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Deficit financing -- United States

View Resource Deficits, the National Debt, and Economic Growth

Deficits, the National Debt, and Economic Growth, developed by Steve Conover, Sr., advocates that the American government focus more attention on generating economic growth rather than on reducing the national debt. The Rhetoric section of the site contains rebuttals to the common arguments used by advocates of a lower national debt. Other sections include Debt and Growth, and a library that...
View Resource Restoring Fiscal Sanity: How to Balance the Budget

Authored by Alice M. Rivlin and Isabel V. Sawhill, this 114-page report from The Brookings Institution offers an assessment of the federal budget outlook over the coming decade. In summary, the report projects "large and persistent deficits," and discusses why these deficits may be of grave concern to the fiscal security and stability of the United States and its economy. Throughout its pages, the...