Dynamic Scoring

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How Fast Can America Grow?

Official projections show real economic growth will average less than 2 percent annually over the next decade. However, some policymakers have...
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Mar 8, 2017 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

How Much Does the House GOP Tax Plan Cost?

The tax reform conversation so far has mostly focused on House Republicans' "Better Way" Blueprint released last summer (we explain the plan in...
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Feb 16, 2017 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Five Reasons to Pay for Tax Reform

An executive summary of this paper is available here. An updated version of this paper is available at Tax Reform Should Not Add to the Debt – Here's...
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CBO Estimates Economic Effects of the President's Final Budget

In addition to producing its own estimate of the budgetary effects of the President's budget, CBO typically estimates the economic effects of the...
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Can Tax Reform Substantially Accelerate Economic Growth?

Since the 2016 Presidential campaign began, a number of candidates have touted tax reform – either overhauling or replacing the current income tax –...
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Congressional Double-Take on Revenue

The Congressional budget resolution proposes to bring the budget into balance by reducing spending $5.3 trillion over the next decade while keeping...

Rudolph Penner: Dynamic Scoring Won't Be Perfect But it is Worth Doing

Rudolph Penner was the director of the Congressional Budget Office from 1983 to 1987, and he is an Institute Fellow at the Urban ...
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The Other Fiscal Implications of the New House Rules

The recently adopted House rules for the 114th Congress are getting attention in the budget world mostly for their requirement that the Congressional...

The House's New Rule on Dynamic Scoring

This week, the House approved a rule change related to dynamic scoring. Specifically, the rule would require the Congressional Budget Office (CBO)...

Event Recap: A Discussion on Dynamic Scoring

The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget hosted a policy discussion this past Tuesday on dynamic scoring. CRFB President Maya MacGuineas opened...

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