ACCF Scholars

ACCF Scholars

Trump’s trillion-dollar infrastructure plan — jobs boost or giveaway?

Published on CNN.com

ACCF Scholar Doug Holtz-Eakin: "The Trump administration has just completed "infrastructure week." Though it drew little media attention and produced few details, it's worth considering how it will play into President Donald Trump's overall economic strategy."

Panel: Achieving Comprehensive Tax Reform in 2017

On May 18th, the ACCF Center for Policy Research hosted an engaging discussion on tax reform with Chairman Peter Roskam of the House Ways...

What the President Could Learn From Professional Economists

Michael T. Flynn, who briefly served as national security adviser, gave President Trump at least one piece of excellent advice. According to The Huffington Post, it was 3 a.m. when Mr. Flynn got a call from the president with an important question: Is it good for the economy to have a strong dollar or a weak one? Mr. Flynn, whose background is in the military rather than in macroeconomics, said he didn’t know. He suggested that the president ask an economist. Just so.

ACCF Scholar: Recovery through tax reform

Published in National Review

With apologies to Ronald Reagan, next year is teed up to be the biggest supply-side-policy year in American history. The expected changes are too numerous to list, but the most economically consequential will be tax reform.

ACCF Scholar: Fed Policy in the Trump Administration

Aired on Bloomberg Daybreak

John Taylor, Stanford University economics professor and ACCF Center for Policy Research Scholar, discusses the outlook for Fed policy and President-elect Donald Trump's economic policies with Bloomberg's Kathleen Hays and Betty Liu on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia."

One Way to Fix the Corporate Tax: Repeal It

By N. Gregory Mankiw Published in The New York Times “Some people are calling these companies ‘corporate deserters.’ ” That is what President Obama said last month...

How Washington Whittles Away Property Rights

By Michael J. Boskin Published in The Wall Street Journal Property rights and the rule of law are essential foundations for a vibrant economy. When they are...