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.

November 16, 2011

29th Annual Monetary Conference

29th Monetary Conference: Welcoming Remarks and Keynote Address

Featuring Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX), Chairman, House Financial Services Subcommittee on Domestic Monetary Policy; James Grant, Editor, Grant’s Interest Rate Observer; Jeffrey M. Lacker, President, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond; Robert Zoellick, President, World Bank; Allan Meltzer, University Professor of Economics, Carnegie-Mellon University, and Distinguished Visiting Scholar, Hoover Institution; Judy Shelton, Author, Money Meltdown; Benn Steil, Director of International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations; John Allison, Former Chairman and CEO, BB&T, and Distinguished Professor of Practice, Wake Forest University.

November 18, 2010

28th Annual Monetary Conference

28th Annual Monetary Conference: Keynote Address

Featuring Charles Plosser, President, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia; Carmen M. Reinhart, Professor of Economics, University of Maryland; Jerry L. Jordan, Former President, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland; George S. Tavlas, Director-General, Bank of Greece; John B. Taylor, Professor of Economics, Stanford University; and Manuel Sánchez, Vice Governor, Banco de México.

June 16, 2010

Fault Lines: How Hidden Fractures Still Threaten the World Economy

Fault Lines: How Hidden Fractures Still Threaten the World Economy

Featuring the author Raghuram Rajan, Professor of Finance, University of Chicago, and former Chief Economist, International Monetary Fund; with comments by Jon Hilsenrath, Chief Economics Correspondent, Wall Street Journal; and Carmen Reinhart, Professor of Economics, University of Maryland, and Co-author, This Time Is Different. Moderated by Ian Vásquez, Director, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.

May 17, 2010

Overdose: A Film about the Next Financial Crisis

Narrated by Johan Norberg, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute and Author, Financial Fiasco: How America’s Infatuation with Home Ownership and Easy Money Created the Economic Crisis.

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.

March 16, 2010

Did a Lack of Consumer Protection Cause the Financial Crisis?

Did a Lack of Consumer Protection Cause the Financial Crisis?

Featuring Janis Bowdler, National Council of La Raza; Thomas Durkin, Former Economist, Federal Reserve Board; Ed Mierzwinski, U.S. PIRG; and Todd Zywicki, George Mason University School of Law. Moderated by Mark A. Calabria, Director, Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute.

February 5, 2010

Greed, Irresponsibility, or Policy Mistakes: What Caused the Recession?

Featuring Mark Calabria, Director of Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute and Steve H. Hanke, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute, and Professor, Applied Economics, and Co-Director, Institute for Applied Economics and the Study of Business Enterprise, The Johns Hopkins University.

November 12, 2009

Too Big To Save? How to Fix The U.S. Financial System

Too Big To Save? How to Fix The U.S. Financial System

Featuring the author, Robert Pozen, Chairman, MFS Investment Management; with comments by Kenneth E. Bentsen Jr., Executive Vice President, Public Policy and Advocacy Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association; and Phillip Swagel, Professor, McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University. Moderated by Mark Calabria, Director, Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute.