455Jul 30, 2012
Daniel Griswold Remarks
Daniel Griswold talked about the role of institutions and legislative incentives in creating public policy. He focused on three parts to public policy, including a moral policy, constitutional ...
5,064Jun 1, 2010
Impact of NAFTA on the U.S. Economy
Daniel Griswold and Todd Tucker talked about the 1993 North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and what it means for future trade agreements. They also responded to telephone calls and ...
173May 14, 2010
2010 Public Policy Perspectives, Part 2
Cato Institute fellows talked about a variety of issues including health care reform, constitutional law, international trade, and U.S. foreign relations.
1,570Jan 7, 2010
Immigration and the Economy
Panelists talked about a report on the effects of allowing illegal immigrants to gain legal status in the U.S. Raul Hinojosa-Ojeda summarized the contents of the report, Heather Boushey and Daniel ...
129Aug 14, 2009
Economic Benefits of Immigration Reform
A new study from the Cato Institute was presented that estimates that the most restrictive immigration reform proposals would cost the U.S. economy about a quarter of a trillion dollars more than ...
255Jun 18, 2008
Book Discussion on Let Them In: The Case for Open Borders
Jason Riley talked about his book Let Them In: The Case for Open Borders (Gotham, 2008). In his book Mr. Riley makes the case for welcoming more legal immigrants to the United ...
41Apr 11, 2008
Colombia Free Trade Agreement
Panelists argued for congressional approval of the U.S.-Columbia Free Trade Agreement on economic, foreign policy, and social grounds. Mr. Griswold also argued for FTAs with Panama and ...
71Jun 13, 2007
U.S. Trade Policy and Small Business
Witnesses testified about U.S. trade policy and its impact on small businesses. The committee heard from government agencies and industry representatives regarding small businesses' role in ...
33Jan 3, 2006
Mr. Griswold and Mr. Blumental discussed China’s rise as a worldwide military and economic power. Mr. Griswold supports a policy that advocates open trade with China to ...
11Oct 7, 2004
Future of American Workers
Mr. Ferguson spoke about the state of the economy, employment policy, the impact of globalization, federal monetary policy, and international trade agreements.
8Oct 7, 2004
Trade and the 2004 Election
A panel of economists discussed the impact of international trade on the 2004 presidential election. They discussed anti-globalization efforts and the impact of terrorism. They addressed ...
68Oct 7, 2004
Outsourcing and Insourcing
A panel of economists discussed the impact of outsourcing and insourcing on the U.S. economy and its relationship with the broader global economy. They noted that many jobs that have been ...
24Jan 24, 2004
Moderated by Mr. Fund, the panelists discussed President Bush’s recent immigration reform proposal. They debated the pros and cons of the president’s proposal and argued for ...
80Jan 7, 2004
The guests discussed proposed changes to U.S. immigration policy. President Bush was scheduled to introduce the changes in a speech later that day. Among the major issues addressed were ...
38Aug 4, 2003
Job Movement Overseas
Mr. Griswold and Mr. Tonelson talked about recent reports on the loss of high-tech and white collar jobs to foreign markets. They also talked about how U.S. trade policy influenced ...
114Aug 4, 2001
Immigration and the Economy
The guests debated how immigration, past, present and future, impacts the U.S. economy. They talked about President Bush’s proposal to grant amnesty to illegal immigrants already working ...
46Aug 19, 1999
Causes of U.S. Trade Deficit Part 2
Commission members heard testimony about the causes, effects, and possible solutions to the U.S. trade deficit. Witnesses described the trade balance, and explained that the trade deficit is an ...