Buy America Movement Gathers Force

By Jeff Ferry, CPA Research Director President Trump’s “Buy American week” was largely a feel-good event, but behind the scenes there is growing nationwide support in the political and business worlds for more US spending to go on American-made goods and services.  Buy American is important because the federal government, state and local governments, and…

Michael Stumo & Jeff Ferry Published On Global Trade Magazine: A New Approach To Corporate Tax Reform

The House Republican business tax reform plan may be heading for political defeat. Senate support is absent, House Republicans are divided, and Democrats oppose it. May 9th, 2017 | Written by Michael Stumo and Jeff Ferry, Global Trade Magazine However, the border-adjustability feature of the tax plan is an important goal to preserve because it would neutralize foreign border taxes…

Jeff Ferry Published on The Hill: However you measure it, free trade agreements have failed

Washington’s latest trade controversy has blown up over a dispute over differing sets of statistics for measuring our foreign trade. Trump administration officials are advocating for wider use of export/import measures that exclude pass-through goods, while Commerce Department officials advocate the older measures, total exports and total imports. by Jeff Ferry, appears on The Hill The newer…

Media Coverage: Jeff Ferry on NPR’s “On Point” Discusses Globalization Under a Trump Administration

Jeff Ferry, CPA’s Research Director was a guest on “On Point,” a radio show on NPR and he discusses globalization under a Trump administration. Jeff refutes free traders such as Martin Wolf, chief economics commentator for the Financial Times as well as Ken Rogoff, professor of public policy and professor of economics at Harvard University. Jeff…