Brookings

For Support Of The Economic Studies Program’s Work To Improve The Federal Budget Process

  • Amount
    $330,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    8/7/2017
  • Term
    20 Months
  • Type of Support
    Project
Overview
This Brookings Institution project seeks to restore effectiveness to the federal budget process and rebuild trust in that process among both parties and the American people. Brookings will work closely with other organizations and scholars, including political scientists, as well as budget experts. The project seeks to develop budget process ideas and reform strategies to advance them, with the aim of reshaping the long-term discussion about budgeting while seeking opportunities to advance reforms whenever the opportunity arises.
About the Grantee
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Address
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Washington, DC 20036-2103
Grants to this Grantee
for support of research on Congress  
This grant enables the Brookings Governance Studies program to continue its research and analysis related to Congress and its constitutional duties, institutional performance, capacity, and problem solving. Through scholarship, convenings, and dissemination of research and recommendations, Brookings will inform those working to support a more effective Congress. Under the leadership of Senior Fellow Molly Reynolds, Brookings will explore congressional rules and procedures; budget and appropriations process reform; congressional oversight; and congressional capacity, productivity, demographics, and related issues. It will continue producing "Vital Statistics on Congress, a 40-year-old source of essential data.

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