Fiscal Health


CED has a long record of advocacy for fiscal responsibility and sound macroeconomic policy. CED's "Fiscal Health Project" continues to generate innovative ideas, issue strong policy statements, and host public events to engage business leaders in the call for reform. CED's research advocates a comprehensive approach to reduce the federal budget deficit, including tax reform that broadens the base and reduces tax rates, and market-based solutions to slow the growth of healthcare.



The First 100 Days: Improving the Affordable Care Act

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of  2010 (known informally as the ACA) was a well-intentioned attempt to deal with these issues, but in CED’s view, it has fallen short. Further reform...

February 27, 2017  |   Policy Position   |  Health Care, Fiscal HealthHealth Care



When Globalization Goes Digital

American voters are angry. But while the ill effects of globalization top their list of grievances, nobody is well served when complex economic issues are reduced to bumper-sticker slogans – as they have been thus...

July 05, 2016  |   Blog   |  Fiscal Health, Fiscal HealthEconomic Growth



Debt King Trump, Bridge Builder Clinton Equal Bigger Deficits

May 23, 2016  |   CED in the News   |  Fiscal Health, Fiscal Health



Associated Press: Diane Lim on Voters' Views of the Economy

May 18, 2016  |   CED in the News   |  Fiscal Health, Fiscal Health



Early Education Podcast Series Features Policy & Business Leaders

April 13, 2016  |   CED in the News   |  Early Learning, Fiscal HealthTax Reform



Spring Policy Conference: April 13-14, 2016, Washington D.C.

Please save the date for CED's 2016 Spring Policy Conference, which will take place on April 13-14 at the Willard InterContinental Hotel in Washington D.C. The two-day event will convene national thought leaders from...

April 13, 2016  |   Event Democratic InstitutionsEducationEducationFiscal HealthGlobal Competitiveness



Poll: New Mexico Business Leaders Concerned About Ethical Behavior of Elected Officials, Support Solutions

The Committee for Economic Development's commissioned survey looks at New Mexico business leaders’ perceptions about the influence of money in politics, campaign finance reform and transparency, the effects of crony capitalism on government...

February 08, 2016  |     |  Money in Politics, EducationForeign LanguagesFiscal HealthTax Reform



Report Details Crony Capitalism in New Mexico

January 28, 2016  |   CED in the News   |  Money in Politics, Democratic InstitutionsCampaign FinanceFiscal HealthEconomic Growth



Diane Lim Talks Federal Budget Outlook in Wall Street Journal

January 21, 2016  |   CED in the News   |  Fiscal Health, Fiscal Health



Diane Lim and Monica Herk Lay Out 5 Questions for Presidential Debates

January 15, 2016  |   CED in the News   |  Fiscal Health,  |  Postsecondary Education,  |  College- and Career-Ready,  |  Sustainable Capitalism,  |  Health Care, Fiscal Health



Joe Minarik Weighs in on the State of the Union on CCTV America

January 14, 2016  |   CED in the News   |  Fiscal Health, Fiscal HealthEconomic GrowthEconomy & Federal BudgetGlobal Competitiveness



Steve Odland Explains the General Electric Headquarters Move

January 13, 2016  |   CED in the News Fiscal HealthEconomic Growth



Steve Odland Opines on State and Trajectory of Job Creation on FOX News Radio

January 08, 2016  |   CED in the News Fiscal HealthEconomic Growth



CED Members Talk Policy Priorities in 2016 Election Cycle

January 04, 2016  |   CED in the News Democratic InstitutionsEducationFiscal HealthGlobal Competitiveness



Steve Odland Talks Holiday Retail With Huffington Post

November 25, 2015  |   CED in the News Fiscal HealthEconomic Growth



New CED Website Covers Economic, Educational Issues in 2016 Elections

November 19, 2015  |   CED in the News Democratic InstitutionsEducationFiscal HealthGlobal Competitiveness



Steve Odland on CNBC: Retail Industry Undergoing Major Shift

November 13, 2015  |   CED in the News Fiscal Health



Steve Odland in CNBC: Five Steps to Improve the U.S. Health Care System

October 28, 2015  |   CED in the News   |  Health Care, Fiscal HealthHealth Care



Crony Capitalism:  Unhealthy Relations Between Business and Government

Crony Capitalism: Unhealthy Relations Between Business and Government, focuses on the growing public perception of a crony form of capitalism in America, and discusses the three interconnected trends that we believe are primarily responsible for...

October 14, 2015  |   Policy Position   |  Money in Politics,  |  Sustainable Capitalism, Democratic InstitutionsCampaign FinanceFiscal HealthEconomy & Federal BudgetGlobal CompetitivenessCorporate Governance



Joe Minarik Opines on Congress, Budget Outlook in Fiscal Times

October 01, 2015  |   CED in the News   |  Fiscal Health, Fiscal HealthEconomic Growth



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