Your NPR news source

The Price of Government

SHARE The Price of Government

As federal, state, and local governments continue to struggle with budget deficits, Peter Hutchinson and David Osborne have written a book offering some advice: the bottom line, they say, is that governments must live within their means. Book Information The Price of Government: Getting the Results We Need in an Age of Permanent Fiscal Crisis (Basic Books, 2004) Contributor Charlie Wheelan is a faculty member at the University of Chicago's Harris School of Public Policy and former Director of Policy and Communications for Chicago Metropolis 2020. He's also author of the book, Naked Economics: Undressing the Dismal Science.

More From This Show