The report will include updates to CBO’s economic projections for the period from 2018 to 2028, but not updates to its baseline budget projections.
Expanding on its earlier long-term baseline projections, CBO shows how the federal budget and the economy would evolve under three scenarios in which laws would be changed to continue certain policies now in place, leading to higher debt.
CBO makes transparency a top priority, and the agency has worked hard to explain its methods and release more data.
The federal budget deficit was $682 billion for the first 10 months of fiscal year 2018, CBO estimates, $116 billion more than the shortfall recorded during the same period last year.
CBO presents information on enrollment in and spending for Medicaid managed care and analyzes factors affecting those measures—including the types of beneficiaries, geographic areas, and range of services that managed care programs cover.
CBO and our analyses benefit from the advisers’ understanding of cutting-edge research and the latest developments in health care delivery and financing.
Federal receipts and expenditures in the national income and product accounts (NIPAs) differ in certain ways from revenues and outlays as shown in the federal budget. This report presents CBO’s baseline projections using the NIPA framework.
Teri Gullo, CBO’s Assistant Director for Budget Analysis, was honored at an awards ceremony on Friday as a finalist for the Congressional Management Foundation’s lifetime achievement award.
In this primer, CBO discusses the methodological differences between the FCRA and fair-value approaches and how those differences affect estimates of the cost of federal credit programs.
The federal budget deficit was $607 billion for the first nine months of fiscal year 2018, CBO estimates, $84 billion more than the shortfall recorded during the same period last year.