January 29

The Power of Glamour: Persuasion, Longing, and Individual Aspiration

The Power of Glamour: Persuasion, Longing, and Individual Aspiration

Featuring the author Virginia Postrel, Columnist, Bloomberg View, author of The Future and Its Enemies, and former editor, Reason; with comments by Tyler Cowen, Professor of Economics, George Mason University; and Sam Tanenhaus, Writer at large, New York Times, and former editor, New York Times Book Review; moderated by Walter Olson, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute.

January 28

Overthrowing the Regulatory Paradigm for Carcinogens

Overthrowing the Regulatory Paradigm for Carcinogens

Featuring Edward Calabrese, Professor of Toxicology, University of Massachusetts, and Adjunct Scholar, Center for the Study of Science, Cato Institute; moderated by Patrick J. Michaels, Director of the Center for the Study of Science, Cato Institute.

January 24

The Libertarian State of the Union

The Libertarian State of the Union

Featuring Chris Edwards, Director, Tax Policy Studies, Cato Institute, and Editor, DownsizingGovernment.org; Julian Sanchez, Research Fellow, Cato Institute; Ilya Shapiro, Senior Fellow in Constitutional Studies, Cato Institute; Editor-in-Chief, Cato Supreme Court Review; and Mike Tanner, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; moderated by Laura Odato, Director of Government Affairs, Cato Institute.

January 23

The Undercover Economist Strikes Back: How to Run — or Ruin — an Economy

The Undercover Economist Strikes Back: How to Run — or Ruin — an Economy

Featuring the author Tim Harford, Senior Columnist, Financial Times; Presenter, BBC Radio 4; and Visiting Fellow, Nuffield College, Oxford; with comments by Alex Tabarrok, Professor of Economics, George Mason University; moderated by Dalibor Rohac, Policy Analyst, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.

January 22

The Baby Boom

The Baby Boom

Featuring the author P. J. O’Rourke, H. L. Mencken Research Fellow, Cato Institute; with introductory remarks by David Boaz, Executive Vice President, Cato Institute.

January 22

The Libertarian State of the Union

The Libertarian State of the Union

Featuring a presentation and live discussion with David Boaz, Executive Vice President, Cato Institute; moderated by Caleb O. Brown, Director of Multimedia.

January 16

Patents, Public Health, and International Law: The Eli Lilly NAFTA Chapter 11 Case

Patents, Public Health, and International Law: The Eli Lilly NAFTA Chapter 11 Case

Featuring Burcu Kilic, Legal Counsel, Public Citizen Global Access to Medicine Program; Christopher Sands, Senior Fellow, Hudson Institute; and Mark Schultz, Associate Professor, Southern Illinois University School of Law, and Senior Scholar, Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property, George Mason University School of Law; moderated by Simon Lester, Trade Policy Analyst, Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies, Cato Institute.

January 16

Cato Institute Policy Perspectives 2014

10:30am - 2:00pm

Featuring: P. J. O’Rourke, H. L. Mencken Research Fellow, Cato Institute, and Author, The Baby Boom (Atlantic Monthly Press, January 2014); Jerry Taylor, Vice President, Cato Institute; Christopher Preble, Vice President for Defense and Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute; Dan Mitchell, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; Neal McCluskey, Associate Director, Center for Educational Freedom, Cato Institute.

Four Seasons Hotel Chicago, 120 East Delaware Place, Chicago, IL

January 7

Preschool Education: What the Research Says

Preschool Education: What the Research Says

Featuring David J. Armor, Professor Emeritus of Public Policy, George Mason University; Deborah A. Phillips, Professor of Psychology, Georgetown University; Grover J. “Russ” Whitehurst, Director, Brown Center on Education Policy, Brookings Institution; and William T. Gormley, University Professor of Public Policy, Georgetown University; moderated by Neal P. McCluskey, Associate Director, Center for Educational Freedom, Cato Institute.