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.

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.