Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

Economy

Fiscal Roadmap: "Deficit Reduction: Lessons From Around the World"

The U.S. economy appears to be gradually recovering, and positive growth is expected now and for the rest of the year. Looking ahead, however, U.S....

Fiscal Failures Hurt U.S. Competitiveness

UPDATE: See New American Contract's response to our post. They argue there may be trade-offs between improving the fiscal situation and strengthening...

FOMC Leaves Stance Unchanged

August 12 - The key Fed policymaking body, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC), released its
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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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Blue Chip Consensus: Weak Recovery Underway

July 12 - Recent consumer confidence, spending and labor market data have raised questions about whether the economy is losing momentum, and these

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