ACCF Scholars

ACCF Scholars

Talking Trade with Gary Hufbauer

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...

Trump’s tariff is the wrong way for trade enforcement — but...

Americans have grown skeptical of trade agreements, despite the strong postwar record of their strategic and economic benefits. Too many believe that trade agreements...

Despite Opposition, Trump Is Expected To Unveil International Tariffs Soon

Rachel Martin talks to ACCF Scholar Glenn Hubbard about the looming tariffs.

Why Economists Are Worried About International Trade

ACCF Scholar N. Gregory Mankiw weighs in on Trump's

How to grow the economy in 2018

There is little debate that the United States needs faster economic growth. From the fourth quarter of 2015 to the fourth quarter of 2016,...

As Trump gambles with more economic stimulus, the Fed is poised...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump with his budget proposal raises his bet that he will boost the economy before high inflation and...

ACCF Scholar Ken Medlock Testifies on Energy Infrastructure

Hearing on The Evolution of Energy Infrastructure in the United States and How Lessons Learned from the Past Can Inform Future Opportunities

‘Dear colleagues, please explain your letter to Steven Mnuchin’

Well-designed tax reform can make the economy stronger and careful economic analysis is essential. Careful analysis is well served by discussion and debate of these issues that is at least as frank and vigorous as what we are all accustomed to in the average economics seminar.

ACCF Scholars: How Tax Reform Will Lift the Economy

In a November 25 letter to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, ACCF Scholars including Michael Boskin, Douglas Holtz-Eakin, Glenn Hubbard, Harvey Rosen, and John Taylor joined several other leading economists to make the case that the Republican tax reform bills could boost GDP 3% to 4% long term by reducing the cost of capital.

AI’s Implications for Productivity, Wages, and Employment

Will there be fewer good jobs? Or is AI creating opportunities? Economists say it could be both.

Here’s How the GOP Wants to Change Corporate Taxes in America

ACCF Scholar Gary Hufbauer explains what Congress' proposed tax reform legislation would mean for American businesses.

How to Improve the Trump Tax Plan

The business tax plan being promoted by President Trump, and its close cousin released by House leadership this week, start with a good idea but then descend into an unworkable mess. Fortunately, the flaws can be fixed, if policymakers are willing to be bold.

The U.S. Can No Longer Afford Deficit-Increasing Tax Cuts

Compared with 1981 and 2001, revenue is down and the debt is way up as a share of GDP.

Who Benefits From Corporate Tax Reform?

Corporate reform belongs as part of a middle-class oriented tax reform.

Why America Needs Tax Reform

Trump needs to stress the growth payoff and rebut falsehoods from critics at the Tax Policy Center.

In Memoriam: ACCF-CPR Scholar Allan Meltzer

The ACCF Center for Policy Research bids farewell to Allan Meltzer, Carneige Mellon Professor and former member of the President's Council of Economic Advisers...