Mark Bloomfield: Six Lessons from Tax Reform Past
ACCF President Mark Bloomfield offers six lessons from tax reform past and also his thoughts on income inequality, best-selling author and French economist Thomas Piketty and how each plays a role in the current economic and political climate.
Op-Ed: Piketty on the 2014 Ballot?
Is French economist and best selling author Thomas Piketty on the 2014 ballot? Read Mark Bloomfield’s oped in The Hill.
Winter is Coming. Is New England Ready?
Winter is coming. Is New England ready? See Dr. Margo Thorning’s oped on path forward to more energy supply and lower utility bills.
Op-Ed: Divestment is Distraction to Better Policies
The act of divestment is the wrong solution in the serious conversation about the environment. Read Dr. Margo Thorning’s op-ed in Inside Sources.
Op-Ed: Lift oil export ban before ‘day of reckoning’
“The Day of Reckoning” is coming. Allowing crude oil exports now will strengthen the U.S. economy and provide gains to consumers and the overall economy. Read more in Dr. Margo Thorning’s oped in The Hill.
Op-Ed: Remember FDR’s Trade Legacy
In an op-ed published by World Trade 100, Dr. Pinar Cebi Wilber notes that trade may hold the key to our economic recovery. Congress must end their bitter divide and enact Trade Promotion Authority that has had long historical bipartisan support.
Thorning Talks Inversion & Tax Policy on WOSU Columbus
On September 23rd, Dr. Margo Thorning was a featured guest on the WOSU NPR Radio Show “All Sides” with Ann Fisher in Columbus, Ohio. Thorning discussed the inversion, corporate tax rates and several other tax issues during the program.
New Special Report: How TPA Benefits Economy and Trade
A new special report by the ACCF Center for Policy Research examines the Trade Promotion Authority as a critical tool to boost investment, jobs and growth. The report highlights current trade negotiations as well as opportunities particularly in the energy sector where FTAs can take on even greater importance due to the major surge of domestic shale gas and oil production.
For three decades the ACCF and its research affiliate, the ACCF Center for Policy Research, have brought the message to U.S. and international policymakers, the media, and the public that a nation’s strength and stability depend upon well-thought-out economic, regulatory, and environmental policies to promote capital formation, economic growth, and a higher standard of living for all.Read More
Energy & Climate Change Policy
ACCF is an internationally recognized economic authority on energy and environmental policy issues. Because energy use and economic growth go hand in hand, policymakers should develop a flexible, long-term approach to reducing the growth of greenhouse gases. This requires a global effort based on technological innovation and technology transfer to developing countries where greenhouse gas emissions growth is most rapid.Read More
In 1978, ACCF was instrumental in helping turn a looming hike on the capital gains tax into a dramatic tax cut. Today, nearly thirty-five years later, ACCF continues to provide expert research and a bipartisan effort to maintain low rates on capital gains taxes ensuring robust job growth for a recovering economy.Read More
Capital Gains Policy
The ACCF has been a leading advocate of sound economic policies to promote sustained economic growth, job creation, and international competitiveness. With its bipartisan approach, the breadth and diversity of its support in the business community and long experience working with policymakers and the media, the ACCF has been instrumental in focusing attention on the need for economic policies to enhance capital formation.Read More