- Research Fellow, State and Local Policy Project
James Broughel is a research fellow for the State and Local Policy Project at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. He specializes in the economic analysis of regulations and regulatory processes.
Mr. Broughel has authored numerous policy briefs and reports on regulatory issues. His writing has appeared in outlets such as U.S. News & World Report, Real Clear Policy, the Hill, and the Washington Examiner. He has published in scholarly journals, including the Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy: Federalist Edition and the European Journal of Risk Regulation.
For five years prior to becoming a research fellow, James managed and coordinated research projects for the Regulatory Studies Program at the Mercatus Center. He graduated summa cum laude with a BA and MA in economics from Hunter College of the City University of New York. James is a PhD candidate in economics at George Mason University.