Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget


MarketWatch July 5-9

Markets are justifiably confused about the strength of the economy: is growth slowing? Is it slowing a lot or just a little?

MARKETWATCH June 28- July 2

Initial market reactions to the June employment report confirms trends over the week.
Jun 28, 2010 | Blog Paper Press Release

The Ten Commandments

Unbeknownst to the public, Olivier Blanchard and Carlo Cottarelli ascended Mt. Sinai at some point earlier this year.
Jun 28, 2010 | Blog Paper Press Release

G20 Fiscal Goals: Like Losing Half Your Pregnancy Weight

The declaration from the G20 meetings in Toront


On the eve of the G-20 in Toronto this weekend, U.S.

The ECB on Fiscal Consolidation

The European Central Bank joined the Announcement Effect Club yesterday in
Jun 22, 2010 | Blog Paper Press Release

UK Proposes Drastic New Federal Budget

Today, the British government released its latest pro
Jun 21, 2010 | Blog Paper Press Release

Weekend Editorial Roundup

Here are the highlights from this weekend’s editorials on fiscal and budget policy:


Yes, financial markets too are being affected by the World Cup.
Jun 17, 2010 | Blog Paper Press Release

France and Spain Begin to Tackle Deficit Woes

In the aftermath of the Greek financial crisis, leaders of European nations like France and Spain are taking steps to stabilize their economies and