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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A Truly Populist Social Security Reform Aug 22, 2019

The U.S. government's debt — that is, our and our children's debt as taxpayers — is grow... Read More

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You Can't Have Your Tariff Cake and Eat It, Too Aug 15, 2019

When it comes to trade policy, President Donald Trump and his adviser Peter Navarro provide endless ... Read More

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Passing Laws, Passing Taxes and Passing the Buck Aug 08, 2019

What do the French digital services tax, the employers' share of payroll taxes and the corporate inc... Read More

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Colorado's Paid Leave Proposal Ignores Trade-Offs Aug 01, 2019

There are no valid free market arguments for a nationwide, one-size-fits-all federal plan to provide... Read More