April 23, 2013

Switzerland: A Free-Market Model for Europe?

Switzerland: A Free-Market Model for Europe?

Featuring R. James Breiding, Author, Swiss Made, and founder, Naissance Capital; with comments by Richard Rahn, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute, and Chairman, Institute for Global Economic Growth; moderated by Mark Calabria, Director, Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute; with a brief welcome by Manuel Sager, Swiss Ambassador to the United States.

March 13, 2013

Would a Financial Transaction Tax Affect Financial Market Activity?

Would a Financial Transaction Tax Affect Financial Market Activity?

Featuring George H. K. Wang , Professor of Finance, George Mason University; and Aaron Klein, Director, Financial Regulatory Reform Initiative, Bipartisan Policy Center; moderated by Mark Calabria, Director, Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute.

December 13, 2012

Is the Federal Housing Administration the Next Bailout?

Featuring Mark Calabria, Director, Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute; Edward Pinto, Resident Fellow, American Enterprise Institute, Former Chief Credit Officer, Fannie Mae; and Michael Fratantoni, Vice President, Research and Economics, Mortgage Bankers Association of America; moderated by Alan Zibel, Reporter, Wall Street Journal.

October 10, 2012

Europe’s Crisis and the Welfare State: Lessons for the United States

Europe's Crisis and the Welfare State: Lessons for the United States: Welcoming Remarks and Keynote Address

Featuring: John Allison; Josef Joffe, Publisher & Editor, Die Zeit, and Fellow in International Relations, Hoover Institution; Ian Vasquez, Director, Cato Institute Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity; Jagadeesh Gokhale, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; Marian Tupy, Policy Analyst, Cato Institute Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity; Veronique de Rugy, Senior Research Fellow, Mercatus Center; Juhan Parts, Minister of Economic Affairs, Estonia.

September 25, 2012

Should Investment Advisers Be Regulated, and If So, How?

Should Investment Advisers Be Regulated, and If So, How? - Panel 1: The Regulation of Investment Advice

Featuring Mark Calabria, Director, Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute; Hester Peirce, Senior Research Fellow, Mercatus Center, George Mason University; David Tittsworth, Executive Director, Investment Adviser Association; Paul Sherman, Attorney, Institute for Justice; Knut A. Rostad, President, Institute for the Fiduciary Standard; Harvey Pitt, Former Chairman, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission; Marcus Stanley, Policy Director, Americans for Financial Reform; Ron Rhoades, Assistant Professor, Alfred State College, SUNY College of Technology.

May 30, 2012

What Made the Financial Crisis Systemic?

What Made the Financial Crisis Systemic?

Featuring Kevin Villani, Former Chief Economist, HUD and Freddie Mac; moderated by Mark Calabria, Director of Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute.

May 16, 2012

American Nightmare: How Government Undermines the Dream of Homeownership

American Nightmare: How Government Undermines the Dream of Homeownership

Featuring the author Randal O’Toole, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; Adrian Moore, Vice President of Policy, Reason Foundation; Paul Emrath, Vice President for Survey and Housing Policy Research, National Association of Home Builders; moderated by Mark Calabria, Director of Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute.

April 30, 2012

Financing Failure: A Century of Bailouts

Financing Failure: A Century of Bailouts

Featuring the author Vern McKinley, Research Fellow, Independent Institute; with comments by Matthew Stoller, Fellow, Roosevelt Institute, Contributing editor, Naked Capitalism; moderated by Mark Calabria, Director, Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute.

January 24, 2012

The Libertarian State of the Union

The Libertarian State of the Union

Featuring Michael Tanner, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; Mark Calabria, Director of Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute; Dan Mitchell, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; and Ilya Shapiro, Senior Fellow in Constitutional Studies, Cato Institute; moderated by Laura Odato, Manager of Government Affairs, Cato Institute.