December 13

Congressional War Powers after Libya

Congressional War Powers after Libya

Featuring Rep. Chris Gibson (R-NY), Member, House Armed Services Committee; and John Samples, Director, Center for Representative Government, Cato Institute; moderated by Laura Odato, Manager, Government Affairs, Cato Institute.

November 30

Cato Institute Policy Perspectives 2011

Featuring: P.J. O’Rourke, H. L. Mencken Research Fellow, Cato Institute, Author, Holidays in Heck (Atlantic Monthly Press, 2011); John H. Cochrane, AQR Capital Management Distinguished Service Professor of Finance, University of Chicago Booth School of Business; Gene Healy, Vice President, Cato Institute; Edward H. Crane, President, Cato Institute; and Justin Logan, Director of Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute.

November 29

The Market for Law

The Market for Law

Featuring David Friedman, Author, Law’s Order and The Machinery of Freedom; moderated by David Boaz, Executive Vice President, Cato Institute.

November 29

Trendy or Green: Are Our Environmental Policies Helping?

Trendy or Green: Are Our Environmental Policies Helping?

Featuring Todd Myers, Author, Eco-Fads: How the Rise of Trendy Environmentalism Is Hurting the Planet, and Patrick J. Michaels, Senior Fellow in Environmental Studies, Cato Institute; moderated by Laura Odato, Manager of Government Affairs, Cato Institute.

November 18

Squeezing the Tower: Are We Getting All We Can from Higher Education?

Panel 1: How Should We Define and Measure Faculty Productivity?

Featuring: Richard Vedder, Professor of Economics, Ohio University, and founder of the Center for College Affordability and Productivity; Stephen Joel Trachtenberg, President Emeritus and University Professor of Public Service, The George Washington University; Mark Bauerlein, English professor, Emory University, and author of The Dumbest Generation: How the Digital Age Stupefies Young Americans and Jeopardizes Our Future; Or, Don’t Trust Anyone Under 30; Jeff Sandefer, Master Teacher, Acton School of Business; Arthur Hauptman, Public Policy Consultant; Neal McCluskey, Associate Director, Center for Educational Freedom, Cato Institute.

November 18

Squeezing the Tower: Are We Getting All We Can from Higher Education?

Luncheon Address from Squeezing the Tower: Are We Getting All We Can from Higher Education?

Featuring: Richard Vedder, Professor of Economics, Ohio University, and founder of the Center for College Affordability and Productivity; Stephen Joel Trachtenberg, President Emeritus and University Professor of Public Service, The George Washington University; Mark Bauerlein, English professor, Emory University, and author of The Dumbest Generation: How the Digital Age Stupefies Young Americans and Jeopardizes Our Future; Or, Don’t Trust Anyone Under 30; Jeff Sandefer, Master Teacher, Acton School of Business; Arthur Hauptman, Public Policy Consultant; Neal McCluskey, Associate Director, Center for Educational Freedom, Cato Institute.