Op-Ed: Diversity is the Key to Efficient, Affordable Energy
In Real Clear Policy, Dr. Pinar Cebi Wilber writes that diversity of energy supply plays a key role in lowering the cost of electricity generation, as well as maintaining reliability, and also reduces the variability in monthly power bills.
ACCF in Barron’s on Tax Reform
Mark Bloomfield, “a man steeped in the history of tax battles,” offers his thoughts to readers of Barron’s on tax reform by 2016.
Election 2014: Veterans of ACCF Events Climb the Ranks
Election 2014 was a launching pad for many of our veteran ACCF guests to climb the ranks on Capitol Hill. Many House have been elected to the Senate. Many of our other past guests will ascend to important committee chairmanships.
New ACCF Site: UnlockCrudeExports.org
A project of ACCF, the website will aggregate the latest facts and analysis by ACCF, academia and other experts and serve as a resource for new members of the 114th Congress seeking to learn more about the benefits of ending the exports ban.
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.
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.
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