November 7, 2016

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.

September 26, 2016

Economic and Financial Issues Facing the Next President

Economic and Financial Issues Facing the Next President

Featuring Douglas Holtz-Eakin, President, American Action Forum; Chris Edwards, Director of Tax Policy and Editor of DownsizingGovernment.org, Cato Institute; and Stephan Danninger, Division Chief, Western Hemisphere Department, International Monetary Fund; moderated by Mark A. Calabria, Director of Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute.

September 7, 2016

Monetary Rules for a Post-Crisis World

Featuring John B. Taylor, Mary and Robert Raymond Professor of Economics, Stanford University and George P. Shultz Senior Fellow in Economics, Hoover Institution; David Laidler, Professor Emeritus of Economics, University of Western Ontario; Mark Calabria, Director of Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute; Scott Sumner, Ralph G. Hawtrey Chair of Monetary Policy and Director, Program on Monetary Policy, Mercatus Center and Professor of Economics at Bentley University; David Papell, Joel W. Sailors Endowed Professor of Economics and Chair, Department of Economics, University of Houston; Perry Mehrling, Professor of Economics, Barnard College, Columbia University; Kevin Sheedy, Assistant Professor of Economics, London School of Economics; Walker F. Todd, Trustee, American Institute for Economic Research, and former Assistant General Counsel and Economics Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland; David Beckworth, Senior Research Fellow, Program on Monetary Policy, Mercatus Center; Peter Ireland, Murray and Monti Professor of Economics, Boston College; Miles Kimball, Professor of Economics and Research Professor of Survey Research, University of Michigan Department of Economics and Survey Research Center; George Selgin, Director, Center for Monetary and Financial Alternatives, Cato Institute; David Glasner, Economist, Federal Trade Commission

September 2, 2016

Immigration Economics

Immigration Economics: Welcoming Remarks and Panel 1: Labor Wages

Featuring Alex Nowrasteh, Immigration Policy Analyst, Cato Institute; Giovanni Peri, Professor and Department Chair, Department of Economics, University of California, Davis; Ethan Lewis, Associate Professor, Economics Department, Dartmouth College; Alan de Brauw, Senior Research Fellow in the Markets, Trade, and Institutions Division, International Food Policy Research Institute; David Roodman, Senior Advisor, Open Philanthropy; Douglas S. Massey, Henry G. Bryant Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs, Princeton University; Jacob Vigdor, Daniel J. Evans Professor of Public Policy and Governance, University of Washington; Mark Calabria, Director of Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute; Margaret Blume-Kohout, Visiting Faculty, Department of Economics, Colgate University; Magnus Lofstrom, Senior Fellow, Public Policy Institute of California; Brink Lindsey, Vice President for Research, Cato Institute; Michael Clemens, Senior Fellow, Center for Global Development; Ryan Murphy, Research Assistant Professor, O’Neil Center, Southern Methodist University; Benjamin Powell, Director, Free Market Institute, Texas Tech University; Gary D. Painter, Professor and Director of Social Policy, USC Sol Price Center for Social Innovation; Philip E. Wolgin, Managing Director, Immigration Policy, Center for American Progress.

June 6, 2016

Futures Unbound: The Cato Summit on Financial Regulation

Featuring Mark A. Calabria, Director, Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute; Hon. Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-MO), Chairman, Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance, U.S House of Representatives; Thomas Sullivan, Associate Director, Division of Banking Supervision and Regulation, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System; Thaya Brook Knight, Associate Director, Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute; George Selgin, Director, Center for Monetary and Financial Alternatives, Cato Institute; and Omri Ben-Shahar, Leo and Eileen Herzel Professor of Law and Kearney Director of the Coase-Sandor Institute for Law and Economics, University of Chicago.

October 15, 2015

Zoning Rules! The Economics of Land Use Regulation

Zoning Rules! The Economics of Land Use Regulation

Featuring the author William Fischel, Professor of Economics, Dartmouth College; with comments by Matt Yglesias, Executive Editor, Vox Media; and Robert Dietz, Vice President, Tax and Market Analysis, National Association of Home Builders; moderated by Mark Calabria, Director, Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute.

September 16, 2015

Reforming the Federal Reserve’s Rescue Authority

Reforming the Federal Reserve's Rescue Authority

Featuring Senator David Vitter (R-LA); Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA); Marcus Stanley, Americans for Financial Reform; Phillip Swagel, University of Maryland; Moderated by Ylan Mui, Washington Post; and Mark Calabria, Cato Institute.

June 17, 2015

An Unlikely Solution: Tribal Development and Consumer Finance

An Unlikely Solution: Tribal Development and Consumer Finance

Featuring Gary Davis, President and CEO, National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development; William Isaac, Former Chair, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation; and Chico Harlan, Personal Economics Reporter, The Washington Post; moderated by Mark Calabria, Director, Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute.

June 2, 2015

Capital Unbound: The Cato Summit on Financial Regulation

Featuring Mark Calabria, Director of Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute; Joshua Rosner, Graham Fisher & Co. and Co-Author, Reckless Endangerment; Commissioner J. Christopher Giancarlo, U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission; Kevin Dowd, Professor of Finance & Economics, Durham University and Adjunct Scholar, Cato Institute; Thaya Knight, Associate Director, Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute; Commissioner Michael Piwowar, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission; George Selgin, Director, Center for Monetary and Financial Alternatives, Cato Institute.

April 17, 2015

Should GAO Audit the Federal Reserve?

Should GAO Audit the Federal Reserve?

Featuring David Walker, Former Comptroller General, Government Accountability Office; David Wessel, Director, Hutchins Center, Brookings Institution; and Mark Calabria, Director, Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute; moderated by Josh Zumbrun, Reporter, Wall Street Journal.