James Broughel

Research Fellow

James Broughel is a Research Fellow for the State and Local Policy Project at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University and an adjunct professor of law at the Antonin Scalia Law School. He specializes in the economic analysis of regulations, state and federal regulatory procedures, and economic growth.

Broughel has authored numerous policy briefs and reports on regulatory issues. His work has appeared in outlets such as the Washington Post, the Baltimore Sun, U.S. News & World ReportReal Clear PolicyThe Hill, and Yahoo Finance. He has been published in scholarly journals, including the Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy: Federalist Edition and the European Journal of Risk Regulation.

Broughel received his PhD in economics from George Mason University in 2017 and his BA and MA in economics from Hunter College of the City University of New York, from which he graduated summa cum laude.