, National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies; [Lars Powell], Whitbeck-Beyer Chair of Insurance and Financial Services, University of Arkansas; [Lawrence H. Mirel], Partner, Wiley Rein LLP; [Stephen Pociask], Chief Economist, American Consumer Institute; [Eli Lehrer], Director, Center on Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate, Heartland Institute; Panel II: Banking ; [Mark Oesterle], Chief Counsel for the Minority, U.S. Senate Banking Committee; [Joi Sheffield], Former Banking Counsel to Sen. Tim Johnson; [Bert Ely], Principal, Ely & Company, Inc.; [Mark Calabria], Director, Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute.

December 1

Cato Institute Policy Perspectives 2010

Featuring: Edward H. Crane, President, Cato Institute; Gov. Gary Johnson (R-NM, 1995-2003); Michael F. Cannon, Director of Health Policy Studies, Cato Institute; Daniel J. Mitchell, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; and Tucker Carlson, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute, and Editor in Chief, The Daily Caller.

November 30

Profiting from Ivory Towers?

Profiting from Ivory Towers?

Featuring Richard Bishirjian, President, Yorktown University; Robert J. Shapiro, Chairman and Co-founder, Sonecon LLC; Ben Miller, Policy Analyst, Education Sector; Neal McCluskey, Associate Director, Center for Educational Freedom, Cato Institute; moderated by Adam Schaeffer, Policy Analyst, Center for Educational Freedom.

November 19

Deficits and Defense

Deficits and Defense

Featuring Representative Barney Frank (D-Massachusetts); Loren B. Thompson, Chief Operating Officer, Lexington Institute; and Benjamin Friedman, Research Fellow in Defense and Homeland Security Studies, Cato Institute; moderated by Christopher Preble, Director of Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute.

November 18

28th Annual Monetary Conference

28th Annual Monetary Conference: Keynote Address

Featuring Charles Plosser, President, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia; Carmen M. Reinhart, Professor of Economics, University of Maryland; Jerry L. Jordan, Former President, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland; George S. Tavlas, Director-General, Bank of Greece; John B. Taylor, Professor of Economics, Stanford University; and Manuel Sánchez, Vice Governor, Banco de México.

November 17

Is Taxpayer Financing of Campaigns Constitutional?

Is Taxpayer Financing of Campaigns Constitutional?

Featuring William Maurer, Attorney, Institute for Justice; and Craig Holman, Government Affairs Lobbyist, Public Citizen; moderated by John Samples, Director, Center for Representative Government, Cato Institute.