Fiscal Cliff

Stimulus Provisions Updated: Extended or Not?

The economic stimulus package enacted in 2009 is now four years behind us. According to recovery.gov, $796 billion has been disbursed as of the end...

The Latest Official Sequester Numbers

On Friday, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) released its latest detailed report of how the cuts in sequestration will be allocated. The...

Peterson Foundation Analyzes the Fiscal Cliff Deal

The Peter G. Peterson Foundation has released a new report on the American Taxpayer Relief Act (ATRA) and its effect on the long-term outlook,...

How the Sequester Looks After the Fiscal Cliff Deal

Along with a two month delay until March 1, the fiscal cliff deal reduced the across-the-board cuts under sequestration for 2013 by $24 billion....

The Fiscal Speed Bumps Ahead

Although labeled as the "fiscal cliff deal," the American Taxpayer Relief Act (ATRA) enacted into law left many budget issues unresolved or...

A Roundup of Our Analysis on the Fiscal Cliff Package

Over the past week, CRFB has examined the composition, budgetary effects, and economic effects of the American Taxpayer Relief Act (ATRA), which...

Al Simpson and Erskine Bowles on Meet The Press

While the American Taxpayer Relief Act has put off worries about the fiscal cliff for a month, it is clear that we missed a clear opportunity to do...

Eight Things You Didn't Know Were In the Fiscal Cliff Deal

The American Taxpayer Relief Act has been discussed at length in the news and on this blog, but much of the discussion has been focused on the big...

The Post-Deal Long Term Outlook

So far, we have analyzed the fiscal cliff deal by looking at the good, the bad, and the ugly in the package, showing what the deal does to the budget...

The Economic Effects of Avoiding (Much of) the Fiscal Cliff

Update: CBO confirmed our numbers today, finding a remaining fiscal contraction of about 1 1/4 percent.The American Taxpayer Relief Act which...

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