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Budget Deficits Can Sometimes Be Good, But There Are Dangers
July 16, 2014, Fred Dews
Brookings experts comment on the Congressional Budget Office's latest report on the nation's long-term fiscal outlook.
The Federal Budget
U.S. Economic Performance
Testimony | Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives
March 25, 2014, Alice M. Rivlin
May 22, 2013, Adam Looney
Testimony | U.S. Senate Committee on Finance
May 14, 2013, Kavita Patel
Testimony | Joint Economic Committee, U.S. Congress
March 14, 2013, Alice M. Rivlin
June 19, 2012, Pete V. Domenici and Alice M. Rivlin
Testimony | House Budget Committee
May 31, 2012, Henry J. Aaron
Testimony | U.S. Senate Budget Committee
March 6, 2012, Michael E. O'Hanlon
Testimony | Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction
November 1, 2011, Pete V. Domenici and Alice M. Rivlin
Testimony | U.S. House Committee on the Budget
September 21, 2011, Alice M. Rivlin
September 20, 2011, Alice M. Rivlin
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