Budget and National Debt

CEPR scrutinizes policies that would affect our national debt and federal budgets. Our Deficits and Spending issue page is more specifically focused on the federal budget deficit.

Op-Eds & Columns

The Economy on the Eve of the Tax Cut

Dean Baker and Jared Bernstein | December, 05 2017

Tax Cuts Boost Growth, and Other Things They Tell Children

Dean Baker | December, 04 2017

Janet Yellen and Barack Obama's Economy Is Looking Good

Dean Baker | November, 27 2017

#RichPeopleNeedTaxCuts: The Republican Tax Plan

Dean Baker | November, 20 2017

Trump’s Infrastructure Financing Seems Like a Joke

Dean Baker | December, 20 2016

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