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Nobel laureates, leading economists express opposition

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In this letter released publicly to President Obama and Congress on Tuesday, a group of renowned economists outlines the reasons why writing a balanced budget requirement into the Constitution would be “very unsound policy” that would adversely affect the economy. EPI and the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities organized the letter.

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