December 3, 2013

The Great Escape: Health, Wealth, and the Origins of Inequality

The Great Escape: Health, Wealth, and the Origins of Inequality

Featuring the author Angus Deaton, Dwight D. Eisenhower Professor of Economic and International Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs & Economics Department, Princeton University; with comments by Charles Kenny, Senior Fellow, Center for Global Development; moderated by Ian Vasquez, Director, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.

October 16, 2013

Economic Freedom in Action: Changing Lives

Economic Freedom in Action: Changing Lives

With comments by Michael Walker, Founder and Senior Fellow, Fraser Institute; and Johan Norberg, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; moderated by Ian Vasquez, Director, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.

June 21, 2013

Global Crossings: Immigration, Civilization, and America

Global Crossings: Immigration, Civilization, and America

Featuring the author Alvaro Vargas Llosa, Senior Fellow, The Center on Global Prosperity, Independent Institute; with comments by Alex Nowrasteh, Immigration Policy Analyst, Cato Institute; moderated by Ian Vásquez, Director, Center For Global Liberty And Prosperity, Cato Institute.

June 18, 2013

Poverty and Progress: Realities and Myths about Global Poverty

Poverty and Progress: Realities and Myths about Global Poverty

Featuring the author Deepak Lal, Professor Emeritus of International Development Studies, University of California at Los Angeles, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; with comments by Marcus Noland, Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics; moderated by Ian Vasquez, Director, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.

June 11, 2013

India Grows at Night: A Liberal Case for a Strong State

India Grows at Night: A Liberal Case for a Strong State

Featuring the author Gurcharan Das, Former CEO of Procter & Gamble, India; with comments by Swaminathan Aiyar, Research Fellow, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute; moderated by Ian Vasquez, Director, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.

June 5, 2013

The Problem with Europe’s Austerity Debate

The Problem with Europe's Austerity Debate

Featuring Simeon Djankov, Former Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister, Bulgaria, Creator and former lead author of Doing Business (World Bank); and Anders Aslund, Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics; moderated by Ian Vasquez, Director, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.

March 19, 2013

The Future of Freedom in Cuba

The Future of Freedom in Cuba

Featuring Yoani Sanchez, Dissident blogger, Generation Y; and Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo, Photographer and Editor, Voces; moderated by Ian Vasquez, Director, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.

January 17, 2013

Madmen, Intellectuals and Academic Scribblers

Madmen, Intellectuals and Academic Scribblers

Featuring the authors Wayne Leighton, Professor of Economics, Francisco Marroquin University, Guatemala; and Edward Lopez, BB&T Distinguished Professor of Capitalism at Western Carolina University; with comments by Fred Smith, Founder and Chairman, Competitive Enterprise Institute; moderated by Ian Vásquez, Director, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.

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 18, 2012

Release of the 2012 Economic Freedom of the World Report

Release of the 2012 Economic Freedom of the World Report

featuring co-author Robert Lawson, Fullinwider Chair in Economic Freedom, Southern Methodist University; co-author James Gwartney, director, Stavros Center for the Advancement of Free Enterprise and Economic Education, Florida State University; and Ian Vasquez, director, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.