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The case for congressional budgeting

Wehner, Joachim (2011) The case for congressional budgeting. Public Administration Review, 71 (3). pp. 349-351. ISSN 0033-3352

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Abstract

William Howard Taft and Frederick A. Cleveland's vision of executive budgeting clashes with the unique status of the U.S. Congress among the world's legislatures, and its proponents may exaggerate the potential for presidents to act as fiscal guardians. This article advocates more congressional budgeting by reinstituting effective fiscal rules and strengthening the role of the budget committees. These mechanisms would enhance fiscal discipline and aid consolidation.

Item Type: Article
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Additional Information: © John Wiley & Sons Inc
Library of Congress subject classification: H Social Sciences > HJ Public Finance
J Political Science > JK Political institutions (United States)
Sets: Departments > Government
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Date Deposited: 10 Jun 2011 14:13
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/36592/

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