The Resource The federal budget : politics, policy, process, by Allen Schick

The federal budget : politics, policy, process, by Allen Schick

Label
The federal budget : politics, policy, process
Title
The federal budget
Title remainder
politics, policy, process
Statement of responsibility
by Allen Schick
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Updates and expands the assessment of the long-term budgetary outlook, addressing such issues as the collapse of the congressional budgetary process and the threat posed by the termination of discretionary spending caps. Concludes with a look at how the nation's deficit will affect America now and in the future"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Schick, Allen
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HJ2051
LC item number
.S3424 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Budget
  • Budget process
  • Budget
  • Budget process
  • Fiskalpolitik
  • Steuerpolitik
  • Budget process / United States
  • Fiskalpolitik
  • Steuerpolitik
  • United States
  • USA
  • USA
Label
The federal budget : politics, policy, process, by Allen Schick
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 1. Conflict and resolution in federal budgeting -- Conflict -- Resolution -- The two worlds of budgeting -- 2. The evolution of federal budgeting -- Legislative dominance : 1789-1921 -- Presidential dominance : 1921-74 -- Congress versus the president : 1974-2000 -- How the budget was balanced and unbalanced -- Is self-correction enough? -- Balanced budget amendment -- Conclusion -- 3. The budget's shifting boundaries -- Receipts, budgetary resources, and outlays -- Scope of the budget -- Measuring the budget -- Conclusion -- 4. The political rules and arithmetic of budgeting -- Overview of the annual budget cycle -- Discretionary and direct spending -- The politics of budgetary arithmetic -- Baseline projections -- Economic arithmetic -- The politics of scoring -- When politics meets economics -- Conclusion -- 5. The president's budget -- Presidential roles and styles -- Changes in presidential budgeting -- Formulating the president's budget -- The Office of Management and Budget -- Information in the president's budget -- The president's budget in congress -- The veto power -- Conclusion
  • 6. The congressional budget process -- Why congress has a budget resolution -- Structure and content of the budget resolution -- Binding rules and nonbinding sentiments -- The budget committees -- The Congressional Budget Office -- Formulating the budget resolution -- Floor action -- Why the resolution is rarely adopted on schedule -- The reconciliation process -- Enforcing congressional budget decisions -- Would a presidential role strengthen congressional budgeting? -- Conclusion -- 7. Revenue legislation -- Revenue legislation in congress -- PAYGO rules -- Impact of PAYGO on congressional behavior -- Tax expenditures -- Rates versus breaks : the 1980s versus the 1990s -- Cutting rates and adding breaks : tax policy in the new millennium -- Dynamic revenue scoring -- Trends in federal revenue -- Sources of federal revenue -- Who pays federal taxes? -- User charges -- Offsetting collections -- Conclusion
  • 8. Authorizing legislation -- Types of authorizing legislation -- Authorizing legislation in congress -- The relationship of authorizations and appropriations -- Direct spending legislation -- Conclusion -- 9. The appropriations process -- Types of appropriations acts -- Tradition and change -- The appropriations committees and their subcommittees -- Tradition and change on appropriations subcommittees -- Procedures and politics of committee action -- Procedures and politics of house and senate action -- Supplemental appropriations -- Continuing resolutions and omnibus appropriations -- Structure and content of appropriations measures -- Legislation and limitations in appropriations acts -- Interpreting appropriations measures -- Conclusion -- 10. Managing federal expenditures -- Spending budget resources -- Deviations from spending plans -- Managing agency finances -- Conclusion -- 11. Budgeting for the long term -- The adequacy of budget controls -- Budgeting for the future -- Lengthening the time horizon of budgeting -- Conclusion -- Federal budget-related Internet Websites -- Glossary
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
3rd ed.
Extent
xii, 345 pages
Isbn
9780815777359
Lccn
2007027758
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)153598654
Label
The federal budget : politics, policy, process, by Allen Schick
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 1. Conflict and resolution in federal budgeting -- Conflict -- Resolution -- The two worlds of budgeting -- 2. The evolution of federal budgeting -- Legislative dominance : 1789-1921 -- Presidential dominance : 1921-74 -- Congress versus the president : 1974-2000 -- How the budget was balanced and unbalanced -- Is self-correction enough? -- Balanced budget amendment -- Conclusion -- 3. The budget's shifting boundaries -- Receipts, budgetary resources, and outlays -- Scope of the budget -- Measuring the budget -- Conclusion -- 4. The political rules and arithmetic of budgeting -- Overview of the annual budget cycle -- Discretionary and direct spending -- The politics of budgetary arithmetic -- Baseline projections -- Economic arithmetic -- The politics of scoring -- When politics meets economics -- Conclusion -- 5. The president's budget -- Presidential roles and styles -- Changes in presidential budgeting -- Formulating the president's budget -- The Office of Management and Budget -- Information in the president's budget -- The president's budget in congress -- The veto power -- Conclusion
  • 6. The congressional budget process -- Why congress has a budget resolution -- Structure and content of the budget resolution -- Binding rules and nonbinding sentiments -- The budget committees -- The Congressional Budget Office -- Formulating the budget resolution -- Floor action -- Why the resolution is rarely adopted on schedule -- The reconciliation process -- Enforcing congressional budget decisions -- Would a presidential role strengthen congressional budgeting? -- Conclusion -- 7. Revenue legislation -- Revenue legislation in congress -- PAYGO rules -- Impact of PAYGO on congressional behavior -- Tax expenditures -- Rates versus breaks : the 1980s versus the 1990s -- Cutting rates and adding breaks : tax policy in the new millennium -- Dynamic revenue scoring -- Trends in federal revenue -- Sources of federal revenue -- Who pays federal taxes? -- User charges -- Offsetting collections -- Conclusion
  • 8. Authorizing legislation -- Types of authorizing legislation -- Authorizing legislation in congress -- The relationship of authorizations and appropriations -- Direct spending legislation -- Conclusion -- 9. The appropriations process -- Types of appropriations acts -- Tradition and change -- The appropriations committees and their subcommittees -- Tradition and change on appropriations subcommittees -- Procedures and politics of committee action -- Procedures and politics of house and senate action -- Supplemental appropriations -- Continuing resolutions and omnibus appropriations -- Structure and content of appropriations measures -- Legislation and limitations in appropriations acts -- Interpreting appropriations measures -- Conclusion -- 10. Managing federal expenditures -- Spending budget resources -- Deviations from spending plans -- Managing agency finances -- Conclusion -- 11. Budgeting for the long term -- The adequacy of budget controls -- Budgeting for the future -- Lengthening the time horizon of budgeting -- Conclusion -- Federal budget-related Internet Websites -- Glossary
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
3rd ed.
Extent
xii, 345 pages
Isbn
9780815777359
Lccn
2007027758
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)153598654

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