FISCAL BLOG

Recent news stories have highlighted the good news that very near-term deficits are decreasing. That good news, unfortunately, will be short-lived.

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The Peterson Institute for International Economics just released a new collection of papers by independent economists exploring the consequences of sustained U.S. fiscal uncertainty on the national and global economy.

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Peterson Foundation Chairman Pete Peterson was featured in the new Winter 2014 issue of Philanthropy magazine, out today.

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Expert Views: Inflation, Interest & the National Debt

We asked experts with diverse views from across the political spectrum to share their perspectives.

National Debt Clock

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