September 22, 2020 September 23, 2020
Live Online Conference

Crisis: Housing and Homelessness in California

Featuring Micah Weinberg, California Forward; Jennifer Hernandez, Holland & Knight; Ricardo Flores, Local Initiatives Support Corporation; Laura Foote, YIMBY Action; Steven Falk, Interim City Administrator, City of Oakland; Sonja Trauss, YIMBY Law; Matt Regan, Bay Area Council; Kevin Faulconer, Mayor of San Diego; Lee Ohanian, UCLA; Michael Tanner, Cato Institute.
June 15, 2017
Policy Forum

Financial Crisis and Reform: Have We Done Enough to Fix the Government‐​Sponsored Enterprises?

Featuring John Allison, Former CEO of BB&T Corporation and former CEO of the Cato Institute; Susan Wharton Gates, Author, Days of Slaughter: Inside the Fall of Freddie Mac and Why It Could Happen Again; R. Christopher Whalen, Chairman, Whalen Global Advisors; and Landon Parsons, Senior Advisor, Moelis & Company; moderated by Ike Brannon, Visiting Fellow, Cato Institute.
November 17, 2016
Conference

34th Annual Monetary Conference

Featuring Athanasios Orphanides Professor, MIT Sloan School of Management; Thomas M. Hoenig, Vice Chairman, FDIC; Hon. Phil Gramm, Former Chairman, Senate Banking Committee; H. Robert Heller, Former Member, Federal Reserve Board of Governors; James Grant, Editor, Grant’s Interest Rate Observer; John A. Allison, Former President and CEO, Cato Institute, and former Chairman and CEO, BB&T Bank; Steve Hanke, Johns Hopkins University; and Mark Spitznagel, President & CIO, Universa Investments, LP.
October 15, 2015
Book Forum

Zoning Rules! The Economics of Land Use Regulation

Featuring the author William Fischel, Professor of Economics, Dartmouth College; with comments by Matt Yglesias, Executive Editor, Vox Media; and Robert Dietz, Vice President, Tax and Market Analysis, National Association of Home Builders; moderated by Mark Calabria, Director, Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute.
October 1, 2014
Book Forum

Rethinking Housing Bubbles: The Role of Household and Bank Balance Sheets in Modeling Economic Cycles

Featuring the authors Vernon L. Smith, Laureate 2002, Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences and Professor, Chapman University; and Steven D. Gjerstad, Presidential Fellow, Chapman University; with comments by Dean Baker, Co‐​founder, Center for Economic and Policy Research; moderated by Mark A. Calabria, Director, Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute.
June 6, 2013 June 7, 2013
Conference

Third Annual Cato Papers on Public Policy Conference

Featuring: Jeffrey Miron, Harvard University and Cato Institute; Paul Willen, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston; Ross Levine, University of California, Berkeley; Yona Rubinstein, London School of Economics; James Hamilton, University of California, San Diego; Giovanni Peri, University of California, Davis; and Chad Sparber, Colgate University.
December 13, 2012
Policy Forum

Is the Federal Housing Administration the Next Bailout?

Featuring Mark Calabria, Director, Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute; Edward Pinto, Resident Fellow, American Enterprise Institute, Former Chief Credit Officer, Fannie Mae; and Michael Fratantoni, Vice President, Research and Economics, Mortgage Bankers Association of America; moderated by Alan Zibel, Reporter, Wall Street Journal.
November 15, 2012
Conference

30th Annual Monetary Conference

Featuring Vernon L. Smith, Professor of Economics, Chapman University, and Nobel Laureate in Economics; Thomas Hoenig, Vice Chairman,Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation; John B. Taylor, Professor of Economics, Stanford University; George S. Tavlas, Director, Bank of Greece; Jurgen Stark, Former Chief Economist, European Central Bank; and Charles I. Plosser, President, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
June 13, 2012
Policy Forum

The Death and Life of Affordable Housing

Featuring Ryan Avent, Author of The Gated City; Adam Gordon, Staff Attorney, Fair Share Housing; Randal O’Toole, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute, and author of American Nightmare: How Government Undermines the Dream of Homeownership; Matthew Yglesias, author of The Rent Is Too Damn High; moderated by Diana Lind, Executive Director and Editor‐​in‐​Chief, Next American City.
November 18, 2010
Conference

28th Annual Monetary Conference

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.
November 12, 2009
Book Forum

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.
October 19, 2009
Policy Forum

Which Way Forward for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac?

Featuring David Reiss, Professor, Brooklyn Law School; Jay Brinkmann, Chief Economist, Mortgage Bankers Association; and David Crowe, Chief Economist, National Association of Home Builders. Moderated by Mark A. Calabria, Director, Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute.