FISCAL BLOG

Monthly Archive for November 2019

The United States leads the world in an unfortunate category: the pace of growth in its debt.

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The rising cost of prescription drugs is a key driver of overall healthcare spending in the U.S. This trend has significant implications not only for Americans who rely on medications, but also for our nation’s budget and fiscal outlook.

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At a hearing on the U.S. Economic Outlook for the Joint Economic Committee on November 13, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome H. Powell expressed concern about America’s fiscal outlook and how it may affect our economic future.

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As more time passes since enactment, and as more data become available, economists continue to weigh in with analyses of the TCJA’s effects.

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In its annual report on income and poverty, the U.S. Census Bureau publishes data on national economic measures such as household income, earnings, wealth, employment, and poverty.

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Understanding the Coronavirus Crisis

Key fiscal and economic indicators as the nation responds and recovers.

National Debt Clock

See the latest numbers and learn more about the causes of our high and rising debt.