1,133Aug 27, 2009
Book Discussion on The Age of Reagan: The Conservative Counterrevolution, 1980-1989
Steven Hayward talked about his book The Age of Reagan: The Conservative Counterrevolution, 1980-1989 (Crown Forum; August 25, 2009). This second volume on the political career of President ...
66Feb 14, 2009
$787 Billion Economic Stimulus Plan
William Niskasen talked about the $787 billion economic stimulus plan and responded to telephone calls and electronic mail. He was one of several economists who signed their names to a recent ...
42Nov 30, 2007
Federal Reserve Monetary Policy
William Poole talked about government bailouts of private entities. He spoke on “put options” and the policies of the Federal Reserve for financial markets. He talked about the ...
128Jun 28, 2005
Book Discussion on The Eighties: America in the Age of Reagan
John Ehrman talked about his book The Eighties: America in the Age of Reagan, published by Yale University Press. In the book he examines what affect the 1980s and President ...
96Jun 16, 2005
Book Discussion on After Enron: Lessons for Public Policy
William Niskanen talked about the book he edited, After Enron: Lessons For Public Policy, published by Rowman and Littlefield Publishers. Mr. Niskanen outlined the major lessons ...
37Nov 29, 2004
Future of Domestic Policy
Participants talked about President Bush’s fiscal policies as he enters his second term. Among the issues they addressed were tax policy, Social Security, health care initiatives, and the ...
71May 18, 2004
U.S. Fiscal Policy
Nine public policy institutes cosponsored a conference on U.S. fiscal policy. Following several speeches, two panels discussed the issue and responded to questions from the ...
202Jul 7, 2003
Impact of Corporate Accounting Scandals
Economists talked about lessons learned from several recent corporate accounting scandals. Among the topics they addressed were management practices at Enron, the causes of Enron’s ...
10Jan 30, 2003
Mr. Niskanen talked via telephone about new initiatives offered by President Bush in his state of the union address, including tax cuts and prescription drug coverage.
147May 9, 2002
25th Anniversary Dinner
Several dignitaries spoke at the Cato Institute’s 25th anniversary celebration and the libertarian goals and ideals of the organization. The Milton Friedman liberty award was given to ...
31Apr 4, 2002
Military Presence in Saudi Arabia
Participants talked about the U.S. military presence in Saudi Arabia and whether the U.S. military was needed to protect Persian Gulf oil. Among the issues they addressed were the historic ...
9Jan 16, 2002
Judicial Confirmation Process
Participants talked about the Senate’s judicial confirmation process and the role of the nominee’s political ideology. Following their remarks they answered questions from the ...
35Dec 13, 2001
War Against Iraq
Participants debated the merits of war against Iraq. Among the topics they addressed were the goals of any potential military action against Iraq, the need to resume weapons inspection in the ...
19Sep 27, 2001
Trade Promotion Authority
CEO’s of the nation’s leading think tanks talked about the need to include rade promotion authority for the president as part of a post-September 11 economic stimulus ...
11May 9, 2001
U.S.-Yugoslavia Foreign Policy
President Kostunica talked about Yugoslavia and relations with the U.S.
16Nov 22, 2000
U.S. Response to Terrorism
Participants will discuss potential responses to future terrorist attacks such as military responses, responses by law enforcement agencies and economic measures.
18May 29, 1998
What to Do with the Budget Surplus
Panelists discussed what to do with the surprising Federal budget surplus, from new spending programs to providing tax cuts. The size and sustainability of the surplus was also discussed.
21Feb 23, 1998
Abandoning the Two-War Strategy Panel 1
This was part of a symposium examining the implications of the National Defense Panel recommendations that the U.S. military should no longer prepared for two simultaneous theater ...
6Feb 23, 1998
Abandoning the Two-War Strategy
This was part of a symposium examining the implications of the National Defense Panel recommendations that the U.S. military should no longer prepare for two simultaneous theater ...
6Nov 11, 1997
Rebirth of Liberty in Eastern Europe
Prime Minister Klaus talked about his new book, Renaissance: The Rebirth of Liberty in the Heart of Europe, which is a collection of essays and speeches on changes in Czechoslovakia after the ...
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