July 19, 2019

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.

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.

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.

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.

November 7, 2016

Iceland’s Retreat from Financial Markets

Iceland’s Retreat from Financial Markets

Featuring Arturo Porzecanski, Distinguished Economist in Residence, American University; and Ike Brannon, Visiting Fellow, Cato Institute; moderated by Mark A. Calabria, Director of Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute.

September 7, 2016

Monetary Rules for a Post-Crisis World

Featuring John B. Taylor, Mary and Robert Raymond Professor of Economics, Stanford University and George P. Shultz Senior Fellow in Economics, Hoover Institution; David Laidler, Professor Emeritus of Economics, University of Western Ontario; Mark Calabria, Director of Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute; Scott Sumner, Ralph G. Hawtrey Chair of Monetary Policy and Director, Program on Monetary Policy, Mercatus Center and Professor of Economics at Bentley University; David Papell, Joel W. Sailors Endowed Professor of Economics and Chair, Department of Economics, University of Houston; Perry Mehrling, Professor of Economics, Barnard College, Columbia University; Kevin Sheedy, Assistant Professor of Economics, London School of Economics; Walker F. Todd, Trustee, American Institute for Economic Research, and former Assistant General Counsel and Economics Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland; David Beckworth, Senior Research Fellow, Program on Monetary Policy, Mercatus Center; Peter Ireland, Murray and Monti Professor of Economics, Boston College; Miles Kimball, Professor of Economics and Research Professor of Survey Research, University of Michigan Department of Economics and Survey Research Center; George Selgin, Director, Center for Monetary and Financial Alternatives, Cato Institute; David Glasner, Economist, Federal Trade Commission

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.

September 16, 2015

Reforming the Federal Reserve’s Rescue Authority

Reforming the Federal Reserve's Rescue Authority

Featuring Senator David Vitter (R-LA); Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA); Marcus Stanley, Americans for Financial Reform; Phillip Swagel, University of Maryland; Moderated by Ylan Mui, Washington Post; and Mark Calabria, Cato Institute.

May 19, 2015

Emergency Economic Summit for Greece

Featuring Thomas Sargent, Nobel laureate in economics; Simeon Djankov, former deputy prime minister of Bulgaria; Ivan Miklos, former deputy prime minister of Slovakia; Lajos Bokros, former minister of finance of Hungary; Juan Jose Daboub, former managing director of the World Bank; Sven Otto Littorin, former minister of employment of Sweden; and others. Cosponsored with the Atlas Network.