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ACCF Center for Policy Research Applauds Bill Gates Announcement on Expansion of Breakthrough Energy Coalition

Statement from Drew Bond, ACCF Senior Fellow & Director of Energy Innovation Programs: "Bill Gates has demonstrated his...

Fox Business News: Tax Reform

On Fox Business Network's Intelligence Report with Trish Regan, Mark Bloomfield discusses how to resolve the SALT deduction dilemma with a proposed cut in the capital gains tax.

‘Dear colleagues, please explain your letter to Steven Mnuchin’

Well-designed tax reform can make the economy stronger and careful economic analysis is essential. Careful analysis is well served by discussion and debate of these issues that is at least as frank and vigorous as what we are all accustomed to in the average economics seminar.

AI’s Implications for Productivity, Wages, and Employment

Will there be fewer good jobs? Or is AI creating opportunities? Economists say it could be both.

Here’s How the GOP Wants to Change Corporate Taxes in America

ACCF Scholar Gary Hufbauer explains what Congress' proposed tax reform legislation would mean for American businesses.

Chinese, Alaskan officials sign LNG project development agreement

If the gas pipeline is built and the LNG export infrastructure is put in place, it will be a much needed boost for the slumping Alaskan economy

How to Improve the Trump Tax Plan

The business tax plan being promoted by President Trump, and its close cousin released by House leadership this week, start with a good idea but then descend into an unworkable mess. Fortunately, the flaws can be fixed, if policymakers are willing to be bold.

Cutting tax rates will net greater harvest

Published in Washington Times

There is a free lunch for a government that desires to increase revenues in order to “pay” for more middle-income tax cuts. Reduce the maximum capital gains tax rate to 15 percent and remove the capital gains tax from commodity transactions.

Scrapping Nafta cannot help the losing side

It is true that trade policies have winners and losers, but their net impact is a win for the country.

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    To call U.S. power sector developments of the last couple weeks “interesting” would be an understatement. Two weeks ago, the Department of Energy issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) that aims effectively to bring back or keep online some of the less competitive coal and nuclear power plants. That proposed rule was followed this […]
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    The Regulatory Accountability Act incorporates many bipartisan solutions to problems that have plagued the expansion of the federal regulatory system. The ideas expressed in the bill are certainly worthy of continued analysis and discussion. Read more in the Bloomberg View column by Cass Sustein:   A Regulatory Reform Bill That Everyone Should Like Look! Bipartisanship […]
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