Neil's Must Reads

Monday, May 24, 2010

Where would you cut?

Think you know how you would bring the U.S. budget deficit under control? The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget has a nifty online tool for seeing the impact of various tax and spending policies on the deficit -- and thus the kinds of hard choices lawmakers must make to stabilize the nation's debt.

Forgotten at the Fed

Scott Sumner argues at the Money Illusion that Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke is failing to take his own advice on how to deal with the liquidity trap in which the United States is stuck.

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