How to Fix Our Fiscal Crisis
What is the single most important thing that can be done to fix the U.S. budget deficit? Harvard economist Jeff Miron says the answer is clear: cut entitlements. Miron explains that as currently structured, the costs of Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security will continue to grow rapidly, eclipsing all other U.S. spending in the next couple of decades. Miron argues that without making cuts to these programs, there is no hope of getting spending under control.