Wayne T. Brough

Wayne T. Brough is currently president of the Innovation Defense Foundation (IDF). He received his Ph.D. in economics from George Mason University, with fields in industrial organization and public choice. Prior to cofounding the IDF, Dr. Brough was the chief economist and vice president for research at FreedomWorks. Previously, he 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. Dr. Brough’s analysis examines the importance of competition and open markets for the evolution of the internet as well as addressing the impact of specific regulations. His work has appeared in newspapers, books, and on television; he has testified before Congress and state legislatures, and filed comments in numerous regulatory proceedings. He has publicly championed the importance of an unfettered internet through his writings as well as a wide array of public speaking engagements.

Recent Work

U.S. vs. China: How Regulation Will Define the Crypto Wars
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U.S. vs. China: How Regulation Will Define the Crypto Wars
December 13, 2019
by Wayne T. Brough

More than 25 years ago, the internet revolution that was launched in the United States transformed the world. It changed how we communicate, how we shop, and brought the world closer together. Today, we are on the verge of another revolution that can be just as... Read More

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