April 29, 2019

Economic Inequality: Are We Measuring It Right and What Does It Mean?

Economic Inequality: Are We Measuring It Right and What Does It Mean?

Featuring John F. Early, Former Assistant Commissioner of the Bureau of Labor Statistics and President of Vital Few, LLC; Chris Edwards, Director of Tax Policy Studies, Cato Institute, and Editor, DownsizingGovernment.org; moderated by Ryan Bourne, R. Evan Scharf Chair for the Public Understanding of Economics, Cato Institute.

September 7, 2018

Rethinking America’s Highways

Rethinking America’s Highways

Featuring Robert W. Poole Jr., Director of Transportation Policy, Reason Foundation; and Jonathan Gifford, Director of the George Mason University Center for Transportation Public-Private Partnership Policy; moderated by Chris Edwards, Editor, DownsizingGovernment.org, Cato Institute

August 24, 2018

Freedom in the 50 States

Freedom in the 50 States

Featuring William P. Ruger, Vice President of Research and Policy, Charles Koch Institute; Chris Edwards, Editor, DownsizingGovernment.org, Cato Institute; and Jason Sorens, Lecturer and Program Director of the Political Economy Project, Dartmouth College; moderated by Matt Weibel, Director of Government Affairs, Cato Institute.

May 11, 2018

Costly Crops: Opportunities to Reform the Farm Bill

Costly Crops: Opportunities to Reform the Farm Bill

Featuring Scott Faber, Vice President of Government Affairs, Environmental Working Group; Daren Bakst, Senior Research Fellow in Agricultural Policy, The Heritage Foundation; and Chris Edwards, Editor, DownsizingGovernment.org, Cato Institute; moderated by Matt Weibel, Director of Government Affairs, Cato Institute.

January 23, 2018

Opportunities for Reform in 2018: The Domestic Agenda

Opportunities for Reform in 2018: The Domestic Agenda

Featuring David Bier, Immigration Policy Analyst, Cato Institute; Colin Grabow, Policy Analyst, Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies, Cato Institute; Chris Edwards, Editor, DownsizingGovernment.org, Cato Institute; and Michael D. Tanner, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; moderated by Matthew Feeney, Policy Analyst, Cato Institute.

December 7, 2017

Curbing Wasteful Spending in 2018

Curbing Wasteful Spending in 2018

Featuring James Lankford (R-OK), U.S. Senator; Steve Ellis, Vice President, Taxpayers for Common Sense; Romina Boccia, Deputy Director, Thomas A. Roe Institute for Economic Policy Studies, Heritage Foundation; Ryan Bourne, R. Evan Scharf Chair for the Public Understanding of Economics, Cato Institute; moderated by Chris Edwards, Director of Tax Policy Studies; Editor, DownsizingGovernment.org, Cato Institute.

November 30, 2017

Can Tax Cuts Spur Economic Growth?

Can Tax Cuts Spur Economic Growth?

Featuring Kevin Hassett, Chair, White House Council of Economic Advisers, in an in-depth one-on-one discussion on tax reform; followed by a panel of Donald Marron, Institute fellow and Director of Economic Policy Initiatives, Urban Institute; William McBride, Manager, National Economics and Statistics, PriceWaterhouseCoopers; and Ryan Bourne, R. Evan Scharf Chair for the Public Understanding of Economics, Cato Institute; moderated by Chris Edwards, Director of Tax Policy Studies; Editor, DownsizingGovernment.org, Cato Institute.

November 17, 2017

Cato Institute Policy Perspectives 2017

Featuring Sallie James, Director of Development, Cato Institute; Ajit Pai, Chairman of the United States Federal Communications Commission; Susan N. Herman, President of the American Civil Liberties Union; and Chris Edwards, Director of Tax Policy Studies and Editor of DownsizingGovernment.org.

October 26, 2017

Home Stretch for Major Tax Reform?

Home Stretch for Major Tax Reform?

Featuring Grover Norquist, President, Americans for Tax Reform; Alex Brill, Resident Fellow, American Enterprise Institute; Chris Edwards, Director of Tax Policy Studies, Editor, DownsizingGovernment.org, Cato Institute; moderated by Ryan Bourne, R. Evan Scharf Chair for the Public Understanding of Economics, Cato Institute.

May 15, 2017

Major Tax Reform in 2017?

Major Tax Reform in 2017?

Featuring J.D. Foster, Vice President, Economic Policy Division, Chief Economist, U.S. Chamber of Commerce; Jason J. Fichtner, Senior Research Fellow, Mercatus Center, George Mason University; Chris Edwards, Director of Tax Policy Studies, Editor, DownsizingGovernment, Cato Institute; Ryan Bourne, R. Evan Scharf Chair for the Public Understanding of Economics, Cato Institute; moderated by Peter Russo, Director of Congressional Affairs, Cato Institute.

March 6, 2017

Setting Transportation Infrastructure Priorities

Setting Transportation Infrastructure Priorities

Featuring Baruch Feigenbaum, Assistant Director, Transportation Policy, Reason Foundation; Randal O’Toole, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; Marc Scribner, Senior Fellow, Competitive Enterprise Institute; and Ron Utt, Adjunct Staff, Maryland Public Policy Institute; moderated by Chris Edwards, Director, Tax Policy Studies, Editor, www.DownsizingGovernment.org, Cato Institute.