July 31, 2019

Socialism Sucks: Two Economists Drink Their Way through the Unfree World

Featuring the authors Robert Lawson, Director, O’Neil Center for Global Markets and Freedom Cox School of Business, Southern Methodist University; Benjamin Powell, Professor of Economics at Rawls College of Business, Texas Tech University; and Matt Kibbe, President, Free the People; moderated by Ian Vásquez, Director, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.

July 19, 2019

What’s Next for Venezuela?

What's Next for Venezuela?

Featuring Luis Almagro, Secretary General, Organization of American States; joining by Skype, María Corina Machado, National Coordinator, Vente Venezuela; Pedro Urruchurtu, Political Science Professor, Universidad Central de Venezuela; moderated by Juan Carlos Hidalgo, Policy Analyst on Latin America, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.

June 18, 2019

Legal Immigration: Problems and Solutions

Legal Immigration: Problems and Solutions

Featuring Alex Nowrasteh, Director of Immigration Studies, Cato Institute; David Bier, Immigration Policy Analyst, Cato Institute; moderated by Jeff Vanderslice, Director of Government and External Affairs, Cato Institute.

April 22, 2019

The Simon Abundance Index: A New Way to Measure Availability of Resources

The Simon Abundance Index: A New Way to Measure Availability of Resources

Featuring David M. Simon, Lawyer, Eimer Stahl LLP, Chicago; Gale Pooley, Associate Professor of Business Management, Brigham Young University–Hawaii; George Gilder, Investor, writer, economist, techno-utopian, and author of Life after Google; moderated by Marian L. Tupy, Senior Policy Analyst, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute; Editor, www.humanprogress.org.

April 15, 2019

Zimbabwe: Africa’s Shame and Opportunity

Zimbabwe: Africa’s Shame and Opportunity

Featuring Barry D. Wood, Washington Correspondent, RTHK Hong Kong; Steve H. Hanke, Professor, Applied Economics, The Johns Hopkins University, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; W. Gyude Moore, Visiting Fellow, Center for Global Development; moderated by Marian L. Tupy, Senior Policy Analyst, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.

January 15, 2019

Macro Musings LIVE: Selgin on the Fed’s Experimental Monetary Framework

Macro Musings LIVE: Selgin on the Fed’s Experimental Monetary Framework

Featuring David Beckworth, Director, Program on Monetary Policy, Mercatus Center at George Mason University; George Selgin, Author, Floored!: How a Misguided Fed Experiment Deepened and Prolonged the Great Recession, and Director, Center for Monetary and Financial Alternatives, Cato Institute.

September 24, 2018

Borrowed Time: Two Centuries of Booms, Busts, and Bailouts at Citi

Borrowed Time: Two Centuries of Booms, Busts, and Bailouts at Citi

Featuring the authors James Freeman, Assistant Editor, Editorial Page, Wall Street Journal; and Vern McKinley, Visiting Scholar, The George Washington University Law School; with comments by Christy Ford Chapin, Associate Professor, University of Maryland, Baltimore County; Gary H. Stern, Former President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and author of Too Big to Fail; moderated by George Selgin, Director, Center for Monetary and Financial Alternatives, Cato Institute.

September 13, 2018

Sweden: Lessons for America?

Sweden: Lessons for America?

Featuring Johan Norberg, Film host and Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; with introductory remarks by Rob Chatfield, President and Chief Executive Officer, Free to Choose Media; moderated by Ian Vásquez, Director, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.