CPA, China Tech Threat Release White Paper on Semiconductors, Countering China’s Threats

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) and China Tech Threat today jointly released a white paper titled “Maintaining U.S. Leadership in Semiconductors and Countering China’s Threats.” The paper examines the decline in U.S. market share in global semiconductor manufacturing, the attendant risks to U.S economic and national security, and why maintaining U.S.…

CPA’s New Manufacturing Reshoring Index Shows Strong Gains in 2019

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Supercharging Infrastructure Spending With Strict Buy America Rules

According to a new CPA analysis, a Congressional five-year $1.5 trillion infrastructure investment plan could create 2.5 million jobs by 2025 while bringing sorely needed improvement to the nation’s deteriorating infrastructure. However, the analysis finds that a quarter of the spending would go on imported materials and supplies. The same infrastructure plan implemented under a…

Modeling the Effect of the Market Access Charge on Exchange Rates, Interest Rates and the US Economy

This Working Paper examines the impact of the proposed Market Access Charge (MAC) on international capital inflows into the US economy and the domestic US economy. We build a model including the relationships between US capital flows, the dollar exchange rate, US trade, and the US domestic economy. Our conclusion is that a 5% MAC…

Reshoring US Pharmaceutical Production Would Create 800K Jobs

Health, Security, Economic Benefits from Reshoring By Steven L. Byers, PhD and Jeff Ferry With the spreading coronavirus pandemic, Americans are becoming increasingly aware of our dependence on foreign sources for important pharmaceuticals and other health care products. The US is dependent on China for over one third of all the antibiotics we import, and…