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Podcast of policy and book forums, Capitol Hill briefings and other events from the Cato Institute

Podcast of policy and book forums, Capitol Hill briefings and other events from the Cato Institute
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Podcast of policy and book forums, Capitol Hill briefings and other events from the Cato Institute

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English


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35th Annual Monetary Conference - Panel 4: The Future of China in the Global Monetary System

11/16/2017
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After more than nine years of unconventional monetary policy, it’s time to question the Fed’s strategy and offer new ideas for the future of monetary policy. At Cato’s 35th Annual Monetary Conference, leading scholars, policymakers, and journalists will examine the case for a rules-based international monetary system, consider steps to normalize monetary policy, debate the future of currency, and explore China’s future in the global monetary system.

Duration: 01:10:31


35th Annual Monetary Conference - Panel 3: The Future of Currency

11/16/2017
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After more than nine years of unconventional monetary policy, it’s time to question the Fed’s strategy and offer new ideas for the future of monetary policy. At Cato’s 35th Annual Monetary Conference, leading scholars, policymakers, and journalists will examine the case for a rules-based international monetary system, consider steps to normalize monetary policy, debate the future of currency, and explore China’s future in the global monetary system.

Duration: 01:11:24


35th Annual Monetary Conference - Luncheon Address

11/16/2017
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After more than nine years of unconventional monetary policy, it’s time to question the Fed’s strategy and offer new ideas for the future of monetary policy. At Cato’s 35th Annual Monetary Conference, leading scholars, policymakers, and journalists will examine the case for a rules-based international monetary system, consider steps to normalize monetary policy, debate the future of currency, and explore China’s future in the global monetary system.

Duration: 00:27:12


35th Annual Monetary Conference - Panel 2: Normalizing Monetary Policy

11/16/2017
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After more than nine years of unconventional monetary policy, it’s time to question the Fed’s strategy and offer new ideas for the future of monetary policy. At Cato’s 35th Annual Monetary Conference, leading scholars, policymakers, and journalists will examine the case for a rules-based international monetary system, consider steps to normalize monetary policy, debate the future of currency, and explore China’s future in the global monetary system.

Duration: 01:27:31


35th Annual Monetary Conference - Panel 1: Toward a Rules-based International Monetary System

11/16/2017
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After more than nine years of unconventional monetary policy, it’s time to question the Fed’s strategy and offer new ideas for the future of monetary policy. At Cato’s 35th Annual Monetary Conference, leading scholars, policymakers, and journalists will examine the case for a rules-based international monetary system, consider steps to normalize monetary policy, debate the future of currency, and explore China’s future in the global monetary system.

Duration: 01:16:26


The Challenge of Populism

11/15/2017
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Populism has become the main threat to liberty and liberal democracy around the world. Its appeal to nationalism and xenophobia afflicts rich and poor countries alike, and it builds its false promises on policies that ultimately aggravate social and economic problems. Mario Vargas Llosa will present a new book on populism (El estallido del populismo) and address its main themes, especially as they relate to Europe and the Americas. A discussion with Alvaro Vargas Llosa, editor of the book,...

Duration: 01:22:30


Liberating Telemedicine

11/15/2017
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One of the most promising areas of medical innovation is the expansion of telemedicine, where medical professionals treat patients across great distances using electronic communications. A significant barrier to the widespread use of telemedicine is the requirement that physicians obtain licenses from each state in which their current or potential patients are, or may be, located. To overcome this and to liberate this exciting development in health-care delivery, there are principally four...

Duration: 00:38:38


#CatoConnects: The Science of Nutrition and Public Choice

11/14/2017
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Are governments institutionally incapable of giving accurate nutrition advice? Dr. Terence Kealey, author of Breakfast is a Dangerous Meal and The Economic Laws of Scientific Research will discuss his upcoming policy analysis examining the history of US nutritional guidelines. Do these guidelines make us healthier? What can dietary science tell us about how all science works?

Duration: 00:44:51


Prosecutorial Fallibility and Accountability

11/7/2017
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Prosecutors and other government lawyers who enforce our nation’s laws wield vast power and exercise tremendous discretion with little oversight or accountability. For example, more than 95 percent of criminal convictions are now obtained through plea bargaining instead of jury trials. As a result, citizen participation in our criminal justice system has effectively been eliminated and with it much of the oversight that the Constitution’s framers intended. Even when cases do go to trial,...

Duration: 01:57:47


How Do You Solve a Problem Like North Korea? - Panel 2: New Approaches to Solving the North Korea Problem

11/6/2017
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What are the implications of North Korea’s recent gains in nuclear and missile capabilities for the future of U.S. strategy toward North Korea? What is the state of North Korea’s nuclear weapons and ballistic missile technologies? What are the prospects of diplomatic negotiations with Pyongyang? Should the United States pursue a different strategy toward North Korea in light of Pyongyang’s improving nuclear capabilities, perhaps including revising its alliance with South Korea? The Cato...

Duration: 01:10:32


How Do You Solve a Problem Like North Korea? - Discussion

11/6/2017
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What are the implications of North Korea’s recent gains in nuclear and missile capabilities for the future of U.S. strategy toward North Korea? What is the state of North Korea’s nuclear weapons and ballistic missile technologies? What are the prospects of diplomatic negotiations with Pyongyang? Should the United States pursue a different strategy toward North Korea in light of Pyongyang’s improving nuclear capabilities, perhaps including revising its alliance with South Korea? The Cato...

Duration: 00:48:52


How Do You Solve a Problem Like North Korea? - Panel 1: Pyongyang’s Capabilities and US Policy

11/6/2017
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What are the implications of North Korea’s recent gains in nuclear and missile capabilities for the future of U.S. strategy toward North Korea? What is the state of North Korea’s nuclear weapons and ballistic missile technologies? What are the prospects of diplomatic negotiations with Pyongyang? Should the United States pursue a different strategy toward North Korea in light of Pyongyang’s improving nuclear capabilities, perhaps including revising its alliance with South Korea? The Cato...

Duration: 00:57:32


Renegotiating NAFTA: Prospects and Challenges: Dispute Settlement

10/30/2017
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The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is currently being renegotiated by the United States, Canada, and Mexico. On the campaign trail, President Donald Trump promised to get a better deal, or walk away entirely from NAFTA if necessary. Amidst the air of uncertainty surrounding the talks, a productive discussion surrounding the prospects and challenges to modernizing NAFTA has emerged. Though NAFTA was a cutting–edge trade deal in 1994, international trade has transformed...

Duration: 01:22:12


Renegotiating NAFTA: Prospects and Challenges: In the Shadow of NAFTA: Dairy, Lumber, and Bombardier

10/26/2017
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The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is currently being renegotiated by the United States, Canada, and Mexico. On the campaign trail, President Donald Trump promised to get a better deal, or walk away entirely from NAFTA if necessary. Amidst the air of uncertainty surrounding the talks, a productive discussion surrounding the prospects and challenges to modernizing NAFTA has emerged. Though NAFTA was a cutting–edge trade deal in 1994, international trade has transformed...

Duration: 01:12:43


Renegotiating NAFTA: Prospects and Challenges: Session IV: How To Modernize Nafta

10/26/2017
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The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is currently being renegotiated by the United States, Canada, and Mexico. On the campaign trail, President Donald Trump promised to get a better deal, or walk away entirely from NAFTA if necessary. Amidst the air of uncertainty surrounding the talks, a productive discussion surrounding the prospects and challenges to modernizing NAFTA has emerged. Though NAFTA was a cutting–edge trade deal in 1994, international trade has transformed...

Duration: 01:18:23


Renegotiating NAFTA: Prospects and Challenges: Session III: Politics & Realit

10/26/2017
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The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is currently being renegotiated by the United States, Canada, and Mexico. On the campaign trail, President Donald Trump promised to get a better deal, or walk away entirely from NAFTA if necessary. Amidst the air of uncertainty surrounding the talks, a productive discussion surrounding the prospects and challenges to modernizing NAFTA has emerged. Though NAFTA was a cutting–edge trade deal in 1994, international trade has transformed...

Duration: 01:11:29


Renegotiating NAFTA: Prospects and Challenges: Session II: The Debate Over Nafta

10/26/2017
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The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is currently being renegotiated by the United States, Canada, and Mexico. On the campaign trail, President Donald Trump promised to get a better deal, or walk away entirely from NAFTA if necessary. Amidst the air of uncertainty surrounding the talks, a productive discussion surrounding the prospects and challenges to modernizing NAFTA has emerged. Though NAFTA was a cutting–edge trade deal in 1994, international trade has transformed...

Duration: 01:33:58


Renegotiating NAFTA: Prospects and Challenges: Opening Remarks And Session I: Nafta’s Origin & Purpose

10/26/2017
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The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is currently being renegotiated by the United States, Canada, and Mexico. On the campaign trail, President Donald Trump promised to get a better deal, or walk away entirely from NAFTA if necessary. Amidst the air of uncertainty surrounding the talks, a productive discussion surrounding the prospects and challenges to modernizing NAFTA has emerged. Though NAFTA was a cutting–edge trade deal in 1994, international trade has transformed...

Duration: 01:18:47


Crude Nation: How Oil Riches Ruined Venezuela

10/24/2017
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In the past decade and a half, the government of Venezuela received over $1 trillion in oil revenues, and yet the country is now suffering from a deep humanitarian crisis with its population struggling to feed itself. As a correspondent for Dow Jones and the Wall Street Journal, Raúl Gallegos witnessed first-hand how the mismanagement of oil riches during the rule of Hugo Chávez led to Venezuela's current misery. Gallegos will explain how mismanaged oil has created perverse incentives in...

Duration: 01:23:09

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