Budget Simulation Report

Paper, Order, or Assignment Requirements

The goal of this project is to reduce U.S. Federal debt to 60% of GDP. For this project, you must use the online Budget Simulation software mentioned in the instruction.

I will upload a detailed instruction shortly, so please read that carefully and message me if you need a further instruction.

Please frequently give me an update about the writing if you can.

You can use as many sources as you need (more than 7 if necessary). As mentioned in the instruction, please pay attention to citation.

How to use the Budget Simulator

  1. 1. Go to http://crfb.org/stabilizethedebt/Click on and read all the information about

Stabilize the Debt: An Online Exercise in Hard Choices


  1. 2. Read the FAQ page
  2. 3. Look at the bar graph on the right side of the main page.


  1. 4. Click on the Next

That will take you to the Choose Budget Path page.

Click on any budget category to get more information/assumptions about that budget category.  That information will display on the right side of the page.As part of your research (see #4 above), you will be able to update the budget numbers.


  1. After you read about all the choices in a category, click one of the choices. A big red checkmark will appear in the white box you check.  This software application requires you to click on one choice in each category, so you will click in three white boxes and will see three red checkmarks.


  1. Click on the Next button.

That will take you to the Defense, Diplomacy and Security page

Make your choices about increasing, reducing, or maintaining the budget on that page.


  1. Click on the Next button.