FISCAL BLOG

Monthly Archive for August 2021

Over the next 10 years, the cumulative deficit would total $13.9 trillion if the President’s policies were carried out.

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Despite lawmakers’ claims, analysts anticipate that a large portion of the spending called for by the infrastructure package will need to be deficit financed.

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting monetary policy response, short-term interest rates are currently near zero and longer-term rates are historically low.

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The outbreak of COVID-19 has been both a public health and an economic crisis. In particular, the closure of many businesses has resulted in an unprecedented surge in unemployment claims in the United States.

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Infrastructure investment has important impacts on the economy, and this piece examines the economic effects that could be expected from the bipartisan physical infrastructure plan that is currently being debated.

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What Does the Debt Mean for Our Future?

We all have a responsibility to build a brighter fiscal and economic future for the next generation.

National Debt Clock

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