Wayne T. Brough is currently the Vice President for Research and Chief Economist at FreedomWorks. He received a Ph.D. in economics from George Mason University, with fields in industrial organization and public choice. Dr. Brough previously worked at the Office of Management and Budget, focusing on transportation regulations; the United States Agency for International Development, focusing on market reforms in Africa; and in the research branch of an investment bank, where he covered U.S. domestic policies. He has testified before Congress and regulatory agencies on a number of issues. Dr. Brough has published in books, academic journals, and newspapers on a wide variety of economic and regulatory issues.