Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget


AARP Event Discusses Population Aging Across the Globe

The American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) hosted an
Jul 23, 2012 | Blog Paper Press Release

The IMF Looks at International Fiscal Rules

A new working paper by four authors at the International Monetary Fund takes

How Does Simpson-Bowles Compare to What Europe Is Doing?

As Senator Mark Warner pointed out last week in the

What the U.S. Could Learn from Germany

Steep budget cuts are linked to recession and higher unemployment in Europe, argue several commentators (see
Dec 6, 2011 | Blog Paper Press Release

Eurozone Challenges Should Give Pause to U.S. Lawmakers

Europe's worsening debt crisis--notably Italy's--should serve as a warning to the United States of what can happen to an otherwise steady, solvent

‘Line’ Items: Looking Abroad Edition

To the Shores of Tripoli – With President Obama on vacation and Congress in recess, most eyes are turned away from Washingto
Aug 12, 2011 | Blog Paper Press Release

How Other Countries Have Regained AAA Ratings

Over at Ezra Klein's blog, Sarah Kliff

What Happens If China Stops Buying Our Debt

Megan McArdle at The Atlantic writes about