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Veronique de Rugy
Veronique de Rugy is a senior research fellow at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University.
by | Jul 2, 2020

This week marks the 219th birthday of the great 19th-century French economist Frederic Bastiat. It’s the perfect time to talk…

by | Jun 25, 2020

The Payroll Protection Program, or the PPP, is the crown jewel of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act’s…

by | Jun 18, 2020

The economy is reopening. Consumer spending increased by almost 18 percent last month, sending the stock market soaring. That’s the…

by | Jun 11, 2020

Apparently, the United States now has a Lobster King. This great title was bestowed upon the Trump administration’s trade adviser,…

by | Jun 4, 2020

Spain is the latest country talking about adopting a universal basic income, or UBI, program in response to the COVID-19…

by | May 28, 2020

The world has lost a great economist. Alberto Alesina suddenly passed away from cardiac arrest while on a walk with…

by | May 21, 2020

One of the new ways critics like to slice and dice rich people these days is to question the value…

by | May 14, 2020

It was going to be the party of the year: my 50th birthday. I rented a fantastic place, picked a…

by | May 7, 2020

The coronavirus did apparently originate in China. Now President Donald Trump wants to punish that country for its role in…

by | Apr 30, 2020

Have you ever wondered why it seems like some places have a high concentration of elected officials with little to…

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