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Deficits, debt and looming disaster: reform of entitlement programs may be the only hope

Michael Pakko ()

The Regional Economist, 2009, issue Jan, 4-9

Abstract: With government deficits and debt at record highs, the long-term fiscal outlook for the U.S. requires serious attention, most agree. The fix is most likely going to have to start with fundamental reforms of entitlement programs.

Keywords: Budget deficits; Debt (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2009
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