November 18, 2014
Book Forum

The Forgotten Depression: 1921: The Crash That Cured Itself

Featuring the author James Grant, Publisher, Grant’s Interest Rate Observer; with comments by Jim Powell, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; and Lawrence H. White, Professor of Economics, George Mason University, and Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; moderated by George Selgin, Director, Center for Monetary and Financial Alternatives, Cato Institute.
November 6, 2014

32nd Annual Monetary Conference

Featuring James Grant, Founder and Editor, Grant’s Interest Rate Observer; Axel Leijonhufvud, Professor of Economics (Emeritus), UCLA; Patrick Byrne, CEO and Chairman, Over​stock​.com; Norbert Michel, Research Fellow in Financial Regulations, The Heritage Foundation; Judy Shelton, Co‐​Director, Sound Money Project, Atlas Economic Research Foundation; John Allison, President and CEO, Cato Institute, and retired Chairman and CEO, BB&T; and more.
October 9, 2014
Book Forum

Bootleggers and Baptists: How Economic Forces and Moral Persuasion Interact to Shape Regulatory Politics

Featuring the authors Adam Smith, Assistant Professor of Economics and Director, Center for Free Market Studies, Johnson & Wales; and Bruce Yandle, Dean Emeritus of the College of Business and Behavioral Science, and Alumni Distinguished Professor of Economics Emeritus, Clemson University; with comments by Susan Dudley, Research Professor of Public Policy and Public Administration and Director, Regulatory Studies Center, George Washington University; moderated by John Samples, Vice President and Publisher, 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.
September 30, 2014
Book Forum

Consumer Credit and the American Economy

Featuring the author Todd Zywicki, Professor, George Mason University School of Law; with comments by Anthony Yezer, Professor, Department of Economics, George Washington University; and Heidi M. Schooner, Professor, Columbus School of Law, The Catholic University of America; moderated by Mark Calabria, Director, Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute.
July 16, 2014 July 17, 2014

After Dodd‐​Frank: The Future of Financial Markets

Featuring Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R‑TX), Chairman, House Financial Services Committee; Rep. Patrick McHenry (R‑NC), Member, House Financial Services Committee; Chairman of the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee; Richard Kovacevich, Chairman Emeritus, Wells Fargo & Company; Tyler Cowen, General Director, Mercatus Center at George Mason University; Sharon Brown‐​Hruska, Vice President, National Economic Research Associates and Visiting Professor of Finance, Tulane University; John Coates, Professor of Law and Economics, Harvard Law School; Daniel M. Gallagher, Commissioner, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission; Josh Rosner, Author, Reckless Endangerment, Graham Fisher & Co.; and more.
June 19, 2014
Book Forum

Money: How the Destruction of the Dollar Threatens the Global Economy — and What We Can Do about It

Featuring the authors Steve Forbes, Chairman and Editor‐​in‐​Chief, Forbes Media; and Elizabeth Ames, President, BOLDE Communications; with comments by Steve H. Hanke, Professor of Applied Economics, The Johns Hopkins University, and Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; moderated by James A. Dorn, Vice President for Monetary Studies and Senior Fellow, Cato Institute.