May 23, 2019

The Wealth Explosion: The Nature and Origins of Modernity

The Wealth Explosion: The Nature and Origins of Modernity

Featuring the author Stephen Davies, Head of Education, Institute of Economic Affairs; with comments by Jack A. Goldstone, Virginia E. and John T. Hazel, Jr. Professor of Public Policy, George Mason University; moderated by Ryan Bourne, R. Evan Scharf Chair for the Public Understanding of Economics, Cato Institute.

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.

November 30, 2018

Cato Institute Policy Perspectives 2018

Featuring Jonah Goldberg, Fellow and Asness Chair in Applied Liberty, American Enterprise Institute, Author, Suicide of the West: How the Rebirth of Tribalism, Populism, Nationalism, and Identity Politics is Destroying American Democracy; Peter Goettler, President and CEO, Cato Institute; Mustafa Akyol, Senior Fellow, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute; Ryan Bourne, R. Evan Scharf Chair for the Public Understanding of Economics, Cato Institute; and Caleb O. Brown Director of Multimedia and host of Cato Daily Podcast, Cato Institute.

January 18, 2018

Cato Institute Policy Perspectives 2018

Cato Institute Policy Perspectives 2018: Welcoming Remarks and A Fiscal Rule to Tame Federal Debt?

Featuring Peter Goettler, President and CEO, Cato Institute; Jeffrey Singer, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; Ryan Bourne, R. Evan Scharf Chair for the Public Understanding of Economics, Cato Institute; and Honorable Clint Bolick, Associate Justice of the Arizona Supreme Court.

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.

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.