Policy Perspectives 2011

Friday, October 28, 2011
11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Waldorf=Astoria Hotel
301 Park Avenue
New York City

Featuring: Edward H. Crane, President, Cato Institute; Lewis Lehrman, Senior Partner at L.E. Lehrman & Company, Chairman of The Lehrman Institute; Scott Rasmussen, Founder and President of Rasumussen Reports; Jeffrey Miron, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute, Director of Undergraduate Studies, Economics Department, Harvard University; and Neal McCluskey, Associate Director, Center for Educational Freedom, Cato Institute.

11:00 — 11:05 a.m.
Welcoming Remarks
Edward H. Crane, President, Cato Institute

11:05 — 11:35 a.m.
Keynote Address — Taking the Pulse of America
Scott Rasmussen, Founder and President of Rasmussen Reports

11:35 — 11:55 a.m.
As Good as It Gets? Observations on the World Debt Crisis
Jeffrey Miron, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute
Director of Undergraduate Studies, Economics Department, Harvard University

11:55 a.m. — 12:15 p.m.
Spending on Education: Bad for Kids, Bad for the Economy
Neal McCluskey, Associate Director, Center for Educational Freedom, Cato Institute

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12:15 — 12:30 p.m.
Reception

12:30 — 2:00 p.m.
Luncheon Address — The True Gold Standard: A Monetary Reform Plan
Lewis Lehrman, Senior Partner at L.E. Lehrman & Company
Chairman of The Lehrman Institute

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