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.

May 17, 2010

Overdose: A Film about the Next Financial Crisis

Narrated by Johan Norberg, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute and Author, Financial Fiasco: How America’s Infatuation with Home Ownership and Easy Money Created the Economic Crisis.

March 16, 2010

Did a Lack of Consumer Protection Cause the Financial Crisis?

Did a Lack of Consumer Protection Cause the Financial Crisis?

Featuring Janis Bowdler, National Council of La Raza; Thomas Durkin, Former Economist, Federal Reserve Board; Ed Mierzwinski, U.S. PIRG; and Todd Zywicki, George Mason University School of Law. Moderated by Mark A. Calabria, Director, Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute.

November 18, 2009

The Role of the Community Reinvestment Act in the Financial Crisis

The Role of the Community Reinvestment Act in the Financial Crisis

Featuring Edward Pinto, Mortgage Consultant and former Chief Credit Officer at Fannie Mae; Hon. Bruce Morrison, Former Congressman and Former Chair, Federal Housing Finance Board; Robert Litan, Vice President for Research and Policy, Kauffman Foundation and Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution; Mark Stamm, Principal, Stamm Mortgage Management; and John Taylor, National Community Reinvestment Coalition. Moderated by Mark Calabria, Director, Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute.