CBO estimates that the net cost of the TARP will total $31 billion—$1 billion less than it estimated in March 2018 because of a decrease in projected disbursements for mortgage programs. Almost all of the TARP’s transactions have been completed.
This interactive tool lets users select different combinations of policies and see the effect on the finances of the Social Security system, as well as the impact on different groups of people.
From 1993 to 2017, the Navy conducted 117 maintenance overhauls of attack submarines and sent 29 to private shipyards. Overhauls conducted at private shipyards were 31 percent less expensive, on average, a gap that has narrowed recently.
Today CBO released four products that, in combination, explain how the agency uses its new health insurance simulation model, HISIM2, to generate estimates of health insurance coverage and premiums for people under age 65.
On May 2, CBO plans to release updated 10-year baseline budget projections. At the same time, CBO will release Federal Subsidies for Health Insurance Coverage for People Under Age 65: 2019 to 2029.
This report and the accompanying interactive tool present CBO’s analysis of whether Social Security benefits enable retired workers to meet their basic needs and the extent to which benefits replace preretirement earnings.
To make the slides from presentations given by its staff members more informative, CBO is beginning to include narration with some of them. The first examples involve our most recent 10-year economic forecast and our analysis of the Navy’s 2019 shipbuilding plan.
Expected annual economic losses from most types of damage caused by hurricane winds and storm-related flooding total $54 billion—$34 billion in losses to households, $9 billion to commercial businesses, and $12 billion to the public sector.
The federal budget deficit was $693 billion for the first half of fiscal year 2019, CBO estimates, $94 billion more than the deficit recorded during the same period last year.