An interactive game that allows players to experience the challenges of balancing the federal budget has been updated for the election year. The new edition, released by MacArthur-supported Woodrow Wilson Center, illuminates the budget impact of policies championed by President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney. The game puts players in the shoes of policymakers, allowing them to see both the intended and unintended consequences of their decisions. Play Budget Hero: Election Edition.

Improving the Nation’s Fiscal Future, Policy Research, Debt/Deficit, Technology, United States