Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

Debt & Deficits

160 Economists and Policy Experts Call for Comprehensive Deficit Reduction

Despite a growing chorus of debt deniers, most economics continue to agree that putting in place a long-t

How Much Is the Economy Contributing to Deficits?

Last Friday, the CBO released a report showing how much the business cycle has affected budget defic

Simpson and Bowles Release $2.4 Trillion Deficit Reduction Framework

Today, former Fiscal Commission co-chairs and Moment of Truth Project co-founders Erskine Bowles and

Third Way Calls for $1.9 Trillion of Deficit Reduction

Today, Third Way has released their analysis of the February CBO Economic and Bud

Economists in Favor of Smart Deficit Reduction

A recent op-ed from Joe Scarborough in Politico

How Far We Have to Go on Deficit Reduction

In the past few weeks, we have made the case for putting debt on a downward path as

Putting the Debt on a Downward Path

Yesterday, President Obama suggested we need about

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