Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

Debt & Deficits

Mankiw Agrees on the Target for Deficit Reduction

Former Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisors and Harvard Professor Greg Mankiw

160 Economists and Policy Experts Call for Comprehensive Deficit Reduction

Despite a growing chorus of debt deniers, most economics continue to agree that putting in place a long-t

How Much Is the Economy Contributing to Deficits?

Last Friday, the CBO released a report showing how much the business cycle has affected budget defic

Simpson and Bowles Release $2.4 Trillion Deficit Reduction Framework

Today, former Fiscal Commission co-chairs and Moment of Truth Project co-founders Erskine Bowles and

Third Way Calls for $1.9 Trillion of Deficit Reduction

Today, Third Way has released their analysis of the February CBO Economic and Bud

Economists in Favor of Smart Deficit Reduction

A recent op-ed from Joe Scarborough in Politico

How Far We Have to Go on Deficit Reduction

In the past few weeks, we have made the case for putting debt on a downward path as

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