The new year brings considerable challenges for the 111th Congress and President-elect Barack Obama. Just two weeks before Inauguration Day, our nation is faced with the difficult task of turning our economy around, while continuing to endure the stresses caused…
The start of a new administration will offer the nation's next president the opportunity to put his stamp on regulation and the regulatory process. Every president in the last generation has modified the way the federal government utilizes regulation as…
Garett Jones is a senior scholar and BB&T Professor for the Study of Capitalism at the Mercatus Center and an associate professor of economics at George Mason University. He specializes in macroeconomics, monetary economics, and the microfoundations of economic growth.
Veronique de Rugy is a senior research fellow at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University and a nationally syndicated columnist. Her 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 and deficits, and regulation on the economy.
Patrick Louis Knudsen
David M. Primo, Patrick Louis Knudsen
February 19, 2015
In a Capitol Hill Campus event, David Primo, Associate Professor at the University of Rochester and senior scholar for the Mercatus Center, and Patrick Louis Knudsen, a former long-time policy director for the House Budget Committee, held a discussion on the congressional budget process.
The Mercatus Center invites you to join Dr. Bruce Yandle, distinguished Mercatus Center adjunct professor of economics at George Mason University, for a Capitol Hill Campus presentation examining the regulation-entangled U.S. economy.