March 26, 2015

Can We End Poverty?

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

A Republic No More: Big Government and the Rise of American Political Corruption

A Republic No More: Big Government and the Rise of American Political Corruption

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.

December 4, 2014

The Future of U.S. Economic Growth

The Future of U.S. Economic Growth - Welcoming Remarks and Panel 1: Forecasting the Long-Term Growth Outlook

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

Aftermath: The Unintended Consequences of Public Policies

Aftermath: The Unintended Consequences of Public Policies

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

Corporate Inversions, American Jobs, and National Competitiveness

Corporate Inversions, American Jobs, and National Competitiveness

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

Economics Gone Wild: The Growing Use of Graphic Novels, Comics, Videos, Memes, and More, to Teach and Convey Economic Liberty

Economics Gone Wild: The Growing Use of Graphic Novels, Comics, Videos, Memes, and More, to Teach and Convey Economic Liberty

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

Bruno Leoni at 101

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.