November 16, 2017

35th Annual Monetary Conference

Featuring Loretta Mester, President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland; Rep. Andy Barr (R-KY), Chairman, House Subcommittee on Domestic Monetary Policy and Trade; John B. Taylor, Stanford University; Charles I. Plosser, Former President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia; Kevin Warsh, Hoover Institution; Eswar S. Prasad, Cornell University; Judy Shelton, Director, Atlas Network Sound Money Project; Martin Feldstein, Harvard University; J. Houston McCullough, New York University; Gunther Schnabl, Leipzig University; Lawrence H. White, George Mason University; William D. Lastrapes, University of Georgia; David Dollar, Brookings Institution.

June 15, 2017

Financial Crisis and Reform: Have We Done Enough to Fix the Government-Sponsored Enterprises?

Financial Crisis and Reform: Have We Done Enough to Fix the Government-Sponsored Enterprises?

Featuring John Allison, Former CEO of BB&T Corporation and former CEO of the Cato Institute; Susan Wharton Gates, Author, Days of Slaughter: Inside the Fall of Freddie Mac and Why It Could Happen Again; R. Christopher Whalen, Chairman, Whalen Global Advisors; and Landon Parsons, Senior Advisor, Moelis & Company; moderated by Ike Brannon, Visiting Fellow, Cato Institute.

June 6, 2017

Banking Unbound: The Cato Summit on Financial Regulation

Featuring George Selgin, Senior Fellow and Director, Center for Monetary and Financial Alternatives, Cato Institute; Thaya Brook Knight, Associate Director, Financial Regulation Studies, Center for Monetary and Financial Alternatives, Cato Institute; Mark A. Calabria, Assistant to the Vice President and Chief Economist; Emily Ekins, Research Fellow and Director of Polling, Cato Institute; Brian Knight, Senior Research Fellow, Mercatus Center at George Mason University; and Kelly S. King, Chairman and CEO, BB&T Corporation.

December 9, 2016

Cato in the Courts: Wall Street Edition

Cato in the Courts: Wall Street Edition

Featuring Ilya Shapiro, Senior Fellow in Constitutional Studies, Editor-in-Chief, Cato Supreme Court Review, Cato Institute; Thaya Brook Knight, Associate Director of Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute; moderated by Peter Russo, Director of Congressional Affairs, Cato Institute.

November 17, 2016

34th Annual Monetary Conference

34th Annual Monetary Conference - Panel 4: Rethinking The Monetary Transmission Mechanism

Featuring Athanasios Orphanides Professor, MIT Sloan School of Management; Thomas M. Hoenig, Vice Chairman, FDIC; Hon. Phil Gramm, Former Chairman, Senate Banking Committee; H. Robert Heller, Former Member, Federal Reserve Board of Governors; James Grant, Editor, Grant’s Interest Rate Observer; John A. Allison, Former President and CEO, Cato Institute, and former Chairman and CEO, BB&T Bank; Steve Hanke, Johns Hopkins University; and Mark Spitznagel, President & CIO, Universa Investments, LP.

June 6, 2016

Futures Unbound: The Cato Summit on Financial Regulation

Featuring Mark A. Calabria, Director, Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute; Hon. Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-MO), Chairman, Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance, U.S House of Representatives; Thomas Sullivan, Associate Director, Division of Banking Supervision and Regulation, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System; Thaya Brook Knight, Associate Director, Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute; George Selgin, Director, Center for Monetary and Financial Alternatives, Cato Institute; and Omri Ben-Shahar, Leo and Eileen Herzel Professor of Law and Kearney Director of the Coase-Sandor Institute for Law and Economics, University of Chicago.

April 12, 2016

Cryptocurrency: The Policy Challenges of a Decentralized Revolution

Cryptocurrency: The Policy Challenges of a Decentralized Revolution - Panel III — The Monetary Challenge

Featured speakers include Hon. Mick Mulvaney, Vice Chairman, Subcommittee on Monetary Policy and Trade, U.S. House of Representatives; Commissioner J. Christopher Giancarlo, U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission; and Patrick Byrne, Founder and CEO, Overstock.com and Founder, tØ.

March 1, 2016

Quantitative Easing: A Requiem

Quantitative Easing: A Requiem

Featuring Daniel L. Thornton, Former Vice President and Economic Adviser, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; Joseph E. Gagnon, Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics; and Scott Sumner, Ralph G. Hawtrey Chair of Monetary Policy, the Mercatus Center at George Mason University; moderated by George Selgin, Director, Center for Monetary and Financial Alternatives, Cato Institute.

February 11, 2016

Derivatives: Weapons of Mass Destruction or Tools of Stability?

Derivatives: Weapons of Mass Destruction or Tools of Stability?

Featuring Bruce Tuckman, Clinical Professor of Finance, Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University; Marcus Stanley, Policy Director, Americans for Financial Reform; and James Iorio, Former Managing Director, Head of Global Foreign Exchange and Commodities Distribution, Barclays; moderated by Thaya Brook Knight, Associate Director of Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute.

June 2, 2015

Capital Unbound: The Cato Summit on Financial Regulation

Featuring Mark Calabria, Director of Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute; Joshua Rosner, Graham Fisher & Co. and Co-Author, Reckless Endangerment; Commissioner J. Christopher Giancarlo, U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission; Kevin Dowd, Professor of Finance & Economics, Durham University and Adjunct Scholar, Cato Institute; Thaya Knight, Associate Director, Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute; Commissioner Michael Piwowar, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission; George Selgin, Director, Center for Monetary and Financial Alternatives, Cato Institute.

May 13, 2015

Wasting a Crisis: Why Securities Regulation Fails

Wasting a Crisis: Why Securities Regulation Fails

Featuring Paul Mahoney, Dean, University of Virginia School of Law; with comments by Heidi Schooner, Professor, Columbus School of Law, The Catholic University of America; moderated by Thaya Knight, Associate Director, Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute.

April 17, 2015

Should GAO Audit the Federal Reserve?

Should GAO Audit the Federal Reserve?

Featuring David Walker, Former Comptroller General, Government Accountability Office; David Wessel, Director, Hutchins Center, Brookings Institution; and Mark Calabria, Director, Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute; moderated by Josh Zumbrun, Reporter, Wall Street Journal.