Today's trading system may be bent, but it is not broken. Import tariffs are low. Quotas are relatively uncommon. In 2016, some $15.4trn of...
Investor State Dispute Settlement must be preserved to defend America's energy dominance.
Wall Street Journal
There is a case for being concerned—though only modestly—about the U.S. trade deficit. The principal villain in this story is not China, Europe or...
The Wall Street Journal
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer’s all-or-nothing approach to overseas investment is very shortsighted (“Nafta Proposal Jolts Energy Sector,” U.S. News, April 25). A U.S....
The White House is having a busy week with visits by French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel. The list of issues...
Washington, DC – The American Council for Capital Formation Center for Policy Research (ACCF-CPR) announced today that Chad P. Bown has joined the organization’s...
Glenn Hubbard, former chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers and ACCF Scholar discusses the trade debate with NPR's David Greene.
Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE) nonresident senior fellow Gary Hufbauer recently spoke with the Adam Smith Project about potential implications of President Donald Trump’s Section 232...
In contrast to sweeping tariff proposals, targeted and deliberate enforcement efforts are imperative both to maintain public trust in international trade and to ensure the domestic economic benefits of those agreements.
The Washington Times
President Trump made his mark as a businessman prior to occupying the Oval Office and he often gives his sales pitch for America: The country is...
President Trump announced his final decision on steel and aluminum tariffs. While it looks like we will have to wait for details on which countries and products will be covered, the president repeated his emphasis on fairness and that we might see further action on trade. However, the whole process has been alarming to American businesses and our major allies.
Rachel Martin talks to ACCF Scholar Glenn Hubbard about the looming tariffs.
BBC World News
"Numb" is how ACCF President and CEO Mark Bloomfield describes Washington's reaction to the resignation of National Economic Council director Gary Cohn. He also offers his political take on President Trump's tariffs on steel and aluminum.
The seventh round of Nafta talks are under the shadow of President Trump’s plan to impose a 25% tariff on imported steel and a...
New York Times
ACCF Scholar N. Gregory Mankiw weighs in on Trump's
President Trump should be commended for his efforts in shepherding the first major overhaul of our tax system in over thirty years.