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Discretionary spending

Le spese discrezionali sono quelle spese federali autorizzate nel budget di anno in anno (per esempio per la difesa, l'istruzione o l'ambiente). Non sono dunque obbligatorie - in quel caso si chiamano mandatory spending - come le pensioni, gli interessi sul debito, l'assistenza sanitaria pubblica per gli anziani (Medicare) e per i poveri (Medicaid). Nel piano di riduzione del deficit su cui si trovato l'accordo le discretionary spending sono tra le pi colpite

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    – by Laura Tyson

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    – by J. Bradford DeLong

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    – by Laura D. Tyson

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    – by Laura Tyson

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    – by Martin Feldstein

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      – by Martin Ford

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        – by Stephen S. Roach