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Author White, Joseph, 1952-, author
Title The deficit and the public interest : the search for responsible budgeting in the 1980s / Joseph White and Aaron Wildavsky
Imprint Berkeley : University of California Press ; New York : Russell Sage Foundation, 1989
book jacket
 Euro-Am Studies Lib  336.39 W5844 1989    AVAILABLE    30500100533820
Descript xxiv, 671 pages ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 577-656) and index
A digital reproduction is available from E-Editions, a collaboration of the University of California Press and the California Digital Library's eScholarship program
Madisonian budgeting, or why the process is so complicated -- Democrats in a budget trap -- "The worst of all worlds " -- Preparing for the Reagan revolution -- The president's program -- Gramm-Latta 1 -- Party responsibility comes to Congress -- Starving the public sector : the Economic Recovery Tax Act of 1981 -- Return of the deficit -- A government divided -- Fake budgets and a real tax hike -- Economics as moral theory : Volckernomics, Reaganomics, and the balanced budget amendment -- Guerrilla warfare : spending politics, 1982 -- A triumph of governance : social security -- Causes and consequences of the deficit -- The budget process collapses -- Budgeting without rules -- The deficit in public and elite opinion -- Gramm-Rudman-Hollings, or the institutionalization of stalemate -- Counterpoint : the improbable triumph of tax reform -- Budgeting with Gramm-Rudman-Hollings, or "Help me make it through the night" -- The deficit and the public interest -- Nobody's darling, but no one's disaster either : a moderate proposal on the deficit
Subject Budget -- United States
Budget deficits -- United States
Government spending policy -- United States
Public finance Expenditure
United States
Alt Author Wildavsky, Aaron B
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