About The Committee
for Economic Development



CED is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, business-led, public policy organization that delivers well researched analysis and reasoned solutions to our nation’s most critical issues.

Vision
Reasoned solutions from business in the nation’s interest.

Core Principles

  1. Sustainable capitalism
  2. Long-term economic growth
  3. Efficient fiscal & regulatory policies
  4. Competitive & open markets
  5. Globally competitive workforce
  6. Equal economic opportunity
  7. Non-partisanship in the nation’s interest

CED Trustees, Members of Congress, and more sound off on the value proposition of CED membership and the economic challenges ahead for business.

CED is proud of its reputation as a group of business and education leaders committed to improving the growth and productivity of the U.S. economy, a freer global trading system, and greater opportunity for all Americans. CED's Trustees understand that business, government, and individuals are jointly responsible for our mutual security and prosperity.

Mission Statement

CED is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, business-led public-policy organization that delivers well-researched analysis and reasoned solutions to our nation’s most critical issues.

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