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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I Welcome Imports, and so Should You Oct 10, 2019

The U.S. trade deficit in goods and services increased to $54.9 billion in August, up from $54.0 bil... Read More

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Hush, Little Voter, Don't Say a Word (About Tariffs) Oct 03, 2019

There are many bad ideas flying around right now in Congress. The recent proposal by Sen. Tom Cotton... Read More

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Cronyism Yields a Bumper Crop with Farm Bailouts Sep 26, 2019

Stan Veuger of the American Enterprise Institute recently complained on Twitter that those who cared... Read More

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The Motherhood Pay Gap Sep 19, 2019

Does capitalism help or hurt women? I recently participated in a debate on the topic at the Cato Ins... Read More