ACCF Scholars

ACCF Scholars

In Memoriam: Dale W. Jorgenson

It is with great regret that the ACCF bids farewell to Dale Jorgenson, an intellectual giant and developer of modern theories of the role...

The ACA Was Never Fully Paid For

Published in RealClearPolicy
The White House celebrations for the twelfth anniversary of the passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) remind us that twelve years is a...

The 2017 Tax Reform Delivered as Promised

The Wall Street Journal
ACCF Scholar Kevin Hassett notes predictions about the law’s effects on business investment, wages and tax revenue were correct.

The Average US Retirement Age Increased over the Past 30 Years

In a new American Enterprise Institute study, ACCF Scholar Mark Warshawsky notes over the past 30 years, the average retirement age has increased by about three years, from 62 to 65.

China’s recent trade moves create outsize problems for everyone else

Policy reversals on fertilizer, steel, and pork are only the latest examples. Russia's war in Ukraine has taken a shocking toll on the region. It...

ACCF Scholar: Senate-bound Retirement Legislation Still Needs Work

Real Clear Politics
Encouraging retirement savings is a laudable goal, and the House recently overwhelmingly passed bipartisan legislation to that effect; “Securing a Strong Retirement Act of...

Passover and the Constitution

The Wall Street Journal
On Friday after sundown, Jews everywhere will gather in their homes to observe Passover. No doubt familiar themes will be discussed—the liberation from oppression...

ACCF Scholar: Even in a Hot Economy, Wages Aren’t Keeping Up...

The Wall Street Journal
Former CEA Chairman and ACCF Scholar Jason Furman says tight labor markets aren’t as good for workers as D.C. economists imagine. High demand raises prices, too.

ACCF Scholar: How Will Inflation End?

The Wall Street Journal
Inflation is now, incontestably, the leading issue for the electorate, and voters are giving the Biden administration low marks for handling it. This is...

ACCF Scholar: NATO Needs More Guns and Less Butter

The Wall Street Journal
But change will be difficult, and the magnitude of what needs to be done is sobering. The U.S. currently spends 3.2% of gross domestic...

ACCF Scholar: Investing in American Workers

On C-SPAN's Book TV, Former CEA Chairman and ACCF Scholar R. Glenn Hubbard discusses why government and business will need to invest more in...

Kevin Hassett on Biden Economy

Former CEA Chairman and ACCF Scholar Kevin Hassett discusses the Biden economy on Fox Business. Watch the latest video at foxbusiness.com

ACCF Scholar John Taylor on the Fed and curve on inflation

On Bloomberg's "What'd You Miss?" John Taylor, professor of economics at Stanford University and ACCF Scholar, says the Federal Reserve is behind the curve...

New Book by ACCF Scholar: The Wall and the Bridge

Yale University Press
Free-market economists often have noted that there are winners and losers in a competitive capitalist world. The question of how to deal with the...

ACCF Scholar: Trump ended WTO dispute settlement. Trade remedies are needed...

PIIE
ABSTRACT Unhappy with the rulings of the WTO dispute settlement system, which disproportionately targeted US use of trade remedies, the United States ended the entire...

Specific steps to improve the fairness and sustainability of Medicaid’s financing...

American Enterprise Institute
In a prior article (Warshawsky and Marchand, 2017), a colleague and I put forward some broad proposals to improve the system of financing long-term...