Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

Economic Recovery Measures

The Ups and Downs of Buttressing the Economy

Yesterday, the Wall Street Journal posted an articl

Fiscal Space, Stimulus and Entitlement Cuts

Given the weak economy, how do we balance our need for economic stimulus now with our need to get our fiscal house in order to prevent the age and

FOMC Leaves Stance Unchanged

August 12 - The key Fed policymaking body, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC), released its
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Top Senate Democrats Look to Reinforce Cash for Clunkers Before Recess

August 5 - Harry Reid and other top Senate officials are confident that a vote to extend the
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Fed Chairman Bernanke Reports to Congress

July 21 - Federal Reserve Board Chairman presented his twice a year monetary policy
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NEC Director Summers at Peterson Institute

July 17 - President Obama's chief economic adviser Lawrence Summers spoke today to the Peterson Institute for International Economics on "
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Stimulus shows up in consumer spending

June 26 - Can we measure the effects of the economic stimulus legislation?  We are just starting to see effects show up in U.S.

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