December 7, 2017
Capitol Hill Briefing

Curbing Wasteful Spending in 2018

Featuring James Lankford (R-OK), U.S. Senator; Steve Ellis, Vice President, Taxpayers for Common Sense; Romina Boccia, Deputy Director, Thomas A. Roe Institute for Economic Policy Studies, Heritage Foundation; Ryan Bourne, R. Evan Scharf Chair for the Public Understanding of Economics, Cato Institute; moderated by Chris Edwards, Director of Tax Policy Studies; Editor, Down​siz​ing​Gov​ern​ment​.org, Cato Institute.
November 29, 2017
City Seminar

Cato Institute Policy Perspectives 2017

Featuring Peter Goettler, President and CEO, Cato Institute; Hon. Diane Sykes, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit; Jason Sorens, Adjunct Scholar, Cato Institute; and Luigi Zingales, Robert C. McCormack Distinguished Service Professor of Entrepreneurship and Finance and Charles M. Harper Faculty Fellow, University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
November 15, 2017
Joseph K. McLaughlin Lecture Series

The Challenge of Populism

Featuring Mario Vargas Llosa, 2010 Nobel Laureate in Literature; President, International Foundation for Liberty; followed by a discussion with Alvaro Vargas Llosa, Editor, El estallido del populismo and Senior Fellow, Independent Institute; Gabriela Calderón de Burgos, Editor, ElCa​to​.org; moderated by Ian Vasquez, Director, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.
October 24, 2017
Book Forum

Crude Nation: How Oil Riches Ruined Venezuela

Featuring the author, Raúl Gallegos, Associate Director, Control Risks; with comments by Gustavo Coronel, Former Member, Board of Directors, Petróleos de Venezuela (PDVSA); moderated by Juan Carlos Hidalgo, Policy Analyst, Latin America, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.
October 19, 2017
Policy Forum

The Impact of the Bolshevik Revolution on the Scope and Size of Government in the West

Featuring Vito Tanzi, Former Director of Fiscal Affairs, International Monetary Fund; Amity Shlaes, Author, Lecturer, and Chair of Calvin Coolidge Presidential Foundation; Andrei Illarionov, Senior Fellow, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute; moderated by Marian L. Tupy, Senior Policy Analyst, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.