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ACCF Scholar Jason Furman says U.S. economy may be growing faster...

ACCF Scholar and Former Council of Economic Advisers Chair Jason Furman of Harvard University discusses the latest numbers measuring economic growth in the United...

Why the Investor State Dispute Settlement is critical to NAFTA

In an ideal world, where the rule of law and fair treatment of any subject is the common theme of legal systems around the world, the Investor State Dispute Settlement could be obsolete as Mr. Trump and Ms. Warren wish. However, the reality and past evidence point to the fact that a strong and binding ISDS is beneficial for any participant to protect one’s investment. In a highly globalized capital market, that not only protects the corporations but also their workers and the private investors who own these assets through various savings vehicles, including through retirement accounts.

The Economy Is Growing Faster Than the Government Says

The official top-line figure for the first quarter is 2%. A more accurate measure puts the rate at 2.8%.

Donald Trump’s zero-tariff solution

Zero tariffs would be the ultimate victory for totally free and fair trade. It would advantage the United States most because we already impose the lowest trade barriers. It would also expose many of Mr. Trump’s severest critics as free-trade frauds. President Trump, you should do this because the worst that could happen is our allies may even take you up on the offer.

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Former Democratic and Independent Congressional Icons Join ACCF Board of Advisors

Washington, DC – The American Council for Capital Formation (ACCF) announced three new members of its Board of Advisors today. For more than four...

Mexico makes good on threats to impose tariffs on $3 billion...

Mexico said it would impose import duties on $3 billion worth of U.S. products, including cheese, bourbon, pork and others, making good on its threats...

New NAFTA Must Protect US Investments

There are lots of reasons a U.S. firm might choose to invest in another country. In some cases, labor costs or access to new...

Leading National Associations Announce Launch Of First-Of-Its-Kind Investor Coalition

Former White House senior official George David Banks to serve as Executive Director