‘I Inherited a Mess’: Evidence from Legislative Budget Office Fiscal Projections at the Beginning of the Trump Era

8 Pages Posted: 28 Feb 2017

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Usman W. Chohan

UNSW Business School; Critical Blockchain Research Initiative (CBRI); Centre for Aerospace & Security Studies (CASS)

Date Written: February 25, 2017

Abstract

Legislative Budget Offices serve as an important source of nonpartisan, economically rigorous analysis in the political realm. This paper assesses the implications of the fiscal projections produced by the Congressional Budget Office at the beginning of the Trump era (“Long-term Budget Outlook, 2017-27”) , to highlight an impartial approach to measuring the pressing challenges faced by the Trump administration.

Keywords: Donald Trump, Budget, Deficit, Economy, Congressional Budget Office, Legislative Budget Office, Independent Fiscal Institutions

Suggested Citation

Chohan, Usman W., ‘I Inherited a Mess’: Evidence from Legislative Budget Office Fiscal Projections at the Beginning of the Trump Era (February 25, 2017). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2923703 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2923703

Usman W. Chohan (Contact Author)

UNSW Business School ( email )

UNSW Business School
High St
Sydney, NSW 2052
Australia

Critical Blockchain Research Initiative (CBRI) ( email )

Centre for Aerospace & Security Studies (CASS) ( email )

Rawalpindi
Pakistan

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