November 17, 2014

Financial Stability: Fraud, Confidence, and the Wealth of Nations

Financial Stability: Fraud, Confidence, and the Wealth of Nations

Featuring the book’s co-author R. Christopher Whalen, Senior Managing Director and Head of Research, Kroll Bond Rating Agency; with comments by Paul Miller, Managing Director, FBR Capital Markets; moderated by Mark Calabria, Director, Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute.

September 30, 2014

Consumer Credit and the American Economy

Consumer Credit and the American Economy

Featuring the author Todd Zywicki, Professor, George Mason University School of Law; with comments by Anthony Yezer, Professor, Department of Economics, George Washington University; and Heidi M. Schooner, Professor, Columbus School of Law, The Catholic University of America; moderated by Mark Calabria, Director, Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute.

July 16, 2014 - July 17, 2014

After Dodd-Frank: The Future of Financial Markets

After Dodd-Frank: The Future of Financial Markets - Panel 1: Rethinking Systemic Risk: Does the Perception Still Exist That Some Institutions Are Too Big to Fail?

Featuring Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-TX), Chairman, House Financial Services Committee; Rep. Patrick McHenry (R-NC), Member, House Financial Services Committee; Chairman of the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee; Richard Kovacevich, Chairman Emeritus, Wells Fargo & Company; Tyler Cowen, General Director, Mercatus Center at George Mason University; Sharon Brown-Hruska, Vice President, National Economic Research Associates and Visiting Professor of Finance, Tulane University; John Coates, Professor of Law and Economics, Harvard Law School; Daniel M. Gallagher, Commissioner, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission; Josh Rosner, Author, Reckless Endangerment, Graham Fisher & Co.; and more.

February 28, 2014

The Fed’s 100th Anniversary and the Case for a Centennial Monetary Commission

The Fed's 100th Anniversary and the Case for a Centennial Monetary Commission

Featuring John Allison, President and CEO, Cato Institute; Rep. Kevin Brady (TX-8), Chairman, Joint Economic Committee; and Norbert Michel, Research Fellow in Financial Regulations, Heritage Foundation; moderated by James A. Dorn, Vice President for Monetary Studies and Senior Fellow, Cato Institute.

July 22, 2013

Growing Pains: Dodd-Frank’s Third Anniversary: Has It All Been Worth It?

Growing Pains: Dodd-Frank’s Third Anniversary: Has It All Been Worth It? - Luncheon Address

Jeremiah Norton, Director, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, James Donnellan, Vice President, Government Relations, Metlife Inc.; Tony Fratto, Former White House Deputy Press Secretary and Partner, Hamilton Place Strategies; Paul Atkins, Former Commissioner, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission; Michael Bright, Senior Financial Policy Advisor, Office of Senator Bob Corker; Marcus Stanley, Americans for Financial Reform; moderators Louise Bennetts, Associate Director, Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute and Mark Calabria, Director, Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute.

June 6, 2013 - June 7, 2013

Third Annual Cato Papers on Public Policy Conference

Featuring: Jeffrey Miron, Harvard University and Cato Institute; Paul Willen, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston; Ross Levine, University of California, Berkeley; Yona Rubinstein, London School of Economics; James Hamilton, University of California, San Diego; Giovanni Peri, University of California, Davis; and Chad Sparber, Colgate University.

March 13, 2013

Would a Financial Transaction Tax Affect Financial Market Activity?

Would a Financial Transaction Tax Affect Financial Market Activity?

Featuring George H. K. Wang , Professor of Finance, George Mason University; and Aaron Klein, Director, Financial Regulatory Reform Initiative, Bipartisan Policy Center; moderated by Mark Calabria, Director, Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute.

September 25, 2012

Should Investment Advisers Be Regulated, and If So, How?

Should Investment Advisers Be Regulated, and If So, How? - Panel 1: The Regulation of Investment Advice

Featuring Mark Calabria, Director, Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute; Hester Peirce, Senior Research Fellow, Mercatus Center, George Mason University; David Tittsworth, Executive Director, Investment Adviser Association; Paul Sherman, Attorney, Institute for Justice; Knut A. Rostad, President, Institute for the Fiduciary Standard; Harvey Pitt, Former Chairman, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission; Marcus Stanley, Policy Director, Americans for Financial Reform; Ron Rhoades, Assistant Professor, Alfred State College, SUNY College of Technology.