By Jeff Spross on November 14, 2013
Out of 103 options the Congressional Budget Office reviewed, a carbon tax was by far the biggest deficit-reducer of them all.
By Bryce Covert on November 4, 2013
Investment in long-term priorities like infrastructure, research, and education has fallen thanks to austerity.
By Igor Volsky on October 31, 2013
The deficit fell below $1 trillion for the first time in five years.
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By Igor Volsky on October 8, 2013
The new working group is barred from considering new revenues in devising ways to reduce the deficit.
By Aviva Shen on October 2, 2013
Adding to the shutdown's economic damage, analysts now say the Congressional impasse could hurt deficit reduction, too.
By Bryce Covert on September 19, 2013
Another signal that austerity has proven to be the wrong course for the European Union.
By Alan Pyke on September 13, 2013
Will Congress notice?
By Bryce Covert on August 13, 2013
The deficit is shrinking, but the factors driving it aren't all good news for the economy.
By Ruy Teixeira, Guest Blogger on August 7, 2013
The new deal he's offering Republicans on jobs isn't just good policy: it's also smart politics.
By Bryce Covert on July 1, 2013