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Wayne H. Winegarden

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Dr. Winegarden’s policy research explores the connection between macroeconomic policies and economic outcomes.

Wayne Winegarden, Ph.D., is a Sr. Fellow in Business & Economics, Pacific Research Institute, as well as the Director of PRI’s Center for Medical Economics and Innovation.

Dr. Winegarden’s policy research explores the connection between macroeconomic policies and economic outcomes, with a focus on fiscal policy, the health care industry, and the energy sector. As Director of the Center for Medical Economics and Innovation, Dr. Winegarden spearheads research and advances policies that support the continued viability and vitality of the U.S. biomedical and pharmaceutical industries to the benefit of patients and overall economic growth.

Dr. Winegarden’s columns have been published in the Wall Street JournalChicago TribuneInvestor’s Business DailyForbes.com, and USA Today. He was previously economics faculty at Marymount University, has testified before the U.S. Congress, has been interviewed and quoted in such media as CNN and Bloomberg Radio, and is asked to present his research findings at policy conferences and meetings.

Dr. Winegarden is also the Principal of an economic advisory firm that advises clients on the economic, business, and investment implications from changes in broader macroeconomic trends and government policies. Clients have included Fortune 500 companies, financial organizations, small businesses, and trade associations. Previously, Dr. Winegarden worked as a business economist in Hong Kong and New York City; and a policy economist for policy and trade associations in Washington D.C. Dr. Winegarden received his B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. in Economics from George Mason University.

Recent Articles and Publications

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May 20, 2020
By Wayne H. Winegarden
California's green energy policies are stifling the state's economy and harming its people.
October 30, 2019
By Wayne H. Winegarden
Government-created barriers to opportunity are standing in the way of immigrants and low-income entrepreneurs launching a startup and accessing credit and capital to grow their business and hire more workers.
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December 5, 2018
By Wayne H. Winegarden
Overzealous global warming laws and regulations in California and New York have cost their citizens jobs increased energy poverty among the poor, and reduced state revenues.
November 28, 2018
By Wayne H. Winegarden
Energy policies imposed in California and New York are turning these states from shining examples of the American Dream, to an American nightmare, harming the poor and small businesses.

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