Doug Holtz-Eakin

Doug Holtz-Eakin is the president of the American Action Forum and former director of the Congressional Budget Office.



By and / 7.6.2015

We review recent trends in federal infrastructure spending and the policy case for dynamic scoring of revenue and spending legislation. The use of dynamic scoring depends upon the magnitudes of near‐term impacts on economy‐wide spending and the long‐run impacts on productivity. We conclude that federal infrastructure investment should be dynamically scored. A simple example suggests […]