Christopher DeMuth

Christopher DeMuth is a Distinguished Fellow at Hudson Institute in Washington, D.C. He was President of the American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research from 1986–2008. A graduate of Harvard College and the University of Chicago Law School, Mr. DeMuth was Administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) and Executive Director of the Presidential Task Force on Regulatory Relief during President Reagan’s first term.

Previously he practiced law with Sidley & Austin; was an Economic Consultant with Lexecon Inc. and Editor-In-Chief and Publisher of Regulation magazine; and taught at the Kennedy School of Government and directed the Harvard Faculty Project on Regulation. His writings are posted at