December 15, 2009
Policy Forum

Rethinking Trade Policy

Featuring Edward Gresser, Senior Fellow, Democratic Leadership Council; Daniel Ikenson, Associate Director, Center for Trade Policy Studies, Cato Institute; and Philip I. Levy, Resident Scholar, American Enterprise Institute.
December 15, 2009
Capitol Hill Briefing

Would a Deficit Task Force Fix the Budget or Punish Taxpayers?

Featuring Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI), Ranking Member, House Committee on the Budget; Douglas J. Holtz‐​Eakin, President, DHE Consulting LLC and former director, Congressional Budget Office; Chris Edwards, Director of Tax Policy Studies, Cato Institute, and manager of www​.down​siz​ing​gov​ern​ment​.org; and Dan Mitchell, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute.
December 9, 2009
Book Forum

Latin Americans and the West

Featuring the author, Carlos Alberto Montaner; with comments by Alvaro Vargas Llosa, Senior Fellow, Independent Institute. Moderated by Ian Vásquez, Director, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.
December 3, 2009
Policy Forum

The USA Patriot Act: Renew, Revise, or Repeal?

Featuring Julian Sanchez, Research Fellow, Cato Institute; Gregory Nojeim, Senior Counsel, The Center for Democracy and Technology; Jena Baker McNeill, Homeland Security Policy Analyst, The Heritage Foundation; and Richard Samp, Chief Counsel, Washington Legal Foundation. Moderated by Tim Lynch, Director, Project on Criminal Justice, Cato Institute.
November 20, 2009
Policy Forum

Bending the Productivity Curve: How Would Health Care “Reform” Affect Medical Innovation?

Featuring Raymond Raad, New York Presbyterian Hospital / Weill Cornell Medical Center, and Coauthor, “Bending the Productivity Curve: Why America Leads the World in Medical Innovation”; Gerard Anderson, Director, Center for Hospital Finance and Management, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health; and John E. Calfee, Resident Scholar, American Enterprise Institute. Moderated by Michael F. Cannon, Director of Health Policy Studies, Cato Institute, Coauthor of Healthy Competition: What’s Holding Back Health Care and How to Free It.
November 18, 2009
Policy Forum

The Role of the Community Reinvestment Act in the Financial Crisis

Featuring Edward Pinto, Mortgage Consultant and former Chief Credit Officer at Fannie Mae; Hon. Bruce Morrison, Former Congressman and Former Chair, Federal Housing Finance Board; Robert Litan, Vice President for Research and Policy, Kauffman Foundation and Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution; Mark Stamm, Principal, Stamm Mortgage Management; and John Taylor, National Community Reinvestment Coalition. Moderated by Mark Calabria, Director, Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute.
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.
November 6, 2009
City Seminar

Cato Institute Policy Perspectives 2009

Featuring Edward H. Crane, President, Cato Institute, John H. Cochrane, AQR Capital Management Professor of Finance, University of Chicago Booth School of Business, and Adjunct Scholar, Cato Institute; Michael Cannon, Director of Health Policy Studies, Cato Institute; Jerry Taylor, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; and Clifford S. Asness, Managing & Founding Principal, AQR Capital Management.