The New York Times
"The Warren tax may provide an incentive for high-wealth couples to divorce. Whereas a married couple could exempt $50 million of wealth from the tax, two unmarried partners could each exempt $50 million for a total of $100 million. Given the 2 percent tax rate, married couples could avoid $1 million per year in taxes by divorcing..."
Jason Furman, a Harvard economist and former adviser to Barack Obama, says the UK must strengthen its competition rules to prevent damaging mergers like Facebook's acquisition of Instagram.
Washington Post Monkey Cage
ACCF Scholar Chad Bown on six big changes NAFTA's replacement, the USMCA, makes
Investing pioneer Burton Malkiel believes investors shouldn't worry too much about a key recession indicator — the so-called the flattening yield curve. "Recently, the curve...
ACCF Scholar and Former Council of Economic Advisers Chair Jason Furman of Harvard University discusses the latest numbers measuring economic growth in the United...
The Wall Street Journal
The official top-line figure for the first quarter is 2%. A more accurate measure puts the rate at 2.8%.
A decade ago, Whirlpool controlled about half of the domestic washing machine market. But when things started going downhill, the company blamed unfair competition...
East Asia Forum
In 2017, US President Donald Trump instructed the US Trade Representative (USTR) to investigate Chinese violations of intellectual property rights, invoking Section 301 of...
The Wall Street Journal
As we enter his office, Glenn Hubbard apologizes for the building that houses it. Built in 1964, Uris Hall is a jarring structure on...
Today's trading system may be bent, but it is not broken. Import tariffs are low. Quotas are relatively uncommon. In 2016, some $15.4trn of...
Wall Street Journal
There is a case for being concerned—though only modestly—about the U.S. trade deficit. The principal villain in this story is not China, Europe or...
Washington, DC – The American Council for Capital Formation Center for Policy Research (ACCF-CPR) announced today that Chad P. Bown has joined the organization’s...
Glenn Hubbard, former chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers and ACCF Scholar discusses the trade debate with NPR's David Greene.
The Washington Post
ACCF Scholars weigh in on the looming debt crisis.
Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE) nonresident senior fellow Gary Hufbauer recently spoke with the Adam Smith Project about potential implications of President Donald Trump’s Section 232...
In contrast to sweeping tariff proposals, targeted and deliberate enforcement efforts are imperative both to maintain public trust in international trade and to ensure the domestic economic benefits of those agreements.