Linda Bilmes

Linda Bilmes appears in the following:

Re-examining the Costs of the Iraq War As Drawdown Nears

Wednesday, August 04, 2010

President Obama has announced his commitment to draw down American forces in Iraq after seven years of combat. There will be 90,000 fewer troops in Iraq by the end of next year. But will the costs – financial, human, emotional – come down as the troops come home?

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U.S. Deficit Projected to Reach $9 Trillion

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

President Obama may soon face a new obstacle to his plan to reform health care: a growing pool of budgetary red ink. The White House Office of Management and Budget and the Congressio...


Shrinking the national debt one soldier at a time

Monday, February 23, 2009

President Obama is making a priority of slashing the national debt in the coming years and he says some of the greatest savings come from pulling troops out of Iraq. But just how much...


The $10 trillion dollar hangover

Monday, December 29, 2008

$438 billion. That was the projected cost of the deficit in September of this year, before the word "bailout" entered the American lexicon and exploded the national deficit. Linda Bil...


The Wages of War

Wednesday, March 05, 2008

Joseph Stiglitz, winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics and Linda Bilmes, of Harvard's Kennedy School of Government, say we’re underestimating the cost of the war in Iraq in their new book The Three Trillion Dollar War: The True Cost of the Iraq Conflict.

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Wages of War

Wednesday, March 05, 2008

Columbia University’s Nobel prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz says the Iraq War will up costing three trillion dollars by the time everything is added up. He and Linda Bilmes of Harvard’s Kennedy School offer their account of the war’s cost in The Three Trillion Dollar War: The True Cost of the ...