June 30, 2016

Should Free Traders Support the Trans-Pacific Partnership?

Featuring Ambassador Michael Froman, United States Trade Representative, Office of the United States Trade Representative; Ambassador Clayton Yeutter, Former United States Trade Representative, Office of the United States Trade Representative; Daniel Ikenson, Director, Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies, Cato Institute; Simon Lester, Trade Policy Analyst, Cato Institute; Philip Levy, Senior Fellow on the Global Economy, Chicago Council on Global Affairs; Daniel Pearson, Senior Fellow in Trade Policy Studies, Cato Institute; Derek Scissors, Resident Scholar, American Enterprise Institute; Geir Ulle, Director of International Trade, JT International; K. William Watson, Trade Policy Analyst, Cato Institute.

October 12, 2015

Will the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership Live Up to Its Promise?

Will the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership Live Up to Its Promise? -- Welcoming Remarks and Keynote Address

Featuring Susan Aaronson, George Washington University; Ted Alden, Council on Foreign Relations; Alberto Alemanno, HEC Paris & NYU Law; Inu Barbee, Georgetown University; Laura Baughman, Trade Partnership; Axel Berger, The German Development Institute; Marjorie Chorlins, European Affairs at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce; Iana Dreyer, Borderlex; Michelle Egan, American University; Fredrik Erixon, ECIPE; Gabriel Felbermayr, Ifo Institute; Daniel J. Ikenson, Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies, Cato Institute; Jim Kolbe, German Marshall Fund; Simon Lester, Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies, Cato Institute; Phil Levy, The Chicago Council on Global Affairs; Hanna Norberg, TradeEconomista.com; Daniel R. Pearson, Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies, Cato Institute; Peter Rashish, Transnational Strategy Group; Gregory Shaffer, University of California, Irvine School of Law; Gabriel Siles-Brügge, University of Manchester; Harsha V. Singh, International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development; Bill Watson, Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies, Cato Institute.

February 6, 2015

The Libertarian State of the Union

The Libertarian State of the Union

Featuring Mark Calabria, Director, Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute; Chris Edwards, Director, Tax Policy Studies, Cato Institute, and Editor, DownsizingGovernment.org; Julian Sanchez, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; and Daniel J. Ikenson, Director, Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies, Cato Institute; moderated by Peter Russo, Director, Congressional Affairs, Cato Institute.

June 13, 2014

The Bitter Taste of Sugar Protectionism: How Congress and the U.S. Sugar Industry Kill Jobs, Raise the Cost of Living for Americans, and Compel U.S. Companies to Move Overseas

The Bitter Taste of Sugar Protectionism: How Congress and the U.S. Sugar Industry Kill Jobs, Raise the Cost of Living for Americans, and Compel U.S. Companies to Move Overseas

Featuring Daniel J. Ikenson, Director, Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies, Cato Institute; Ike Brannon, Fellow, The 4% Growth Project, George W. Bush Institute; and Daniel Pearson, Senior Fellow, Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies, Cato Institute; moderated by John Maniscalco, Director of Congressional Affairs, Cato Institute.

May 20, 2014

The Investor-State Dispute Settlement Mechanism: An Examination of Benefits and Costs

The Investor-State Dispute Settlement Mechanism: Panel I - Introduction & Panel I: Does ISDS Strengthen or Weaken the Rule of Law?

Featuring James Politi, U.S. Economics and Trade Correspondent, Financial Times; Simon Lester, Trade Policy Analyst, Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies, Cato Institute; Ted Posner, Litigation Partner, Weil, Gotshal and Manges; Lori Wallach, Director, Public Citizen’s Global Trade Watch; Todd Weiler, Counsel, Expert Consultant and Arbitrator, Investment Treaty Law and Arbitration; Susan Aaronson, Research Professor, Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University; Shaun Donnelly, Vice President of Investment and Financial Services, United States Council for International Business; Dan Ikenson, Director, Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies, Cato Institute; Chris Sands, Senior Fellow, Hudson Institute; moderated by Edward Alden, Bernard L. Schwartz Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations; and Kimberly Elliot, Senior Fellow, Center for Global Development.

March 7, 2014

TPA, TPP, TTIP, and You: When Will We Enjoy the Fruits of the U.S. Trade Agenda?

TPA, TPP, TTIP, and You: When Will We Enjoy the Fruits of the U.S. Trade Agenda?

Featuring Dan Ikenson, Director, Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies, Cato Institute; Simon Lester, Policy Analyst, Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies, Cato Institute; Daniel Pearson, Senior Fellow, Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies, Cato Institute; and Bill Watson, Policy Analyst, Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies, Cato Institute.