December 4

The Future of U.S. Economic Growth

The Future of U.S. Economic Growth - Welcoming Remarks and Panel 1: Forecasting the Long-Term Growth Outlook

Featuring Brink Lindsey, Vice President for Research, Cato Institute; Erik Brynjolfsson, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Edward Glaeser, Harvard University; Robert Gordon, Northwestern University; Dale Jorgenson, Harvard University; and Edmund Phelps, Columbia University.

December 3

Too Big to Jail: How Prosecutors Compromise with Corporations

Too Big to Jail: How Prosecutors Compromise with Corporations

Featuring the author Brandon Garrett, Woodruff Morgan Professor of Law, University of Virginia School of Law; with comments by James Copland, Senior Fellow and Director, Center for Legal Policy, Manhattan Institute; moderated by Gabriel Latner, Legal Associate, Cato Institute.

December 1

James Buckley on Reviving Federalism

James Buckley on Reviving Federalism

Featuring James L. Buckley, Former U.S. senator and federal judge; Roger Pilon, Vice President for Legal Affairs, Cato Institute, and Director, Cato Center for Constitutional Studies; and Chris Edwards, Editor, DownsizingGovernment.org, Cato Institute; moderated by John Maniscalco, Director of Congressional Affairs, Cato Institute.

November 24

Free Speech and Minority Rights: the One, Inc. v. Olesen Case

 Free Speech and Minority Rights:  the One, Inc. v. Olesen Case

Featuring Robert Corn-Revere, Partner, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP; Lisa A. Linsky, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery LLP; and Jonathan Rauch, Author and Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution; moderated by Walter Olson, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute.

November 21

National Security and Double Government

National Security and  Double Government

Featuring the author Michael Glennon, Professor of International Law, Fletcher School, Tufts University; with comments by Gene Healy, Vice President, Cato Institute; and Jeremy Shapiro, Fellow, Brookings Institution; moderated by Justin Logan, Director, Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute.

November 21

The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels

The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels

Featuring Alex Epstein, Author, The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels, and Founder, Center for Industrial Progress; moderated by Patrick Michaels, Director, Center for the Study of Science, Cato Institute.

November 20

Boom Towns: Restoring the Urban American Dream

Boom Towns: Restoring the Urban American Dream

Featuring the author Stephen J. K. Walters, Professor of Economics, Loyola University Maryland; with comments by Richard E. Wagner, Professor of Economics, George Mason University; and Mark Zupan, Olin Professor of Economics and Public Policy, University of Rochester; moderated by Steve H. Hanke, Professor of Applied Economics, The Johns Hopkins University, and Senior Fellow, Cato Institute.

November 19

If Everything Is Getting Better, Why Do We Remain So Pessimistic?

If Everything Is Getting Better, Why Do We Remain So Pessimistic?

Featuring Steven Pinker, Johnstone Family Professor of Psychology, Harvard University; with comments by Brink Lindsey, Vice President for Research, Cato Institute; and Charles Kenny, Senior Fellow, Center for Global Development; moderated by Marian L. Tupy, Senior Policy Analyst, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.

November 18

The Forgotten Depression: 1921: The Crash That Cured Itself

The Forgotten Depression:  1921: The Crash That Cured Itself

Featuring the author James Grant, Publisher, Grant’s Interest Rate Observer; with comments by Jim Powell, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; and Lawrence H. White, Professor of Economics, George Mason University, and Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; moderated by George Selgin, Director, Center for Monetary and Financial Alternatives, Cato Institute.