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.

June 16, 2016

The TPP and Pharmaceutical Protections: Too Strong, Too Weak, or Just Right?

The TPP and Pharmaceutical Protections: Too Strong, Too Weak, or Just Right?

Featuring Joseph Damond, Senior Vice President, Biotechnology Innovation Organization; Burcu Kilic, Legal and Policy Director, Public Citizen Global Access to Medicine Program; and Walter Park, Professor of Economics, American University; moderated by 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.

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.

March 5, 2014

Intellectual Property in the Trans-Pacific Partnership: National Interest or Corporate Handout?

Intellectual Property in the Trans-Pacific Partnership: National Interest or Corporate Handout?

Featuring Margot Kaminski, Executive Director, Information Society Project, Yale University; Tom Giovanetti, President, Institute for Policy Innovation; and K. William Watson, Trade Policy Analyst, Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies, Cato Institute; moderated by Simon Lester, Trade Policy Analyst, Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies, Cato Institute.

June 18, 2013

Free Trade, Free Markets: Rating the 112th Congress

Free Trade, Free Markets: Rating the 112th Congress

Featuring Senator Jeff Flake (R-AZ); and Bill Watson, Trade Policy Analyst, Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies, Cato Institute; moderated by Laura Odato, Director of Government Affairs, Cato Institute.

April 18, 2013

Regulatory Protectionism: A Hidden Threat to Free Trade

Regulatory Protectionism: A Hidden Threat to Free Trade

Featuring K. William Watson, Trade Policy Analyst, Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies, Cato Institute; Donald J. Boudreaux, Professor, George Mason University Department of Economics, and Adjunct Scholar, Cato Institute; and James Bacchus, Former World Trade Organization Appellate Body Chairman; moderated by Sallie James, Trade Policy Analyst, Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies, Cato Institute.