FT oped: ACCF Scholar stresses importance of capital formation
In Financial Times, Northwestern University Professor and ACCF Scholar Robert Gordon urges the presidential nominees to focus on capital formation.
Op-Ed: Trump’s Instincts are Correct on Russia
In Washington Examiner, ACCF Senior Vice President George David Banks describes why Trump’s informal courtship of Russia and Vladimir Putin may be the right policy for the next administration.
Op-Ed: Candidates should stump on capital formation
In an op-0ed published in The Hill, Dr. Pinar Cebi Wilber explains why the presidential candidates should be stumping on capital formation.
Capital Formation: Challenges And Opportunities For The Next Administration
The ACCF Center for Policy Research recently hosted a teleconference on capital formation between Northwestern Professor Robert J. Gordon and Harvard Professor Dale W. Jorgenson. It was moderated by the Wall Street Journal’s chief economics commentator, Greg Ip.
Op-Ed: The Case for Cutting Red Tape
In Morning Consult, ACCF Vice President of Policy and General Counsel Tim Doyle highlights the needs for improving federal and state regulatory frameworks.
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.
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.
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
The ACCF has long held that improving our regulatory framework is critical to economic growth. The regulatory state has dramatically increased in size and scope, and now reaches into every corner of the American economy. The ACCF's Regulatory Improvement Effort centers on working with various federal and state coalitions toward a multifaceted broad-based initiative to improve the process of the regulatory system.Read More