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.

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.

October 23, 2012

Africa’s Third Liberation: The New Search for Prosperity and Jobs

Africa's Third Liberation: The New Search for Prosperity and Jobs

Featuring the co-author Jeffrey Herbst, President, Colgate University; with comments by Todd Moss, Vice President, Center for Global Development, and Former Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of African Affairs, State Department; moderated by Marian L. Tupy, Policy Analyst, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.

May 22, 2012

Breakout Nations: In Pursuit of the Next Economic Miracles

Breakout Nations: In Pursuit of the Next Economic Miracles

Featuring the author Ruchir Sharma, Head of Emerging Market Equities and Global Macro, Morgan Stanley Investment Management; with comments by Swaminathan S. Anklesaria Aiyar, Research Fellow, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute; moderated by Ian Vasquez, Director, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.