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Eroding Expectations

Created on February 5, 2013

Eroding Expectations

CBO PREDICTIONS OF GDP IN 2019, IN TRILLIONS OF DOLLARS

In 2009, the Congressional Budget Office projected GDP in 2019 to be $17.8 trillion. In the years that followed, CBO’s predictions about the 2019 economy have grown gloomier.

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Sources: Congressional Budget Office, Budget and Economic Outlook, 2009–2013, and Center for Data Analysis calculations.

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