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

Library Locations

  • African Studies LibraryBorrow it
    771 Commonwealth Avenue, 6th Floor, Boston, MA, 02215, US
    42.350723 -71.108227
  • Alumni Medical LibraryBorrow it
    72 East Concord Street, Boston, MA, 02118, US
    42.336388 -71.072393
  • Astronomy LibraryBorrow it
    725 Commonwealth Avenue, 6th Floor, Boston, MA, 02445, US
    42.350259 -71.105717
  • Fineman and Pappas Law LibrariesBorrow it
    765 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA, 02215, US
    42.350979 -71.107023
  • Frederick S. Pardee Management LibraryBorrow it
    595 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA, 02215, US
    42.349626 -71.099547
  • Howard Gotlieb Archival Research CenterBorrow it
    771 Commonwealth Avenue, 5th Floor, Boston, MA, 02215, US
    42.350723 -71.108227
  • Mugar Memorial LibraryBorrow it
    771 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA, 02215, US
    42.350723 -71.108227
  • Music LibraryBorrow it
    771 Commonwealth Avenue, 2nd Floor, Boston, MA, 02215, US
    42.350723 -71.108227
  • Pikering Educational Resources LibraryBorrow it
    2 Silber Way, Boston, MA, 02215, US
    42.349804 -71.101425
  • School of Theology LibraryBorrow it
    745 Commonwealth Avenue, 2nd Floor, Boston, MA, 02215, US
    42.350494 -71.107235
  • Science & Engineering LibraryBorrow it
    38 Cummington Mall, Boston, MA, 02215, US
    42.348472 -71.102257
  • Stone Science LibraryBorrow it
    675 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA, 02445, US
    42.350103 -71.103784
Processing Feedback ...