Veronique de Rugy

Veronique de Rugy

Veronique de Rugy

Veronique de Rugy's primary research interests include the U.S. economy, the federal budget, homeland security, taxation, tax competition and financial privacy. Her popular weekly charts, published by the Mercatus Center, address economic issues ranging from lessons on creating sustainable economic growth to the implications of government tax and fiscal policies.

She has testified numerous times in front of Congress on the effects of fiscal stimulus, debt, deficits and regulation on the economy.

Her latest weekly syndicated columns can be found here.

Recently Published

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Will There Be a Home for Free Traders? Aug 16, 2018

Despite several interviews revealing a profound lack of basic knowledge about public policy and gove... Read More

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Are Trump's Tariffs Actually Increasing the Trade Deficit? Aug 09, 2018

President Trump isn't going to be happy. The U.S. trade deficit expanded in June, at its fastest rat... Read More

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Tax Reform 2.0? Let's Do Better Aug 02, 2018

Republicans and President Trump are talking about tax reform 2.0. Unfortunately, it's futile without... Read More

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Pull the U.S. out of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development Jul 26, 2018

I've spent years arguing that the Export-Import Bank, the official United States export credit agenc... Read More