Brief Accounting Better for the Federal Budget
The Government We Deserve
C. Eugene Steuerle
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Almost nothing better reflects our federal government priorities than the budget. The arcane rules governing how budget numbers are presented, however, totally obscure what's really happening. Turning out even more lights, every modern president and Congress play an accounting game that makes it seem like they aren't accountable for how spending changes over time.
Research Areas Economic mobility and inequality
Tags Fiscal policy