The Forty-Four Trillion Dollar Deficit Scare

September 2003, Dean Baker and David Rosnick

This paper analyzes a study projecting the size of the budget deficit and argues that the major underlying cause of this deficit is the projection of exploding healthcare costs — and not demographics as the study concludes.

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