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.

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.

June 18, 2013

Poverty and Progress: Realities and Myths about Global Poverty

Poverty and Progress: Realities and Myths about Global Poverty

Featuring the author Deepak Lal, Professor Emeritus of International Development Studies, University of California at Los Angeles, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; with comments by Marcus Noland, Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics; moderated by Ian Vasquez, Director, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.

March 14, 2013

Cry the Beloved Country: South Africa’s Future under the ANC

Cry the Beloved Country: South Africa’s Future under the ANC

Featuring John Kane-Berman, CEO, South African Institute of Race Relations; with comments by Ebrahim Rasool, Ambassador, Republic of South Africa; moderated by Marian L. Tupy, Policy Analyst, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, 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 6, 2010

Why Africa Is Poor and What Africans Can Do about It

Featuring the author Greg Mills, Director, Brenthurst Foundation, South Africa; with comments by Marian L. Tupy, Policy Analyst, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute; moderated by Ian Vásquez, Director, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.

November 10, 2009

The Failure of Social Policy in Venezuela

The Failure of Social Policy in Venezuela

Featuring María Corina Machado, President, Súmate. Moderated by Ian Vásquez, Director, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.

July 28, 2008

Escaping Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa

Escaping Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa

Featuring Rejoice Ngwenya, Writer and head of the Zimbabwean Coalition for Market & Liberal Solutions, and Marian Tupy, Cato Institute.