Economic Policy

Economic Policy

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."
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BBC: Bloomfield on Trump Transition

Published in BBC World News

On BBC World News, ACCF President & CEO Mark Bloomfield discusses the intricate details of the presidential transition process.

Clinton and Trump are both wrong about trade deals

Published on CNBC.com

Both campaigns have tapped into voter anger over U.S. job losses and have placed blame solely on our "evil" trade partners. The most recent swipe was a memo released by the Trump camp discussing job losses in Pennsylvania which they attributed to NAFTA and the South Korea trade agreement. The numbers are packaged to be as scary as possible to voters, but any economist will tell you that statistics can be used to spin many different compelling stories. And there is more than one factor at work here.

Cash pool issues still abound under Treasury’s final debt-equity tax regs

Published in The Hill

“The regulations turned the debt-equity world on its head in an attempt to address a perceived inversion problem...”

American University Kogod Business School: ACCF on “Best Ideas to Grow...

“Best Ideas to Grow the Economy,” 50 recommendations from Fortune 500 CEOs, small business owners, startup founders, state and local government officials and thought leaders from across the country.

Apple and Microsoft might be new poster children for tax reform

Published in The Hill

Several news stories this summer demonstrate what many of us already know to be true: Our outdated tax code is keeping much-needed investment money overseas instead of here in the United States.

Op-Ed: Candidates should stump on capital formation

Published in The Hill

By creating a tax system that is conducive to growth, Washington will help U.S. businesses and families focus once again on investing for the future, which will once again spur the kind of growth our economy needs.

Fiduciary Rule Puts Retirement Savers At Risk

Published in Daily Caller

Under the new rule, financial advisors will be burdened with increased compliance considerations and greater legal liability, which will in turn increase the cost and restrict access to affordable retirement advice for many hardworking Americans.

Special Report: Trade Promotion Authority – American Economy & Trade

This special report discusses the importance of TPA in trade negotiations, as well as the positive impact of a system that promotes open markets on U.S. jobs and economic growth.