Economic Policy

Economic Policy

Trump’s Economic Dream Come True

The Wall Street Journal
ACCF Scholar writes the coronavirus-induced recession is no reason to abandon economic policies that proved their worth.

A Tale of Two Streets in the COVID-19 Economy

Morning Consult
Mike Roman and SBEC President and CEO Karen Kerrigan highlight the importance of small business to our economic recovery.

Democrats Move Left, but the Center Holds

The Wall Street Journal
ACCF Scholar William Galston notes the Democrats are a very different party from what it was 30 years ago. But the radicals haven’t taken it over.

ACCF Signs Coalition Letter Opposing Amendment to Block NEPA Reforms

July 23, 2020 TO THE MEMBERS OF THE U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES: The undersigned trade associations and labor unions oppose amendment #72 to Division C of...

Op-Ed: Liability Safe Harbor — Not Liability Immunity

Inside Sources
American business does not seek immunity from litigation, but rather a safe harbor that protects businesses when appropriate standards of care have been met to reduce COVID-19 exposure and spread.

ACCF Praises Bipartisan Phase Three Stimulus Legislation

The American Council for Capital Formation (ACCF) praised today’s passage of the $2 trillion stimulus package to immediately infuse funds to help stabilize America’s...

Architect of Trump’s coronavirus stimulus plan says it’s too little, too...

Axios
By Dion Rabouin The Trump administration's proposal to send Americans $1,000 checks is now too little, too late, the plan's architect tells Axios. What happened: Trump...

ACCF Commends Kevin Hassett’s Return to White House

The American Council for Capital Formation Center for Policy Research (ACCF CPR) commends the return of Kevin Hassett, former Chairman of President Trump's Council...

U.S. Should Flood Businesses With Cash, Says Former White House Economist

Bloomberg
By Christopher Condon Former chief White House economist Glenn Hubbard said the U.S. may be headed into a depression unless the government takes drastic action...

ACCF Joins Main Street Employers Coalition in COVID Economic Response

The President The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Ave, NW Washington, DC 20500 March 18, 2020 The Honorable Nancy Pelosi The Speaker of the House of Representatives United States Capitol Washington,...

Thoughts on the Pandemic

Greg Mankiw's Blog
Several reporters have emailed me, asking my thoughts about the current economic situation in light of the ongoing pandemic. Here they are, in abbreviated...

The Case for a Big Coronavirus Stimulus

The Wall Street Journal
Given the mounting economic risks posed by the spread of the novel coronavirus, Congress should act swiftly but thoughtfully to pass fiscal stimulus. This...

ACCF Scholar Greg Mankiw on the Economic Ideas of the Left...

Conversation with Bill Kristol
ACCF Center for Policy Research Scholar N. Gregory Mankiw on the Economic Ideas of the Left and Right

The Evergreen State and the soul of the Democratic Party

The Hill
Washington’s 6th and 7th districts are a snapshot of a divided party. With now more than 20 contenders in the presidential primary, the one that can find a way to appeal to both may have the key to victory in 2020.

A Conversation About Social Security–Reform Needed Now?

On May 21st, the ACCF hosted an Economic Policy Evening, "A Conversation About Social Security--Reform Needed Now?"

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...