February 28

The Fed’s 100th Anniversary and the Case for a Centennial Monetary Commission

The Fed's 100th Anniversary and the Case for a Centennial Monetary Commission

Featuring John Allison, President and CEO, Cato Institute; Rep. Kevin Brady (TX-8), Chairman, Joint Economic Committee; and Norbert Michel, Research Fellow in Financial Regulations, Heritage Foundation; moderated by James A. Dorn, Vice President for Monetary Studies and Senior Fellow, Cato Institute.

February 25

Obamacare: What We Know Now

Obamacare: What We Know Now

Featuring a presentation and live discussion with Michael D. Tanner , Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; moderated by Caleb O. Brown, Director of Multimedia.

February 24

The Up Side of Down: Why Failing Well Is the Key to Success

The Up Side of Down:  Why Failing Well Is the Key to Success

Featuring the author Megan McArdle, Columnist, Bloomberg View; with comments by Brink Lindsey, Vice President for Research, Cato Institute; moderated by Dalibor Rohac, Policy Analyst, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.

February 12

Gold: The Monetary Polaris

Gold: The Monetary Polaris

Featuring the author Nathan Lewis, Forbes; with an introduction by Steve Forbes, Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of Forbes Media; with comments by Lawrence White, Professor of Economics, George Mason University; moderated by Mark Calabria, Director, Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute.

February 11

Cato Institute Policy Perspectives 2014

5:30 - 8:00pm

Featuring: P. J. O’Rourke, H. L. Mencken Research Fellow, Cato Institute, and Author, The Baby Boom: How It Got That Way, And it Wasn’t My Fault, And I’ll Never Do It Again; and John A. Allison, President, Cato Institute, Retired Chairman and CEO, BB&T.

Online registration is now closed. If you have any questions, please contact Ashley Benson at abenson [at] cato [dot] org or 202.789.5226.

February 11

Understanding the Continuing Violence in Iraq

Understanding the Continuing Violence in Iraq

Featuring Douglas Ollivant, Senior National Security Fellow, the New America Foundation; Harith Hasan, Author of Imagining the Nation: Nationalism, Sectarianism and Socio-political Conflict in Iraq; and Christopher Preble, Vice President for Defense and Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute; moderated by Justin Logan, Director of Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute.

February 10

Boom to Bust? How Export Restrictions Imperil America’s Oil and Gas Bonanza

Boom to Bust? How Export Restrictions Imperil America's Oil and Gas Bonanza

Featuring James Bacchus, Former WTO Appellate Body Jurist and Former U.S. Congressman; Scott Lincicome, Cato Institute Adjunct Scholar and International Trade Attorney; and Mark Perry, Professor of Economics, University of Michigan–Flint, and American Enterprise Institute Scholar; moderated by Daniel Ikenson, Director, Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies, Cato Institute.

February 10

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.

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February 6

Stumbling Giant: The Threats to China’s Future

Stumbling Giant: The Threats to China's Future

Featuring the author Timothy Beardson, Founder, Crosby Financial Holdings; with comments by Phillip L. Swagel, Professor in International Economic Policy, University of Maryland School of Public Policy; moderated by James A. Dorn, Vice President for Monetary Studies and Senior Fellow, Cato Institute.

February 5

Quit Bubble-Wrapping Our Kids!

Featuring Lenore Skenazy Founder, Free-Range Kids; author; and host of the TV series “World’s Worst Mom” (Discovery/TLC); moderated and with comments by Walter Olson, Center for Constitutional Studies, Cato Institute.

This event has been canceled due to the weather and is rescheduled for March 6.