June 24, 2009
Policy Forum

Bringing Transparency to the Federal Reserve

Featuring Rep. Ron Paul (R‑TX); with comments by Gilbert Schwartz, Partner, Schwartz & Ballen LLP, Former Associate General Counsel, Federal Reserve; and Bert Ely, President, Ely & Company, Inc. Moderated by Mark Calabria Director, Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute.
April 24, 2009
Conference

Shadow Open Market Committee

Featuring position papers from Michael Bordo, Rutgers University, “The Great Contraction 1929–1933: Are There Parallels to the Current Crisis?”; Charles Calomiris, Columbia University, “The Dos and Don’ts of Financial Regulatory Reform” and “TALF and PPIP: Will they Work to Unclog the Financial Plumbing?”; Marvin Goodfriend, Carnegie Mellon University, “We Need an Accord for Fed Credit Policy”; Mickey Levy, Bank of America, “What’s in Worse Shape, the Economy or Fiscal Policy?”; Bennett McCallum, Carnegie Mellon University, “China, the U.S. Dollar, and SDRs”; and Anna Schwartz, NBER, “Boundaries Between the Fed and the Treasury”; Moderated by Gregory Hess, Claremont McKenna College.
April 17, 2009
Book Forum

Can Government Be Trusted with the Money Supply?

Featuring George Selgin, Author of Good Money; Steve H. Hanke, Professor of Applied Economics, Johns Hopkins University and Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; Richard W. Rahn, Chairman, Institute for Global Economic Growth and Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; moderator James A. Dorn, Director, Cato Annual Monetary Conference, and Editor, Cato Journal