October 15, 2014

The Transition from Communism 25 Years after the Fall of the Berlin Wall: Lessons for Non-Free Societies

The Transition from Communism 25 Years after the Fall of the Berlin Wall: Lessons for Non-Free Societies - Panel 1: Economic Transition In Ex-Communist Countries: What Have We Learned from Different Approaches To Reforms?

Featuring Oleh Havrylyshyn, Department of Economics, George Washington University and University of Toronto; Peter Murrell, Mancur Olson Professor, Department of Economics, University of Maryland; Krassen Stanchev, Executive Director, Institute for Market Economics, Bulgaria; Dalibor Rohac, Policy Analyst, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute; Andrei Illarionov, Senior Fellow, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute; Mikheil Saakashvili, Former President, Republic of Georgia; moderated by Marian L. Tupy, Senior Policy Analyst, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute; and Ian Vasquez, Director, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.

July 9, 2014

The Kennan Diaries

The Kennan Diaries

Featuring the editor Frank Costigliola, Professor of History, University of Connecticut; moderated by Justin Logan, Director of Foreign Policy Studies, 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.

April 23, 2013

Switzerland: A Free-Market Model for Europe?

Switzerland: A Free-Market Model for Europe?

Featuring R. James Breiding, Author, Swiss Made, and founder, Naissance Capital; with comments by Richard Rahn, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute, and Chairman, Institute for Global Economic Growth; moderated by Mark Calabria, Director, Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute; with a brief welcome by Manuel Sager, Swiss Ambassador to the United States.

March 15, 2013

Accidental Occidental: Economics and Culture of Transition in Mitteleuropa, the Baltic and the Balkan Area

Accidental Occidental: Economics and Culture of Transition in Mitteleuropa, the Baltic and the Balkan Area

Featuring the author Lajos Bokros, Former Minister of Finance, Hungary, Member of European Parliament, Professor of Economics and Public Policy, Central European University; with comments by Charles Gati, Professorial Lecturer in Russian and Eurasian Studies, Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies; moderated by Tom G. Palmer, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute, Executive Vice President for International Programs, Atlas Economic Research Foundation.

October 10, 2012

Europe’s Crisis and the Welfare State: Lessons for the United States

Europe's Crisis and the Welfare State: Lessons for the United States: Welcoming Remarks and Keynote Address

Featuring: John Allison; Josef Joffe, Publisher & Editor, Die Zeit, and Fellow in International Relations, Hoover Institution; Ian Vasquez, Director, Cato Institute Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity; Jagadeesh Gokhale, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; Marian Tupy, Policy Analyst, Cato Institute Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity; Veronique de Rugy, Senior Research Fellow, Mercatus Center; Juhan Parts, Minister of Economic Affairs, Estonia.

February 21, 2012

European Integration: What’s Gone Wrong?

European Integration: What's Gone Wrong?

Featuring Richard Sulik, Former Speaker of Parliament, Slovakia; Doug Bandow, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; and Antonio de Lecea, Principal Adviser, EU Delegation to Washington; moderated by Marian Tupy, Policy Analyst, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.

December 21, 2011

The European Fiscal Crisis and Lessons for America

The European Fiscal Crisis and Lessons for America

Featuring a presentation and live discussion with James A. Dorn, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Editor of Cato Journal; moderated by Caleb O. Brown, Director of Multimedia.

May 11, 2010

Europe’s Economic Crisis and the Future of the Euro

Europe's Economic Crisis and the Future of the Euro

Featuring Simeon Djankov, Minister of Finance and Deputy Prime Minister, Bulgaria; with comments by Steve Hanke, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute and Professor of Applied Economics, Johns Hopkins University. Moderated by Ian Vasquez, Director, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.