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Linda J. Bilmes

Lecturer in Public Policy and Public Finance, Harvard

Professor Linda J. Bilmes is Daniel Patrick Moynihan Senior Lecturer in Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, and a leading expert in budgeting and public finance.

Under Trump, US Is Less Ready for Infectious Disease Outbreaks Like Coronavirus

The administration has cut CDC funding and disbanded the White House's own global health security team.


The Biggest Bills for the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars Are Yet to Come

Benefits for World War I veterans didn’t peak until 1969. Here’s a way to keep 21st-century vets’ expenses from eating the U.S. budget.