Video | Agriculture | Confidence | Economy | Energy | Employment | Finance | Media | Property | RBNZ | Science | SOEs | Tax | Technology | Telecoms | Tourism | Transport | Search


Visit by Veronique de Rugy

7 February, 2005

Visit by Veronique de Rugy, American Enterprise Institute

Veronique de Rugy, research fellow at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington DC, will visit New Zealand from 12 February as a guest of the New Zealand Business Roundtable.

During her visit she will speak in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch on topics including government spending and economic growth, the international tax environment, and the comparative performance of European Union economies and the United States.

French-born Veronique de Rugy specialises in tax and budget policy at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington. Previously she was a fiscal policy analyst at the Cato Institute from 2001-2004. From 1999 to 2001 she was a visiting scholar then a post-doctoral fellow in the department of economics at George Mason University.

Her writing has been published in the Wall Street Journal Europe, National Post and Washington Times. She is the co-author of Action ou Taxation, published in Switzerland in 1996, and has appeared on CNN, MSNBC, NPR, and the BBC. She is currently a board member and secretary of the Center for Freedom and Prosperity. She holds a PhD from the University of Paris-Sorbonne.

For biodata on Veronique de Rugy visit and go to 'Scholars & Fellows'.


© Scoop Media

Business Headlines | Sci-Tech Headlines


Media Mega Merger: StuffMe Hearing Argues Over Moveable Feast

New Zealand's two largest news publishers are appealing against the Commerce Commission's rejection of the proposal to merge their operations. More>>


Approval: Northern Corridor Decision Released

The approval gives the green light to construction of the last link of Auckland’s Western Ring Route, providing an alternative route from South Auckland to the North Shore. More>>


Crown Accounts: $4.1 Billion Surplus

The New Zealand Government has achieved its third fiscal surplus in a row with the Crown accounts for the year ended 30 June 2017 showing an OBEGAL surplus of $4.1 billion, $2.2 billion stronger than last year, Finance Minister Steven Joyce says. More>>


Mycoplasma Bovis: One New Property Tests Positive

The newly identified property... was already under a Restricted Place notice under the Biosecurity Act. More>>

Accounting Scandal: Suspension Of Fuji Xerox From All-Of-Government Contract

General Manager of New Zealand Government Procurement John Ivil says, “FXNZ has been formally suspended from the Print Technology and Associated Services (PTAS) contract and terminated from the Office Supplies contract.” More>>