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Chris Edwards

Director of Tax Policy Studies and editor of DownsizingGovernment.org
September 7
Capitol Hill Briefing

Rethinking America’s Highways

Featuring Robert W. Poole Jr., Director of Transportation Policy, Reason Foundation; and Jonathan Gifford, Director of the George Mason University Center for Transportation Public-Private Partnership Policy; moderated by Chris Edwards, Editor, DownsizingGovernment.org, Cato Institute
August 24
Capitol Hill Briefing

Freedom in the 50 States

Featuring William P. Ruger, Vice President of Research and Policy, Charles Koch Institute; Chris Edwards, Editor, DownsizingGovernment.org, Cato Institute; and Jason Sorens, Lecturer and Program Director of the Political Economy Project, Dartmouth College; moderated by Matt Weibel, Director of Government Affairs, Cato Institute.
May 11
Capitol Hill Briefing

Costly Crops: Opportunities to Reform the Farm Bill

Featuring Scott Faber, Vice President of Government Affairs, Environmental Working Group; Daren Bakst, Senior Research Fellow in Agricultural Policy, The Heritage Foundation; and Chris Edwards, Editor, DownsizingGovernment.org, Cato Institute; moderated by Matt Weibel, Director of Government Affairs, Cato Institute.
December 7
Capitol Hill Briefing

Curbing Wasteful Spending in 2018

Featuring James Lankford (R-OK), U.S. Senator; Steve Ellis, Vice President, Taxpayers for Common Sense; Romina Boccia, Deputy Director, Thomas A. Roe Institute for Economic Policy Studies, Heritage Foundation; Ryan Bourne, R. Evan Scharf Chair for the Public Understanding of Economics, Cato Institute; moderated by Chris Edwards, Director of Tax Policy Studies; Editor, DownsizingGovernment.org, Cato Institute.
November 30
Policy Forum

Can Tax Cuts Spur Economic Growth?

Featuring Kevin Hassett, Chair, White House Council of Economic Advisers, in an in-depth one-on-one discussion on tax reform; followed by a panel of Donald Marron, Institute fellow and Director of Economic Policy Initiatives, Urban Institute; William McBride, Manager, National Economics and Statistics, PriceWaterhouseCoopers; and Ryan Bourne, R. Evan Scharf Chair for the Public Understanding of Economics, Cato Institute; moderated by Chris Edwards, Director of Tax Policy Studies; Editor, DownsizingGovernment.org, Cato Institute.
October 26
Capitol Hill Briefing

Home Stretch for Major Tax Reform?

Featuring Grover Norquist, President, Americans for Tax Reform; Alex Brill, Resident Fellow, American Enterprise Institute; Chris Edwards, Director of Tax Policy Studies, Editor, DownsizingGovernment.org, Cato Institute; moderated by Ryan Bourne, R. Evan Scharf Chair for the Public Understanding of Economics, Cato Institute.
May 15
Capitol Hill Briefing

Major Tax Reform in 2017?

Featuring J.D. Foster, Vice President, Economic Policy Division, Chief Economist, U.S. Chamber of Commerce; Jason J. Fichtner, Senior Research Fellow, Mercatus Center, George Mason University; Chris Edwards, Director of Tax Policy Studies, Editor, DownsizingGovernment, Cato Institute; Ryan Bourne, R. Evan Scharf Chair for the Public Understanding of Economics, Cato Institute; moderated by Peter Russo, Director of Congressional Affairs, Cato Institute.
February 16
Capitol Hill Briefing

Cato Handbook for Policymakers: Capitol Hill Launch

Opening remarks by Jim Jordan (R-OH-4), United States Congressman; and Justin Amash (R-MI-3), United States Congressman. Featuring David Boaz, Executive Vice President, Cato Institute; Chris Edwards, Director, Tax Policy Studies, Editor, www.DownsizingGovernment.org, Cato Institute; Dan Ikenson, Director, Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies, Cato Institute; and David Bier, Immigration Policy Analyst, Cato Institute; moderated by Peter Russo, Director of Congressional Affairs, Cato Institute.
November 30
Capitol Hill Briefing

Cutting Wasteful Spending in the Trump Administration

Featuring James Lankford (R-OK), United States Senator; Thomas A. Schatz, President, Citizens against Government Waste; Chris Edwards, Editor of DownsizingGovernment.org, Cato Institute; and Justin Bogie, Senior Policy Analyst in Fiscal Affairs, Heritage Foundation; moderated by Peter Russo, Director of Congressional Affairs, Cato Institute.
September 26
Policy Forum

Economic and Financial Issues Facing the Next President

Featuring Douglas Holtz-Eakin, President, American Action Forum; Chris Edwards, Director of Tax Policy and Editor of DownsizingGovernment.org, Cato Institute; and Stephan Danninger, Division Chief, Western Hemisphere Department, International Monetary Fund; moderated by Mark A. Calabria, Director of Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute.