October 3, 2016

Refugees, Immigrants, and National Security

Refugees, Immigrants, and National Security

Featuring Charles Stimson, Manager, National Security Law Program and Senior Legal Fellow, Davis Institute for National Security and Foreign Policy, Heritage Foundation; Shibley Telhami, Anwar Sadat Professor, University of Maryland; Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution; and Alex Nowrasteh, Immigration Policy Analyst, Cato Institute; moderated by A. Trevor Thrall, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute.

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.

January 29, 2016

The Libertarian State of the Union

The Libertarian State of the Union

Featuring Ilya Shapiro, Senior Fellow, Constitutional Studies, Cato Institute; Tim Lynch, Director, Project on Criminal Justice, Cato Institute; Alex Nowrasteh, Immigration Policy Analyst, Cato Institute; and Dan Mitchell, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; moderated by Peter Russo, Director of Congressional Affairs, Cato Institute.

January 6, 2016

The Economics of Immigration: Market-Based Approaches, Social Science, and Public Policy

The Economics of Immigration: Market-Based Approaches, Social Science, and Public Policy

Featuring the editor Benjamin Powell, Director, Free Market Institute, and Professor of Economics, Rawls College of Business, Texas Tech University; Senior Fellow, Independent Institute; author Alex Nowrasteh, immigration policy analyst at the Cato Institute; with comments by Neil Ruiz, Executive Director of the Center for Law, Economics, and Finance, George Washington University; moderated by Juan Carlos Hidalgo, Policy Analyst on Latin America, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.

October 2, 2015

Fifty Years after Reform: The Successes, Failures, and Lessons from the Immigration Act of 1965

Fifty Years after Reform: The Successes, Failures, and Lessons from the Immigration Act of 1965 - Welcoming Remarks and Introductory Address

Featuring Bill Richardson, co-chair of the ACAlliance; formerly Governor of New Mexico, Secretary of Energy, and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations; Jim Gilmore, 2016 Republican Presidential Candidate, and former Governor of Virginia; Ruben Navarrette, Jr., syndicated columnist and a member of the USA Today Board of Contributors; Grover Norquist, President, Americans for Tax Reform; Matthew Kolken, Managing Partner of the immigration law firm of Kolken & Kolken, and the author of the Deportation and Removal Blog; Richard Boswell, Associate Dean for Global Programs, University of California Hastings College of Law; Erika Lee, Director of the Immigration History Research Center, and the Rudolph J. Vecoli Chair in Immigration History at the University of Minnesota; Mark Hugo Lopez, Director of Hispanic Research, Pew Research Center; Philip E. Wolgin, Associate Director, Immigration, Center for American Progress; and Alex Nowrasteh, Immigration Policy Analyst, Cato Institute Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity.

September 10, 2015

E-Verify: The Impact of National Employment Verification on Work, Privacy, and Liberty

E-Verify: The Impact of National Employment Verification on Work, Privacy, and Liberty

Featuring Alex Nowrasteh, Immigration Policy Analyst, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute; Jim Harper, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; Jessie Hahn, Labor and Employment Policy Attorney, National Immigration Law Center; and Kristi Boswell, Director of Congressional Relations, Labor/Immigration, American Farm Bureau Federation; moderated by Peter Russo, Director of Congressional Affairs, Cato Institute.

May 20, 2015

The State of Freedom in the UK

The State of Freedom in the UK

Featuring Iain Murray, Vice President for Strategy, Competitive Enterprise Institute; Tom Clougherty, Editorial Director, Center for Monetary and Financial Alternatives, Cato Institute; and Mark Littlewood, Director General, Institute of Economic Affairs; moderated by Matthew Feeney, Policy Analyst, Cato Institute.

March 20, 2015

Selections from the Cato Institute’s Policy Priorities for the 114th Congress

Featuring Dan Mitchell, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; Alex Nowrasteh, Immigration Policy Analyst, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute; Michael Cannon, Director, Health Policy Studies, Cato Institute; and Trevor Burrus, Research Fellow, Center for Constitutional Studies, Cato Institute; moderated by Peter Russo, Director of Congressional Affairs, Cato Institute.

June 11, 2014

Immigration Economics

Immigration Economics

Featuring the author George J. Borjas, Robert W. Scrivner Professor of Economics and Social Policy, John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University; with comments by Amelie Constant, Visiting Professor, Elliott School of International Affairs and Economics Department, George Washington University, and Program Director, Institute for the Study of Labor; moderated by Alex Nowrasteh, Immigration Policy Analyst, Center For Global Liberty And Prosperity, Cato Institute.