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Accession Number PB2013-102038
Title Choices for Deficit Reduction.
Publication Date Nov 2012
Media Count 35p
Personal Author N/A
Abstract This report presents 105 illustrative options that would reduce projected budget deficits. As in past reports, the options cover an array of policy areasfrom defense to energy to entitlement programs to provisions of the tax code. The budgetary effects shown for most options span the 10 years from 2012 to 2021 (the period covered by CBO's January 2011 baseline budget projections), although many options would have longer-term effects as well. The options are grouped into three major budget categories: mandatory spending, discretionary spending, and revenues. In most cases, the table accompanying an option shows the option's estimated budgetary effects in each of the next 10 years, as well as 5- and 10-year totals.
Keywords Debt
Deficit reduction
Deficit Reduction Act
Economic impacts
Federal budgets
Federal government
Fiscal rules
Health care programs
Social security

Source Agency Congressional Budget Office
NTIS Subject Category 96 - Business & Economics
70F - Public Administration & Government
92C - Social Concerns
Corporate Author Congressional Budget Office, Washington, DC.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1303
Contract Number N/A

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