May 6, 2014

Bruno Leoni at 101

Featuring Roger Pilon, Vice President for Legal Affairs, Cato Institute; Peter Boettke, University Professor of Economics and Philosophy, George Mason University; and Todd J. Zywicki, George Mason University Foundation Professor of Law, George Mason University School of Law; moderated by Alberto Mingardi, Director General, Istituto Bruno Leoni.

February 24, 2014

The Up Side of Down: Why Failing Well Is the Key to Success

The Up Side of Down:  Why Failing Well Is the Key to Success

Featuring the author Megan McArdle, Columnist, Bloomberg View; with comments by Brink Lindsey, Vice President for Research, Cato Institute; moderated by Dalibor Rohac, Policy Analyst, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.

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 10, 2013

Bruno Leoni at 100

Featuring Roger Pilon, Vice President for Legal Affairs, Cato Institute; Peter Boettke, University Professor of Economics and Philosophy, George Mason University; and Todd J. Zywicki, George Mason University Foundation Professor of Law, George Mason University School of Law; moderated by Alberto Mingardi, Director General, Istituto Bruno Leoni.

This event has been canceled due to the weather and will be rescheduled for a later time.

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 29, 2013

Is Slow Growth the New Normal?

Is Slow Growth the New Normal?

Featuring Brink Lindsey, Vice President for Research, Cato Institute; Tyler Cowen, Professor, George Mason University; and Martin Baily, Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution; moderated by Annie Lowrey, Reporter, New York Times.

September 27, 2013

Liberalism and Cronyism: Two Rival Political and Economic Systems

Liberalism and Cronyism: Two Rival Political and Economic Systems

Featuring the authors Randall G. Holcombe, DeVoe Moore Professor of Economics, Florida State University; and Andrea M. Castillo, Program Associate, Mercatus Center; with comments by Timothy P. Carney Visiting Fellow, American Enterprise Institute and Senior Political Columnist, Washington Examiner; moderated by Dalibor Rohac; Policy Analyst, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.

June 20, 2013

How Markets and Innovation Became Ethical and Then Suspect

How Markets and Innovation Became Ethical and Then Suspect

Featuring Deirdre N. McCloskey, Distinguished Professor of Economics, History, English, and Communication, University of Illinois at Chicago, Author, The Bourgeois Virtues and Bourgeois Dignity; with comments by Donald J. Boudreaux, Professor of Economics, George Mason University; moderated by Dalibor Rohac, Policy Analyst, 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.

February 15, 2013

Taxes and Economic Growth: Understanding the Effects

Taxes and Economic Growth: Understanding the Effects

Featuring Travis H. Brown, CEO, Pelopidas, LLC, and author of How Money Walks; William McBride, Chief Economist, Tax Foundation; J. D. Foster, Senior Fellow, Heritage Foundation; Chris Edwards, Director of Tax Policy Studies, Cato Institute.