Iowa FAC Finale Media event
Oct. 12, 2009, 9:00am-11:00am

Time Magazine and the Debt Clock

Submitted by jgordon on Mon, 10/20/2008 - 22:29

Executive Director Bob Bixby is quoted in a good article on Time Magazine's web site about the growing budget deficit, where he argues that the rising deficit, and some of the most recent policy actions that have contributed to it, are "necessary evils" to keep the economy afloat as long as the actions are targeted and temporary.

Reconciling Fiscal Stimulus and the Deficit

Submitted by jgordon on Mon, 10/20/2008 - 18:01

Our Executive Director, Bob Bixby, recently participated in an online discussion on the "National Journal's Expert Blogs" focused on whether there is room for fiscal stimulus in the budget, given the extraordinary change in the fiscal position of the government due to the economic downturn and the government's already unprecedented response. Here is his post: