December 7, 2010
Policy Forum

Banking and Insurance in the 112th Congress

Panel I — Insurance

  • Robert Detlefsen, Vice President of Public Policy, National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies
  • Lars Powell, Whitbeck‐​Beyer Chair of Insurance and Financial Services, University of Arkansas
  • Lawrence H. Mirel, Partner, Wiley Rein LLP
  • Stephen Pociask, Chief Economist, American Consumer Institute
  • Moderated by Eli Lehrer, Director, Center on Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate, Heartland Institute

Panel II — Banking

  • Mark Oesterle, Chief Counsel for the Minority, U.S. Senate Banking Committee
  • Joi Sheffield, Former Banking Counsel to Sen. Tim Johnson
  • Bert Ely, Principal, Ely & Company, Inc.
  • Moderated by Mark Calabria, Director, Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute.
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.
June 16, 2010
Book Forum

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 11, 2010
Policy Forum

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.
April 8, 2010
Policy Forum

Putting Politics above Markets: A Greek Tragedy

Featuring Takis Michas, Staff writer for the Greek national daily, Eleftherotypia; with comments by Patrick Welter, Economics Correspondent, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. Moderated by Ian Vásquez, Director, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.