Federal Budget and the Economy

Ms. Rivlin, Mr. Penner and Mr. Reischauer, all former directors of the Congressional Budget Office, discuss the effects of… read more

Ms. Rivlin, Mr. Penner and Mr. Reischauer, all former directors of the Congressional Budget Office, discuss the effects of the federal budget on the American economy. Ms. Rivlin said the federal budget could be used to stabilize the economy of the country by manipulating taxes and spending, but Mr. Penner questioned whether, even if the budget could be used to affect the economy, Congress would be able to manipulate it well enough to affect the economy in a certain direction. close

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Federal Budget and the Economy

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Program ID:
15693-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 14, 1991
Last Aired:
Jan 17, 1991

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  • Jan 14, 1991 | 7:20pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 15, 1991 | 6:10am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 15, 1991 | 11:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 17, 1991 | 3:21pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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