November 16, 2011

29th Annual Monetary Conference

29th Monetary Conference: Welcoming Remarks and Keynote Address

Featuring Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX), Chairman, House Financial Services Subcommittee on Domestic Monetary Policy; James Grant, Editor, Grant’s Interest Rate Observer; Jeffrey M. Lacker, President, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond; Robert Zoellick, President, World Bank; Allan Meltzer, University Professor of Economics, Carnegie-Mellon University, and Distinguished Visiting Scholar, Hoover Institution; Judy Shelton, Author, Money Meltdown; Benn Steil, Director of International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations; John Allison, Former Chairman and CEO, BB&T, and Distinguished Professor of Practice, Wake Forest University.

February 15, 2011

Is Dodd-Frank Constitutional?

Is Dodd-Frank Constitutional?

Featuring Mark Calabria, Director of Financial Regulatory Studies, Cato Institute; Hon. C. Boyden Gray, Former White House Counsel; Timothy R. McTaggart, Partner, Pepper Hamilton LLP, and former Delaware State Bank Commissioner; moderated by Ilya Shapiro, Senior Fellow in Constitutional Studies, Cato Institute.

February 8, 2011

Inflated: How Money and Debt Built the American Dream

Inflated: How Money and Debt Built the American Dream

Featuring the author Christopher Whalen, Institutional Risk Analytics; with comments by Dean Baker, Center for Economic and Policy Research; and Alex Pollock, American Enterprise Institute; moderated by Mark Calabria, Cato Institute.

December 7, 2010

Banking and Insurance in the 112th Congress

Banking and Insurance in the 112th Congress

Featuring [Robert Detlefsen], Vice President of Public Policy, National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies; [Lars Powell], Whitbeck-Beyer Chair of Insurance and Financial Services, University of Arkansas; [Lawrence H. Mirel], Partner, Wiley Rein LLP; [Stephen Pociask], Chief Economist, American Consumer Institute; [Eli Lehrer], Director, Center on Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate, Heartland Institute; Panel II: Banking ; [Mark Oesterle], Chief Counsel for the Minority, U.S. Senate Banking Committee; [Joi Sheffield], Former Banking Counsel to Sen. Tim Johnson; [Bert Ely], Principal, Ely & Company, Inc.; [Mark Calabria], Director, Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute.

November 18, 2010

28th Annual Monetary Conference

28th Annual Monetary Conference: Keynote Address

Featuring Charles Plosser, President, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia; Carmen M. Reinhart, Professor of Economics, University of Maryland; Jerry L. Jordan, Former President, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland; George S. Tavlas, Director-General, Bank of Greece; John B. Taylor, Professor of Economics, Stanford University; and Manuel Sánchez, Vice Governor, Banco de México.

June 16, 2010

Fault Lines: How Hidden Fractures Still Threaten the World Economy

Fault Lines: How Hidden Fractures Still Threaten the World Economy

Featuring the author Raghuram Rajan, Professor of Finance, University of Chicago, and former Chief Economist, International Monetary Fund; with comments by Jon Hilsenrath, Chief Economics Correspondent, Wall Street Journal; and Carmen Reinhart, Professor of Economics, University of Maryland, and Co-author, This Time Is Different. Moderated by Ian Vásquez, Director, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.

March 16, 2010

Did a Lack of Consumer Protection Cause the Financial Crisis?

Did a Lack of Consumer Protection Cause the Financial Crisis?

Featuring Janis Bowdler, National Council of La Raza; Thomas Durkin, Former Economist, Federal Reserve Board; Ed Mierzwinski, U.S. PIRG; and Todd Zywicki, George Mason University School of Law. Moderated by Mark A. Calabria, Director, Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute.

February 5, 2010

Greed, Irresponsibility, or Policy Mistakes: What Caused the Recession?

Featuring Mark Calabria, Director of Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute and Steve H. Hanke, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute, and Professor, Applied Economics, and Co-Director, Institute for Applied Economics and the Study of Business Enterprise, The Johns Hopkins University.