Trending stories recently have included foreign policy, airplane safety and Michael Pompeo’s likelihood of becoming secretary of state. Less has been reported about the just-released Congressional Budget Office report that forecasts an explosion of federal debt to levels far greater than seen in any year since the end of World War II. Michael Granof discusses.
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The Budget and Economic Outlook: 2018 to 2028 only confirms what the U.S. Department of the Treasury said in its 2017 financial report of the U.S. government released in February and has been warning for at least the past decade. Owing to its mounting debt, the federal government is becoming fiscally unsustainable. Michael Granof explains.
Tuesday evening President Trump delivered his first State of the Union address. Here, faculty from the LBJ School share their reactions.
University of Texas prepares students for their financial future through its required public financial management course
Many public affairs students at the University of Texas at Austin eye futures in government or nonprofit organizations. But before embarking on that journey, they must first grasp the intricacies of financial management and accounting that those jobs require. LBJ Professor Michael Granof explains.
The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) announced Michael Granof, professor at The University of Texas at Austin, as the recipient of the 2017 AICPA Distinguished Achievement in Accounting Education Award.
Professors Michael Granof and Martin Luby discuss the possible shortcomings of President Trump's call for heavy use of public-private partnerships in improving American infrastructure.
The federal government’s just-released 2016 annual financial report has a clear and compelling message: our nation's current financial trends are unsustainable. LBJ Professor Michael Granof discusses what it would take to grow the economy.
It might be too late for the Dallas Police and Fire Pension System, but here are 4 things other pensions should do
With the Dallas pension system on unsteady financial ground, Professor Michael Granof offers four suggestions for public sector retirement plan security.