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Michael Ettlinger Archives

The Deal

Michael Ettlinger and Michael Linden look at the problems with and the potential in the deal.

By Michael Ettlinger and Michael Linden | Monday, August 1, 2011

Default Dangers amid Slowing Economy

Michael Ettlinger and Michael Linden reprise their chart on the cost of a debt default in August and September in light of the most recent economic growth figures.

By Michael Ettlinger and Michael Linden | Friday, July 29, 2011

Addressing the Long-Term Budget Deficit

Michael Ettlinger testifies before the Senate Committee on Finance on deficit reduction.

By Michael Ettlinger | Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Gang of Six Plan Versus Insanity

Michael Ettlinger and Michael Linden say that despite the efforts of the Gang of Six the plan won’t satisfy House Republican radicals.

By Michael Ettlinger and Michael Linden | Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Conservative Plan to Cap Federal Spending Is Disingenuous and Dangerous

Michael Linden and Michael Ettlinger explain how the House Republican proposal to cap federal spending at 1966 levels is designed to mask massive, unpopular cuts.

By Michael Linden and Michael Ettlinger | Monday, July 18, 2011

Spending Cap Is Bad No Matter How You Slice It

Michael Linden and Michael Ettlinger show how the spending cap conservatives are proposing involves major cuts to critical programs no matter how it’s accomplished.

By Michael Linden and Michael Ettlinger | Monday, July 18, 2011

Bad Jobs Day Adds Urgency to Debt Ceiling Discussions

Michael Ettlinger explains why the failure to reach a debt ceiling deal may be hurting our economy as businesses react to the prolonged debate and worry about the future.

By Michael Ettlinger | Friday, July 8, 2011

Debt Limit Uncertainty Is a Drag on the Economy

The failure to raise the debt limit may well be affecting hiring and investment by businesses, says Michael Ettlinger.

By Michael Ettlinger | Thursday, July 7, 2011

Jobs Council on the Right Track but There Are Potential Signs of Derailing in Its Progress Report

Michael Ettlinger finds the progress report of the President’s Jobs and Competitiveness Council encouraging but lacking.

By Michael Ettlinger | Thursday, June 16, 2011

The Bush Tax Cuts Are the Disaster that Keeps on Giving

The 10-year-old Bush tax cuts are clearly an economic failure that has made our country fiscally weaker, write Michael Linden and Michael Ettlinger.

By Michael Linden and Michael Ettlinger | Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Frozen Federal Debt Could Do Serious Damage to the Recovery

Michael Ettlinger and Michael Linden warn that failing to raise the debt ceiling could lead to an economic contraction similar to what we experienced during the depths of the Great Recession.

By Michael Ettlinger and Michael Linden | Friday, June 3, 2011

CAP’s Plan for Budgeting for Growth and Prosperity

A two-pager by Michael Ettlinger, Michael Linden, and Seth Hanlon gives the highlights of CAP's plan to reduce the deficit while growing a strong economy.

By Michael Ettlinger, Michael Linden, and Seth Hanlon | Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Budgeting for Growth and Prosperity

book_alt2 icon Report Michael Ettlinger, Michael Linden, and Seth Hanlon present a plan for long-term deficit reduction that builds a strong American economy.

By Michael Ettlinger, Michael Linden, and Seth Hanlon | Wednesday, May 25, 2011

RyanHoovernomics

Michael Ettlinger’s charticle highlights the symmetry between Rep. Ryan’s tax plan today and Herbert Hoover-era policies.

By Michael Ettlinger | Wednesday, April 13, 2011

The Importance and Promise of American Manufacturing

book_alt2 icon Report Michael Ettlinger and Kate Gordon explain why U.S. manufacturing matters.

By Michael Ettlinger and Kate Gordon | Thursday, April 7, 2011