Economic Policy

Economic Policy

In Memoriam: The ACCF Remembers Alice Rivlin

Statement by ACCF President and CEO Mark Bloomfield: “It’s with great sadness that we bid farewell to Alice Rivlin, former OMB Director and Senior Fellow...

NAFTA/USMCA: Past, Present And Future

A new ACCF report outlines the case for USMCA ratification while cautioning against NAFTA termination

Mark Bloomfield on ARD TV

On April 14th, ACCF President and CEO Mark Bloomfield was interviewed by Weltspiegel, the flagship news program on ARD TV, the largest public broadcaster in...

ACCF Hosts Larry Kudlow

On March 27th, the ACCF hosted "A Conversation on the Economic Challenges that Lie Ahead with the Honorable Larry Kudlow." Kudlow serves as Assistant...

The Retirement Crisis is Real

The Hill
ACCF Board of Directors Member Susan Neely describes the current crisis facing retirees and what Washington can do to help.

Playing the Green New Deal numbers game

The Hill
As a job creator, the GND has already created a boom - in economic modeling. Since its introduction, economists from every corner have produced figures on the cost of the GND, such as the $7 trillion price tag cited by many.

Fox Business: Manufacturing Rebounds, Importance of Kigali Amendment

On Fox Business Varney & Company, ACCF Executive Vice President George David Banks highlights the rebound of American manufacturing and how the Kigali Amendment, an international "America First" agreement can help bolster industry and American jobs.

C-SPAN: ACCF Board Member Steve Moore Discusses “Trumponomics”

C-SPAN Book TV
ACCF Board of Advisors Member and Economist Stephen Moore discussed the economic policies of the Trump administration from his new book "Trumponomics." He was...

Trump Retirement Accounts Face Obstacles

The Wall Street Journal
Only 62% of private-sector workers had access to some sort of private retirement accounts in March 2017. While Tom Giovanetti’s description of the current state...

Investors: Here’s Your Chance To Influence SEC On Politicized Proxy Process

The Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) roundtable discussion in November on growing concerns around the politicization of the shareholder voting process provides a crucial...

Mr. President, It’s Time for Zero Tariffs

Wall Street Journal
Strategically, offering the carrot of zero tariffs will allow America to seize the moral high ground in the trade debate. It will also put the U.S. in a stronger position as you negotiate with China to end some of Beijing’s most abusive trade policies.

Tough Russia Sanctions Could Backfire on the U.S.

Fortune
DASKAA’s sledgehammer approach could cripple American business more than the Russian government can, leaving domestic U.S. firms to pay the price for Russian offenses. Through a targeted approach like the one proposed in the CDRA, domestic businesses and international markets will not be collateral damage in the fight against election meddling.

Investing pioneer Burton Malkiel: Don’t worry about the yield-curve recession indicator

CNBC
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...

The real reason you’re not getting a pay raise

Vox
The economy is growing strongly, the unemployment rate has been at or below 4.5 percent for 16 straight months, but wage growth remains disappointingly...

An Inverted Yield Curve May Not Portend Doom

The Wall Street Journal
How worried should investors and policy makers be about the possibility of an inverted yield curve—a historical predictor of future recessions and bear markets...

ACCF Urges Inclusion of ISDS in NAFTA 2.0

ACCF Urges Inclusion of ISDS in NAFTA 2.0 Investor protections ensure that U.S. companies are treated fairly by our trading partners WASHINGTON, DC — The North...