February 25, 2015

Renewing the Search for a Monetary Constitution: Reforming Government’s Role in the Monetary System

Renewing the Search for a Monetary Constitution: Reforming Government’s Role in the Monetary System

The Cato Institute’s Center for Monetary and Financial Alternatives presents a special “live” edition of Russ Roberts’s EconTalk on Renewing the Search for a Monetary Constitution. Featuring the coeditor Lawrence H. White, Professor of Economics, George Mason University; interviewed by Russ Roberts, Host, EconTalk, and Research Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University; with an introduction by George Selgin, Senior Fellow and Director, Center for Financial and Monetary Alternatives, 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.

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.

October 9, 2014

Bootleggers and Baptists: How Economic Forces and Moral Persuasion Interact to Shape Regulatory Politics

Bootleggers and Baptists: How Economic Forces and Moral Persuasion Interact to Shape Regulatory Politics

Featuring the authors Adam Smith, Assistant Professor of Economics and Director, Center for Free Market Studies, Johnson & Wales; and Bruce Yandle, Dean Emeritus of the College of Business and Behavioral Science, and Alumni Distinguished Professor of Economics Emeritus, Clemson University; with comments by Susan Dudley, Research Professor of Public Policy and Public Administration and Director, Regulatory Studies Center, George Washington University; moderated by John Samples, Vice President and Publisher, 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.

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.

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.

February 15, 2011

Is Dodd-Frank Constitutional?

Is Dodd-Frank Constitutional?

Featuring Mark Calabria, Director of Financial Regulatory Studies, Cato Institute; Hon. C. Boyden Gray, Former White House Counsel; Timothy R. McTaggart, Partner, Pepper Hamilton LLP, and former Delaware State Bank Commissioner; moderated by Ilya Shapiro, Senior Fellow in Constitutional Studies, Cato Institute.

December 7, 2010

Banking and Insurance in the 112th Congress

Banking and Insurance in the 112th Congress

Featuring [Robert Detlefsen], Vice President of Public Policy, National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies; [Lars Powell], Whitbeck-Beyer Chair of Insurance and Financial Services, University of Arkansas; [Lawrence H. Mirel], Partner, Wiley Rein LLP; [Stephen Pociask], Chief Economist, American Consumer Institute; [Eli Lehrer], Director, Center on Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate, Heartland Institute; Panel II: Banking ; [Mark Oesterle], Chief Counsel for the Minority, U.S. Senate Banking Committee; [Joi Sheffield], Former Banking Counsel to Sen. Tim Johnson; [Bert Ely], Principal, Ely & Company, Inc.; [Mark Calabria], Director, Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute.