Economic Policy

Economic Policy

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...

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.