Brief Dynamic Scoring: Not so Fast!
Rudolph G. Penner
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Using dynamic scoring to weigh the effects of tax and spending proposals poses a high risk that ideological biases will pollute the analysis, senior fellow Rudolph Penner warns in a Ripon Forum commentary. The former director of the Congressional Budget Office also points out that consistent dynamic scoring is logistically impossible given current technology.
Research Areas Economic mobility and inequality Taxes and budgets
Tags Fiscal policy Federal budget and economy