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How Fast Can America Grow?

Official projections show real economic growth will average less than 2 percent annually over the next decade. However, some policymakers have...

Policies to Grow the Economy

The aging of the population will make achieving past levels of economic growth much more difficult in the years ahead. The Congressional Budget...

Increasing Infrastructure Investment Must Be Paid For

In a recent interview with The New York Times, President Trump said that he wants to invest $1 trillion in infrastructure because "we are borrowing...

CBO Economic Forecast Sees Major Headwinds Facing Growth

Predicting what the economy will look like over the next 30 years is no easy task, but the assumptions in the Congressional Budget Office’s (CBO)...

Alice Rivlin: Don’t undermine the Congressional Budget Office. Use it.

Alice Rivlin is a former Director of the Congressional Budget Office and Office of Management and Budget. She currently is on the board of the...

Statement by Maya MacGuineas on the Inauguration of Donald Trump

The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget welcomes Donald Trump and Mike Pence as the President and Vice President of the United States. The new...