American University Kogod Business School: ACCF on “Best Ideas to Grow the Economy”

ACCF President Mark Bloomfield is featured in a new report from American University’s Kogod Business School titled, “Best Ideas to Grow the Economy,” which offers 50 recommendations from Fortune 500 CEOs, small business owners, startup founders, state and local government officials and thought leaders from across the country.

Despite the U.S. job market nearing full employment, it has not produced substantial wage growth or equitable economic growth. Once the final vote is counted on Election Day 2016, American voters will begin to seek answers around how and when the new president will stimulate our economy.

Mr. Bloomfield warns the next President that uncertainty is the number one impediment to getting the economy moving again. He recommends taking steps in the first 100 days to restore confidence in the country.

“Ours is still the strongest economy in the world. Provide leadership. We need real leadership to overcome our dysfunctional political situation, to get the first important pro-growth economic initiative through the Congress and signed,” Bloomfield writes. “And make clear it’s just the first of several important pro-economic growth initiatives that you plan to sign into law.”

Download the full report at the Kogod Business School:

A Working Report to the Next President: Best Ideas to Grow the Economy


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Mark A. Bloomfield
For more than four decades, Mark has been a leading advocate in Washington for pro-growth approaches to U.S. economic policy, in particular, tax, energy, environmental, regulatory, and trade issues. He has appeared on numerous TV networks and major news outlets and serves as a regular contributor for Wall Street Journal’s Think Tank and The Hill newspaper. Mark also hosts the renowned ACCF Economic Policy Evenings — monthly intimate dinner gatherings of Members of Congress, journalists, and business leaders to discuss politics and economic policy in an off-the-record, no holds-barred setting setting that has been called “Washington’s Last Salon.” Mark has testified before the U.S. Congress, corporate boards, and civic groups. He has also contributed to six books on tax and economic policy.