A Discussion on Dynamic Scoring

On December 8, the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget hosted a forum on dynamic scoring. Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) and Representative Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) offered remarks on their opinions and perspectives on dynamic scoring. A panel of dynamic scoring experts followed, moderated by CRFB President Maya MacGuineas. The panel included John Buckley, a visiting professor at Georgetown who formerly served as Chief of Staff of JCT and chief tax counsel for the House Ways and Means Committee; Scott Hodge, President of the Tax Foundation; Bob Dennis, the former Assistant Director of the Macroeconomics Division at CBO; and Bob Carroll, National Director of Ernst and Young's Quantitative Economics and Statistics (QUEST) practice and former Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Tax Analysis. 

Click here to read a recap of the event.

Click here to read our paper on dynamic scoring.

Click here to read an updated two-page summary of our paper on dynamic scoring.