Len Burman, former director of the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center, explains why our spending and borrowing policies are leading the country toward catastrophic budget failure. Burman argues that the Congressional Budget Office’s bleak economic forecasts are too optimistic, so we must act quickly to reduce our deficits.
Len Burman is an Urban Institute Affiliated Scholar and the Daniel Patrick Moynihan professor of public policy at the Maxwell School at Syracuse University.
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