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.
Tax Day Forum with Ways & Means Chairman Brady
On April 15th, 2016, the ACCF hosted House Ways & Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) for a discussion with Washington business leaders on The State of Tax Reform. See Mark Bloomfield’s one on one interview with the Chairman.
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.
ACCF Forum with Senator Sessions on Populism in 2016
Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL), the first U.S. Senator to endorse Donald Trump, offers his thoughts on populism in the 2016 election that has given rise to Trump and Bernie Sanders.
ACCF Sponsors Panel “Ethanol in America: Politics & Policy”
On March 15th, the ACCF sponsored a panel event in coordination with host, CQ Roll Call, “Ethanol in America: Politics and Policy.”
ACCF Annual Report
We present our 2015 annual report as a chronicle of the unique niche the ACCF occupies in helping shape U.S. economic policy to create a higher standard of living, growth and competitiveness in the global economy.
ICYMI: Ethanol No Longer Third Rail of Iowa Politics
New ACCF research confirms ethanol no longer the third rail of Iowa politics, see results and news coverage
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