The Debt
  • The Great Debt Debate

    By Michael Rainey

    We told you last week about a new paper from economist Olivier Blanchard that caused a stir by suggesting that government debt may be less problematic than many experts have believed. Blanchard found...

  • Leading Economist Says Government Debt Might Not Be So Bad After All

    By Michael Rainey

    Renowned macroeconomist Olivier Blanchard says that policymakers may need to fundamentally revise their views on the long-term cost of government debt. Delivering the presidential address at last...

  • Why the Next Fiscal Fight Could Be Much More Dangerous

    By Michael Rainey

    The partial government shutdown has had a limited impact so far, but the dysfunction currently on display in Washington doesn’t bode well for another fiscal fight on the horizon, says Chris Krueger...

  • District of Columbia

    CBO Offers 121 Ways to Shrink the Deficit

    By The Fiscal Times Staff

    The Congressional Budget Office has released a 326-page guide that describes dozens of ways the federal government could reduce its large and growing budget deficit. The 121 policy options included...

  • Moody’s Warns of Declining US Fiscal Strength

    By The Fiscal Times Staff

    Trump’s tax cuts combined with a slowing economy will diminish the United States’ “fiscal strength” over the next 10 years, Moody’s Investor Service said Wednesday. The gradual decline could pressure...

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