The Long-Term Budget Outlook Under Alternative Scenarios for Fiscal Policy

Federal Debt Held by the Public Under the Extended Baseline and Alternative Scenarios

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.

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Data and Supplemental Information

Corrections and Updates

On August 16, 2018, CBO updated the file of supplemental data, adding additional data to Supplemental Table 1 and adding Supplemental Table 2.