The Dangers of Debt Limit Brinksmanship

6 Pages Posted: 8 Oct 2013

Date Written: September 30, 2013

Abstract

This article examines the potential economic effects of a failure by Congress to raise the debt limit, leading to default on the national debt.

Keywords: debt limit, debt default

JEL Classification: H63

Suggested Citation

Bartlett, Bruce, The Dangers of Debt Limit Brinksmanship (September 30, 2013). Tax Notes, Vol. 140, No. 14, 2013, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2337107 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2337107

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