ACCF Scholars

ACCF Scholars

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...

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.

C-SPAN: ACCF Scholar Gary Hufbauer Discusses Trade Policy

ACCF scholar Gary Hufbauer talks trade policy under the incoming Trump administration on C-SPAN's Washington Journal.

How Donald J. Trump Could Promote Long-Term Economic Growth

Published in New York Times

Dean of Columbia Business School and ACCF scholar R. Glenn Hubbard writes in New York Times that President-elect Trump could give U.S. economic markets a much needed shot in the arm by closing the door on failed efforts at stimulus and overreliance on monetary policy that have held back growth and aggravated economic anxiety for many households and business people.

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."

Corporate tax reform is vital to boosting America’s growth

Published in Financial Times

Few things are as important in the quest for economic growth and increased standards of living as capital formation. Delayed business investment is harmful to the US.

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...