New Report Shows Fundamental Flaws of RFS
A new study prepared by University of Tennessee professor Dr. Daniel De La Torre Ugarte finds that The current federal Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) has failed over the past 10 years to deliver on its stated objectives, relying far too heavily on high environmental-impact corn ethanol as a mandated fuel source.
ACCF on 2014 Capital Gains Boost
In an interview with Bloomberg BNA, Dr. Pinar Cebi Wilber discusses the reasons behind the 2014 increase in capital gains.
Bloomfield: What Will Really Fix America’s Unfair Tax System
In Fortune, Mark Bloomfield writes on how the the right tax policies will help end corporate tax inversions.
New Report: Capital Formation 101
Twenty-five years since its first publication of Capital Formation 101, the ACCF looks at global trends, economic structures and the rise of the digital economy and finds that tax and regulatory policies are holding back critical investment and savings.
New Report Urges Greater U.S. Engagement in Asia Pacific
A joint report from the American Council for Capital Formation (ACCF) and International Council for Capital Formation (ICCF) stresses broadening U.S. engagement in the Asia Pacific by increasing infrastructure and affordable and reliable energy development.
Nash and Banks: Quality infrastructure requires sound planning
A Nikkei Asian Review op-ed authored by Dave Banks and Tony Nash highlights quality infrastructure as the key to Asia’s future. Policy continuity between governments and the private sector is critical to provide investment certainty.
New Report: How Will DOL’s Fiduciary Rule Impact Retirement
A new report from Dr. Pinar Cebi Wilber examines Department of Labor’s proposed fiduciary rule and questions whether it will help or harm retirement planning.
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