November 30, 2016

Cutting Wasteful Spending in the Trump Administration

Cutting Wasteful Spending in the Trump Administration

Featuring James Lankford (R-OK), United States Senator; Thomas A. Schatz, President, Citizens against Government Waste; Chris Edwards, Editor of DownsizingGovernment.org, Cato Institute; and Justin Bogie, Senior Policy Analyst in Fiscal Affairs, Heritage Foundation; moderated by Peter Russo, Director of Congressional Affairs, 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.

August 15, 2016

Freedom in the 50 States

Freedom in the 50 States

Featuring William P. Ruger, Vice President of Policy and Research, Charles Koch Institute; Jason Sorens, Lecturer, Department of Government, Dartmouth College; moderated by Peter Russo, Director of Congressional Affairs, Cato Institute.

June 29, 2016

Reforming the U.S. Postal Service

Reforming the U.S. Postal Service

Featuring James Gattuso, Senior Research Fellow, Heritage Foundation; Kevin Kosar, Senior Fellow, R Street Institute; and Chris Edwards, Editor, DownsizingGovernment.org, Cato Institute; moderated by Peter Russo, Director of Congressional Affairs, Cato Institute.

May 13, 2016

GO Beyond GDP: What Really Drives the Economy?

GO Beyond GDP: What Really Drives the Economy?

Featuring Mark Skousen, Author, The Structure of Production; Steve Forbes, Author, Reviving America; and George Gilder, Author, The Scandal of Money: Why Wall Street Recovers but the Economy Never Does; moderated by Peter Goettler, President, Cato Institute.

July 17, 2015

The BEPS Project: The OECD, Tax Policy, and U.S Competitiveness

The BEPS Project: The OECD, Tax Policy, and U.S Competitiveness

Featuring David R. Burton, Senior Fellow in Economic Policy, Heritage Foundation; Brian Garst, Director, Policy and Communications, Center for Freedom and Prosperity; and Gavin Ekins, Research Economist, Tax Foundation; moderated by Daniel J. Mitchell, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute.

May 27, 2015

Proven Strategies to Restrain Spending: An International Perspective

Proven Strategies to Restrain Spending: An International Perspective

Featuring Daniel Freihofer, Minister-Counselor, Head of Economic and Financial Affairs, Swiss Embassy; Clement Leung, Hong Kong’s Commissioner to the United States; and Jonathan Williams, Vice President, Center for State Fiscal Reform, ALEC; moderated by Daniel J. Mitchell, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute.

April 10, 2015

Defining the Tax Base: The Real Challenge for Tax Reform

Defining the Tax Base: The Real Challenge for Tax Reform

Featuring Dan Mitchell, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; David Burton, Senior Fellow in Economic Policy, Heritage Foundation; and Jason Fichtner, Senior Research Fellow, Mercatus Center; moderated by Peter Russo, Director, Congressional Affairs, Cato Institute.

March 16, 2015

The Pentagon Budget: Prospects for Reform

The Pentagon Budget: Prospects for Reform

Featuring Dov S. Zakheim, Senior Advisor, Center for Strategic and International Studies; Mackenzie Eaglen, Resident Fellow at the Marilyn Ware Center for Security Studies, American Enterprise Institute; Todd Harrison, Senior Fellow, Defense Budget Studies, Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments; and Christopher A. Preble, Vice President for Defense and Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute; moderated by Kate Brannen, Senior Reporter, Foreign Policy.

July 31, 2014

Federal Budget Outlook: It’s Worse Than You Think

Federal Budget Outlook: It’s Worse Than You Think

Featuring Sen. Ron Johnson, (R-WI) and Member, Senate Budget Committee; and Chris Edwards, Editor, DownsizingGovernment.Org, Cato Institute; moderated by Daniel J. Mitchell, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute.

October 1, 2013

A SAFE Way Out of State and Local Pension Woes?

A SAFE Way Out of State and Local Pension Woes? - Panel 1: State and Local Pensions: The Problem and the Scope for a SAFE Solution

Featuring Preston Rutledge, Tax and Benefits Counsel, Senate Committee on Finance; Robert Clark, Zelnak Professor of Economics, Poole Management School, NC State University; Eileen Norcross, Senior Research Fellow, Mercatus Center; Richard Dreyfuss, Senior Fellow, Commonwealth Foundation and the Manhattan Institute; moderated by Jagadeesh Gokhale, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute.

September 27, 2013

Liberalism and Cronyism: Two Rival Political and Economic Systems

Liberalism and Cronyism: Two Rival Political and Economic Systems

Featuring the authors Randall G. Holcombe, DeVoe Moore Professor of Economics, Florida State University; and Andrea M. Castillo, Program Associate, Mercatus Center; with comments by Timothy P. Carney Visiting Fellow, American Enterprise Institute and Senior Political Columnist, Washington Examiner; moderated by Dalibor Rohac; Policy Analyst, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.