Addressing the Nation's Contradictory Fiscal Challenges

Testimony

Addressing the Nation's Contradictory Fiscal Challenges

Statement before Committee on the Budget, United States Senate
January 21, 2009

Abstract

In testimony before the Senate Budget Committee, UI's president and former director of the Congressional Budget Office, discusses remedies for the nation's two serious --and diametrically opposed --fiscal challenges: the immediate, short-run problems of economic recession, and the issue of long-term fiscal sustainability.

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