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KIDS’ SHARE 2007:How Children Fare in the Federal Budget: 

KIDS’ SHARE 2007: How Children Fare in the Federal Budget C. Eugene Steuerle Adam Carasso andamp; Gillian Reynolds The Urban Institute March 15, 2007 Funded by First Focus and the Annie E. Casey Foundation

Focus of Study: 

Focus of Study Federal Spending on Children Past: 1960-2006 Projected under 'current law': 2007-2017 Measures do not assess effectiveness Based on earlier work by Rebecca Clark, Rosalind Berkowitz, Christopher Spiro, and Eugene Steuerle

Summary: 

Summary Children programs: Not a priority in the federal budget Perhaps held their own through continual enactment of new programs But rapidly decreasing priority under current law Face a basic budget inequity: Not a level playing field

Summary of Historic Shifts in Children’s Programs: 

Summary of Historic Shifts in Children’s Programs Number has grown significantly Spending declines as % of domestic spending But increases modestly as % of GDP Almost all children’s programs wax, then wane Direct spending replaces tax subsidies In-kind replaces cash Means-tested replaces more universal Many exceptions to overall shifts

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Future Trends: 

Future Trends Overall federal budget Increasing orientation to end of the life cycle Increasing orientation to consumption Children squeezed between rising retirement and health expenditures and limited revenues

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Conclusions Current budget situation unique Never before has so much of future revenues been claimed in advance Meanwhile, children must fight for leftovers… in a budget soon scheduled to have none.

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