November 30

Cato Institute Policy Perspectives 2016

Featuring Peter Goettler, President and CEO, Cato Institute; Michael Huemer, Author, The Problem of Political Authority, Professor of Philosophy, University of Colorado Boulder; David Boaz, Author, The Libertarian Mind, Executive Vice President, Cato Institute; Marian Tupy, Senior Policy Analyst, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute, Editor, HumanProgress.org.

November 29

Housing Crisis: Should Urban Areas Grow Up or Grow Out to Keep Housing Affordable?

Housing Crisis: Should Urban Areas Grow Up or Grow Out to Keep Housing Affordable?

Featuring Emily Hamilton, Policy Research Manager, Mercatus Center; Gerrit Knaap, Professor of Urban Studies and Executive Director of the National Center for Smart Growth Research and Education, University of Maryland; and Randal O’Toole, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; moderated by Vanessa Calder, Policy Analyst, Cato Institute.

November 17

34th Annual Monetary Conference

Featuring Athanasios Orphanides Professor, MIT Sloan School of Management; Thomas M. Hoenig, Vice Chairman, FDIC; Hon. Phil Gramm, Former Chairman, Senate Banking Committee; H. Robert Heller, Former Member, Federal Reserve Board of Governors; James Grant, Editor, Grant’s Interest Rate Observer; John A. Allison, Former President and CEO, Cato Institute, and former Chairman and CEO, BB&T Bank; Steve Hanke, Johns Hopkins University; and Mark Spitznagel, President & CIO, Universa Investments, LP.

November 16

Fall Fables & Fallacies: The Truth about U.S. Foreign Policy

Fall Fables & Fallacies: The Truth about U.S. Foreign Policy

Featuring A. Trevor Thrall, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; Benjamin H. Friedman, Research Fellow in Defense and Homeland Security Studies, Cato Institute; Christopher A. Preble, Vice President for Defense and Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute; moderated by Peter Russo, Director of Congressional Affairs, Cato Institute.

November 16

For-Profit Colleges: Awful or Abused?

For-Profit Colleges: Awful or Abused?

Featuring Robert Shireman, Senior Fellow, Century Foundation; Richard Vedder, Director, Center for College Affordability and Productivity; Barmak Nassirian, Director of Federal Relations and Policy Analysis, American Association of State Colleges and Universities; Eric Juhlin, CEO, Center for Excellence in Higher Education; Ben Miller, Senior Director, Postsecondary Education, Center for American Progress; and Neal McCluskey, Director, Center for Educational Freedom, Cato Institute; moderated by Kimberly Hefling, Senior Education Writer, Politico.

November 14

The Way Forward for Trade

The Way Forward for Trade

Featuring Ambassador Mickey Kantor, Partner, Mayer Brown, and former U.S. Trade Representative (1993–1996); and Ambassador Susan Schwab, Professor, University of Maryland School of Public Policy, and former U.S. Trade Representative (2006–2009); moderated by Daniel Pearson, Senior Fellow, Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies, Cato Institute.

November 7

Iceland’s Retreat from Financial Markets

Iceland’s Retreat from Financial Markets

Featuring Arturo Porzecanski, Distinguished Economist in Residence, American University; and Ike Brannon, Visiting Fellow, Cato Institute; moderated by Mark A. Calabria, Director of Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute.

November 3

Cato Institute Policy Perspectives 2016

Featuring Peter Goettler, President and CEO, Cato Institute; Terence Kealey, Author, The Economic Laws of Scientific Research, Adjunct Scholar, Cato Institute; Emily Ekins, Research Fellow, Cato Institute; and Richard Epstein, Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Law, New York University, Peter and Kirsten Bedford Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, and Adjunct Scholar, Cato Institute.

November 2

Debate: Should Libertarians Vote?

Debate: Should Libertarians Vote?

Featuring Jim Harper, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; Michael Cannon, Director of Health Policy Studies, Cato Institute; and Aaron Ross Powell, Research Fellow and Editor, Libertarianism.org, Cato Institute; Trevor Burrus, Research Fellow, Center for Constitutional Studies, Cato Institute; moderated by Jason Kuznicki, Research Fellow and Editor, Cato Unbound, Cato Institute.

November 1

Joseph K. McLaughlin Lecture Series

Joseph K. McLaughlin Lecture Series

Featuring introductory remarks by Peter Goettler, CEO, Cato Institute; with a presentation by Jimmy Wales, Founder, Wikipedia.