James Broughel is a senior affiliated scholar at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University and an adjunct professor of law at the Antonin Scalia Law School. He specializes in state and federal regulatory procedures, cost-benefit analysis, and economic growth.
Broughel is author of the book Regulation and Economic Growth: Applying Economic Theory to Public Policy. His writing has appeared in popular outlets such as the Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, and The Washington Post, and he has published in scholarly journals, including Contemporary Economic Policy and the Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy: Federalist Edition.
Broughel currently serves on the Appliance Standards and Rulemaking Federal Advisory Committee for the US Department of Energy. He received his PhD in economics from George Mason University and his BA and MA in economics from Hunter College of the City University of New York.