December 6, 2018

The Jones Act: Charting a New Course after a Century of Failure

Featuring Peter Goettler, President & CEO, Cato Institute; Daniel Griswold, Senior Research Fellow & Co-Director of Trade and Immigration, Mercatus Center; Manuel Reyes, Executive Vice-President/CEO, Puerto Rico Food Marketing, Industry and Distribution Chamber (MIDA); Bryan Riley, Director, Free Trade Initiative, National Taxpayers Union; Jennifer Danner Riccardi, Senior Trade Advisor, Delegation of the European Union to the United States; Ted Loch-Temzelides, Professor of Economics, Rice University; Rockford Weitz, Professor of Practice, Entrepreneur Coach & Director, Maritime Studies Program, The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University; Steve Ellis, Vice President, Taxpayers for Common Sense; Nick Loris, Herbert and Joyce Morgan Fellow in Energy and Environmental Policy, Center for Free Markets and Regulatory Reform, Heritage Foundation; Robert Quartel, CEO & Chairman, NTELX; Keliʻi Akina, President & CEO, Grassroot Institute of Hawaii; James W. Coleman, Professor, Dedman School of Law, Southern Methodist University; Thomas Grennes, Professor of Economics Emeritus, North Carolina State University; Michael Hansen, President, Hawaii Shippers Council; moderated by Colin Grabow, Policy Analyst, Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies, Cato Institute; Daniel J. Ikenson, Director, Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies, Cato Institute; Christopher A. Preble, Vice President, Defense and Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute; Inu Manak, Visiting Scholar, Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies, Cato Institute

October 5, 2018

Trump’s Attack on the Trade Regime: A Search for Solutions

Featuring Nicolas Lockhart, Partner, Sidley; Robert McDougall, Senior Fellow, Centre for International Governance Innovation; Celso de Tarso Pereira, Minister Counsellor, Mission of Brazil to the WTO; Cherise Valles, Deputy Director, Advisory Centre on WTO Law; Arancha Gonzalez, Executive Director, International Trade Centre; Jennifer Hillman, Professor from Practice, Georgetown Law Center; Amb. Alan Wolff, Deputy Director General, World Trade Organization; Scott Andersen, Partner, Sidley; Simon Lester, Associate Director, Cato Institute ; Inu Manak, Visiting Scholar, Cato Institute; moderated by Simon Lester, Associate Director, Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies, Cato Institute; James Bacchus, Adjunct Scholar, Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies, Cato Institute; and Daniel J. Ikenson, Director, Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies, Cato Institute.