Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

Fiscal Plans

IMF Emphasizes Need Smarter Deficit Reduction Strategy

After finishing its preliminary annual review of the U.S., the

Deficit Reduction Doesn't Need to Be Front-loaded

Regular readers of The Bottom Line are probably familiar with our goal of putting the debt on a downward path as a share of the economy ov

Comparing the Bipartisan Path to Other Budget Proposals

Earlier today, Fiscal Commission co-chairs Erskine Bowles and Alan Simpson released a new comprehensive debt reduction plan with $2.5 trillion of s

Poll: Americans Favor Compromise on the Budget

Over the last few weeks, we've seen several different budget proposals emerge from the Senate and the House, and President Obama is expected to rel

Mankiw Agrees on the Target for Deficit Reduction

Former Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisors and Harvard Professor Greg Mankiw

Alice Rivlin To Receive 2013 Robert M. Ball Award

CRFB board member and former CBO and OMB director Alice Rivlin is somewhat of a legend in the budget world, with a long line of work spanning from

Republican Study Committee Adds to the Alternative Budgets

Yesterday, the House Republican Study Committee (RSC) released its "