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The Debt Limit at 100

Economy / Research March 15, 2017

The debt limit has been around for a century, but many years have passed since a serious discussion was held over its efficacy.

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Financial Reform Must-Reads, January 15

Finance / Blog January 15, 2016

BPC’s Financial Regulatory Reform Initiative highlights news articles, papers and other important work which illuminate current and new thinking within financial regulation.

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What We’re Reading in Financial Regulatory Reform: May 2

Finance / Blog May 2, 2014

Liquidity and the Role of the Lender of Last Resort – Speech at the Brookings Institution
By Ben Bernanke, Distinguished Fellow in Residence, the Brookings Institution

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Sequester Impacts 101 – Budget Authority and Outlays

Steve Bell, Brian Collins, Shai Akabas / Blog November 5, 2013

Various commentators have praised the Fiscal Year (FY) 2013 sequester of domestic and defense discretionary spending. Many hope that those across-the-board cuts remain in FY 2014.

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The Sequester Begins to Get Serious

Steve Bell / Blog July 8, 2013

This week, 650,000 civilian employees of the Department of Defense (DoD) begin an 11-week, one-day-a-week furlough program. Until now, only non-defense federal agencies had begun furloughs of civilian employees, with approximately 170,000 furloughed workers. With the DoD furloughs, the impact…

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