October 26

Cato Institute Policy Perspectives 2012

Featuring: John A. Allison President, Cato Institute; P. J. O’Rourke, H. L. Mencken Research Fellow, Cato Institute; Edward H. Crane, President Emeritus, Cato Institute; Ilya Shapiro, Senior Fellow in Constitutional Studies, Cato Institute; and Dan Mitchell, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute.

October 25

Millennials and the Welfare State: Burden or Blessing?

Millennials and the Welfare State: Burden or Blessing?

Featuring Michael D. Tanner, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; Tom G. Palmer, Executive Vice President, International Programs, Atlas Economic Research Foundation, and Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; and William A. Galston, Senior Fellow, Governance Studies, Brookings Institution; moderated by Chip Bishop, Director of Student Programs, Cato Institute.

October 23

Africa’s Third Liberation: The New Search for Prosperity and Jobs

Africa's Third Liberation: The New Search for Prosperity and Jobs

Featuring the co-author Jeffrey Herbst, President, Colgate University; with comments by Todd Moss, Vice President, Center for Global Development, and Former Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of African Affairs, State Department; moderated by Marian L. Tupy, Policy Analyst, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.

October 18

The Real Effects of Sequestration

The Real Effects of Sequestration

Featuring Christopher Preble, Vice President for Defense and Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute; Dan Mitchell, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; moderated by Kelly Cobb, Senior Director of External Affairs, Cato Institute.

October 17

Could Oklahoma’s New Lawsuit Strike a Fatal Blow to Obamacare?

Could Oklahoma's New Lawsuit Strike a Fatal Blow to Obamacare?

Featuring Jonathan Adler, Professor, Case Western Reserve University School of Law; Michael F. Cannon, Director of Health Policy Studies, Cato Institute; and Timothy S. Jost, Professor, Washington and Lee University School of Law; moderated by Laura Odato, Director of Government Affairs, Cato Institute.

October 17

The Case against the Davis-Bacon Act: 54 Reasons for Repeal

The Case against the Davis-Bacon Act: 54 Reasons for Repeal

Featuring the author Armand Thieblot, Olin Institute, George Mason University; with comments by Maurice Baskin, Partner, Venable, LLP, and co-author of Construction Union Tactics to Regain Jobs and Public Policy; moderated by James A. Dorn, Editor, Cato Journal, and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Cato Institute.

October 16

The Libertarian Roots of the Tea Party

The Libertarian Roots of the Tea Party

Featuring David Kirby, Vice President, FreedomWorks, and Associate Policy Analyst, Cato Institute; and Emily Ekins, Director of Polling, Reason Foundation, and Research Fellow, Cato Institute; with comments by Jonathan Haidt, Thomas Cooley Professor of Ethical Leadership, New York University; and Jonathan Rauch, Guest Scholar, Governance Studies, Brookings Institution; moderated by John Samples, Director, Center for Representative Government, Cato Institute.