Posts Tagged ‘CBO’

Economic Consequences of Rising Medical Costs

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By Covering Business   March 15, 2012

The Congressional Budget Office explains how higher health-care costs have affected the economy.

Measuring the True Cost of TARP

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By Covering Business   

The latest estimates suggest the program’s net cost will be higher than previously expected.

Stretching the Social Safety Net

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By Covering Business   March 14, 2012

The government projects how cutbacks to Medicare and Social Security would affect costs and benefits.

How to Lower the Unemployment Rate

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By Covering Business   

The Congressional Budget Office tries to determine the most cost-effective strategies.