Restoring Fiscal Sanity: How to Balance the Budget
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BeschreibungIn "Restoring Fiscal Sanity," scholars with high-level government experience provide an overview of the countrys likely medium- and long-term spending needs and the resources available to pay for them. They propose three alternative fiscal paths that are more responsible than the current path.
PortraitAlice M. Rivlin is a senior fellow in Economic Studies at the Brookings Institution and visiting professor at the Georgetown Public Policy Institute, Washington, D.C., USA. She has been director of both the White House Office of Management and Budget and the Congressional Budget Office, and has served as vice chair of the Federal Reserve Board. Among her previous books is Beyond the Dot.coms: The Economic Promise of the Internet (Brookings, 2001), written with Robert Litan. Isabel Sawhill is vice president and director of the Economic Studies program at the Brookings Institution, USA. She served as associate director of the Office of Management and Budget.
Pressestimmen"This book is quite comprehensive, lucid, and insightful. It is highly recommended as a reference for both scholars and policy makers. It provides a reasonable range of policy options to the complex issue of the U.S. budget deficit, and hence makes an excellent contribution to the literature in this area." --Meili Niu, Sun Yat-sen University, China, Public Budgeting & Finance
Untertitel: 'Restoring Fiscal Sanity'. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: BROOKINGS INSTITUTION
Erscheinungsdatum: März 2004
Seitenanzahl: 138 Seiten