November 11, 2015
Featuring the author Matt Ridley, Journalist, businessman and author of the best-selling book The Rational Optimist: How Prosperity Evolves (2010); with comments by Ronald Bailey, Science Correspondent, Reason Magazine, author of The End of Doom: Environmental Renewal in the Twenty-First Century; moderated by Marian L. Tupy, Editor, www.humanprogress.org, Cato Institute.
November 10, 2015
Featuring the author Robert Higgs, Senior Fellow, Political Economy, Independent Institute; moderated by John Samples, Vice President and Publisher, Cato Institute.
October 27, 2015
Featuring the author Jon Birger, Contributor, Fortune; with comments by Karin Agness, President, Network of enlightened Women; moderated by Emily Ekins, Research Fellow, Cato Institute.
September 15, 2015
Featuring John Garvey, President, The Catholic University of America; Michael Sean Winters, Journalist, National Catholic Reporter; and Jay W. Richards, Executive Editor, The Stream, Senior Fellow, Discovery Institute’s Center on Wealth, Poverty and Morality; moderated by Marian L. Tupy, Editor, HumanProgress.org.
March 26, 2015
Featuring John Allison, President, Cato Institute; John McWhorter, Center for American Studies, Columbia University; Michael D. Tanner, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; Ron Haskins, Co-Director, Center on Children and Families, Budgeting for National Priorities Project; Angela Glover Blackwell, Founder and CEO, PolicyLink; Christopher Wimer, Co-Director, Center on Poverty and Social Policy; Robert Doar, Morgridge Fellow in Poverty Studies, American Enterprise Institute; Jo Kwong, Director of Economic Opportunity Programs, Philanthropy Roundtable; Harriet Karr-McDonald, Executive Vice President, Doe Fund; Robert Woodson, Founder and President, Center for Neighborhood Enterprise; David Beito, Professor of American History, University of Alabama; and Ruth Rathblott, President and Chief Executive Office, Harlem Educational Activities Fund.
February 12, 2015
Featuring the author Jay Cost, Staff Writer, The Weekly Standard; with comments by Mark A. Calabria, Director of Financial Regulations Studies, Cato Institute; and Chris Edwards, Director of Tax Policy Studies, Cato Institute; moderated by John Samples, Vice President and Publisher, Cato Institute.
January 22, 2015
Featuring the author Weiying Zhang; with comments by David Dollar, Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution; and Xia Yeliang, Visiting Fellow, Cato Institute; moderated by James Dorn, Vice President for Monetary Studies, Cato Institute.
December 4, 2014
Featuring Brink Lindsey, Vice President for Research, Cato Institute; Erik Brynjolfsson, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Edward Glaeser, Harvard University; Robert Gordon, Northwestern University; Dale Jorgenson, Harvard University; and Edmund Phelps, Columbia University.
September 18, 2014
Featuring the author Thomas E. Hall, Professor of Economics, Miami University of Ohio; with comments by Jason Kuznicki, Research Fellow, Cato Institute; and Patrick McLaughlin, Mercatus Center, George Mason University; moderated by John Samples, Vice President and Publisher, Cato Institute.
August 26, 2014
Featuring Dan Mitchell, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; David Burton, Senior Fellow, Heritage Foundation; and Ike Brannon, Senior Fellow, George W. Bush Institute, and President, Capital Policy Analytics; moderated by John Maniscalco, Director of Congressional Affairs, Cato Institute.
June 17, 2014
Featuring Amity Shlaes, Author, The Forgotten Man Graphic Edition: A New History of the Great Depression, and chairman of the board, Calvin Coolidge Presidential Foundation; Paul Rivoche, Illustrator, The Forgotten Man Graphic Edition: A New History of the Great Depression; and Scott Barton, Sr. Director of Online Programs, Institute for Humane Studies; moderated by Chip Bishop, Director of Student Programs, Cato Institute.
May 6, 2014
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.