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The Importance of Dynamic Scoring

by Andrew Wilford / /

As the tax reform battle heats up, it's a good thing the CBO has starting using dynamic scoring.


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New CBO Direct Spending and Revenue Estimate Highlights ATC Reform’s Tax Cuts

by Demian Brady / /

CBO did not determine ATC reform would boost deficit by $100B in its plainly incomplete analysis excluding discretionary spending.
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In Rare Case, CBO Uses Private Modeling to Forecast $1.4 Billion Flood Insurance Shortfall

by Demian Brady / /

Although CBO is often criticized for failing to take into account the best available modeling in its projections, its recent analysis of NFIP is a notable exception.
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CBO Projections Likely Underestimate Future Debt Load

by Demian Brady / /

CBO's forecast should raise alarms, but without significant reform, there are factors that could drive debt higher than projected.
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CBO Projection Problems Raise Doubts About IPAB

by Demian Brady / /

As with its treatment of the CLASS Act, CBO's savings score of IPAB was used to lower the net cost of the ACA, thus easing its passage.
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Aviation Reform Left on the Runway

by Demian Brady / /

CBO's highly-questionable deficit score presented a major political obstacle to passage of air traffic control reform.
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Transparency, Accountability Needed for Budget Scoring

by Demian Brady / /

NTUF has embarked upon a new project to establish a Taxpayers' Budget Office to serve as a watchdog of CBO's processes, scoring, and transparency.
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Without Massive Reforms, Budget Outlook Bleak

by Nan Swift / /

The Congressional Budget Office's (CBO) latest "Long Term Budget Outlook" paints a dire picture of our fiscal future.
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Quick Take on CBO’s Coverage Estimates

by Demian Brady / /

Policymakers must read behind the headlines and bear these factors in mind when evaluating CBO's analysis.
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