October 28, 2014

Ranking Economic Freedom around the World

Ranking Economic Freedom around the World

Featuring a presentation and live discussion with Ian Vasquez, Director of the Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute; moderated by Caleb O. Brown, Director of Multimedia.

January 23, 2014

The Undercover Economist Strikes Back: How to Run — or Ruin — an Economy

The Undercover Economist Strikes Back: How to Run — or Ruin — an Economy

Featuring the author Tim Harford, Senior Columnist, Financial Times; Presenter, BBC Radio 4; and Visiting Fellow, Nuffield College, Oxford; with comments by Alex Tabarrok, Professor of Economics, George Mason University; moderated by Dalibor Rohac, Policy Analyst, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.

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 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 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.

April 23, 2013

Switzerland: A Free-Market Model for Europe?

Switzerland: A Free-Market Model for Europe?

Featuring R. James Breiding, Author, Swiss Made, and founder, Naissance Capital; with comments by Richard Rahn, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute, and Chairman, Institute for Global Economic Growth; moderated by Mark Calabria, Director, Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute; with a brief welcome by Manuel Sager, Swiss Ambassador to the United States.

March 15, 2013

Accidental Occidental: Economics and Culture of Transition in Mitteleuropa, the Baltic and the Balkan Area

Accidental Occidental: Economics and Culture of Transition in Mitteleuropa, the Baltic and the Balkan Area

Featuring the author Lajos Bokros, Former Minister of Finance, Hungary, Member of European Parliament, Professor of Economics and Public Policy, Central European University; with comments by Charles Gati, Professorial Lecturer in Russian and Eurasian Studies, Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies; moderated by Tom G. Palmer, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute, Executive Vice President for International Programs, Atlas Economic Research Foundation.

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.

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.