Debt Ceiling: Geithner Won't Let Us Default

Commentary

Debt Ceiling: Geithner Won't Let Us Default

January 20, 2011

Abstract

Treasury Secretary Geithner recently warned that the United States may default if Congress doesn't increase the federal debt limit. In this guest commentary at CNN Money, Donald Marron explains how Geithner will make sure that the United States does not default on the public debt, even if Congress is slow to increase borrowing authority.

Research Area: 
To reuse content from Urban Institute, visit copyright.com, search for the publications, choose from a list of licenses, and complete the transaction.

LATEST IN Taxes and Budget

To reuse content from Urban Institute, visit copyright.com, search for the publications, choose from a list of licenses, and complete the transaction.