January 26
Book Forum

The Welfare of Nations

Featuring the author James Bartholomew, The Welfare of Nations; with comments by Will Wilkinson, Vice President for Policy, Niskanen Center; Sven R. Larson, Author, Industrial Poverty: Yesterday Sweden, Today Europe, Tomorrow America; moderated by Michael Tanner, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute.
August 22
Conference

Welfare Reform Turns 20: Looking Back, Going Forward

Featuring Ron Haskins, Co-director, Brookings Center on Children and Families, Brookings Institution; Heather Hahn, Senior Fellow, Urban Institute; Robert VerBruggen, Managing Editor, The American Conservative; Scott Winship, Walter B. Wriston Fellow, Manhattan Institute; Rebecca Vallas, Managing Director, Poverty to Prosperity Program, Center for American Progress; Michael Strain, Director of Economic Policy Studies, American Enterprise Institute; William Voegeli, Senior Editor, Claremont Review of Books; Visiting Scholar, Henry Salvatori Center, Claremont McKenna College; LaDonna Pavetti, Vice President for Family Income Support Policy, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities; and Michael D. Tanner, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute.
June 16
Book Forum

Going for Broke: Deficits, Debt, and the Entitlement Crisis

Featuring the author Michael Tanner, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; with comments from Maya MacGuineas, President, Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget; and James Pethokoukis, DeWitt Wallace Fellow, and Editor, AEIdeas, American Enterprise Institute; moderated by Nicole Kaeding, Budget Analyst, Cato Institute.