Fiscal Plans

Christine Lagarde

The IMF Looks at Budget Institutions in G-20 Countries

The International Monetary Fund recently published a study on budget institutions in G-20 countries. The study takes stock of these...

One Simple Way to Undermine Fiscal Credibility

A new report from the Center for American Progress argues that roughly 60 percent of the sequester should be waived in light of the savings from the...

New Poll Finds Broad Support for Comprehensive Debt Plan

The Campaign to Fix the Debt has recently released the results of a new national telephone poll that found broad support for a comprehensive deficit...

$518 Billion? Inside the White House/Senate Negotiation's Math

Although Congress itself had been out of session prior to this week, some news last week came as the latest talks between the White House and a small...

Want to Protect Low-Income Individuals? Look Toward a Grand Bargain

Today, a piece in the Financial Times shows the unnecessary damage being done by the ongoing sequester -- in this case, sharp cuts to federal support...

What Would a Mini-Bargain Look Like?

A New York Times piece today lays out a possible "mini-bargain" to move past the debt ceiling and expiration of government funding. The...

CRFB President Participates in Center for American Progress Event: "Is It Time to Hit the Reset Button on the Fiscal Debate?"

Today, the Center for American Progress (CAP) hosted a panel discussion featuring Center on Budget and Policy Priorities Senior Fellow ...

IMF Emphasizes Need Smarter Deficit Reduction Strategy

After finishing its preliminary annual review of the U.S., the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the U.S. could spur additional...

Reset the Fiscal Debate, But Towards a Comprehensive Fiscal Plan

In a new paper, the Center for American Progress's Michael Linden makes the case for resetting the fiscal debate. His main point is that given...

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