Economy

Blog Post

CBO’s Economic Outlook: Four Takeaways

April 17, 2018

As Congress and President Trump agreed in the last few months to dramatically increase federal borrowing, there have been a lot of breezy assurances that rapid and sustained economic grow

Blog Post

Trillions and Trillions in Deficits

April 17, 2018

Guests on “Facing the Future” last week lamented new projections of trillion-dollar federal deficits beginning in Fiscal 2020 and discussed how recent tax and spending decisions had contr

In the News

Podcast: The GOP's Fiscally Toxic Combo

February 09, 2018
Roll Call (CQ on Congress)

Bob Bixby, executive director of The Concord Coalition, a nonpartisan group that encourages fiscal responsibility in Washington, explains how the adoption of the deficit-busting budget deal could a