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.

May 11, 2012

The Clash of Economic Ideas

The Clash of Economic Ideas

Featuring the author Lawrence H. White, Professor of Economics, George Mason University; with comments by Sylvia Nasar, John S. and James L. Knight Professor of Business Journalism, Columbia University, Author, A Beautiful Mind and Grand Pursuit: The Story of Economic Genius, moderated by James A. Dorn, Editor, Cato Journal, and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Cato Institute.

April 24, 2012

Why Capitalism?

Why Capitalism?

Featuring the author Allan H. Meltzer, University Professor of Political Economy at Carnegie Mellon University; with comments by John Mueller, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; moderated by David Boaz, Executive Vice President, Cato Institute.

April 19, 2012

Free Market Fairness

Free Market Fairness

Featuring author John Tomasi, Brown University; with comments by John Hasnas, Georgetown University; moderated by John Samples, Cato Institute.

April 4, 2012

Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty

Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty

Featuring the coauthor Daron Acemoglu, Killian Professor of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; with comments by Karla Hoff, Senior Research Economist, Development Economics Group, World Bank; moderated by Ian Vasquez, Director, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.

October 14, 2011

Is Islam Compatible with the Free Market?

Is Islam Compatible with the Free Market?

Featuring Mustafa Akyol, Author, Islam without Extremes: A Muslim Case for Liberty (Norton, 2011); with comments from Kris Mauren, Executive Director, Acton Institute for the Study of Religion and Liberty; moderated by Ian Vasquez, Director, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.

January 12, 2011

Adam Smith: An Enlightened Life

Adam Smith: An Enlightened Life

Featuring the author, Nicholas Phillipson, Honorary Research Fellow in History, University of Edinburgh; and James R. Otteson, Professor of Philosophy and Economics, Yeshiva University, Charles G. Koch Senior Fellow, The Fund for American Studies. Moderated by John Samples, Director, Center for Representative Government, Cato Institute.

May 20, 2010

The Rational Optimist: How Prosperity Evolves

The Rational Optimist: How Prosperity Evolves

Featuring the author, Matt Ridley; with comments by Robin Hanson, Associate Professor of Economics, George Mason University. Moderated by Brink Lindsey, Vice President for Research, Cato Institute.