Brief America Owes $10 Trillion! No, $50 Trillion! Let Me Explain.
Donald Marron
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In a contribution to the Christian Science Monitor, Donald Marron discusses the estimates of America's debt which vary by tens of trillions of dollars, depending on how you count. The bottom line: It's deep but not yet fatal.
Research Areas Economic mobility and inequality Wealth and financial well-being Taxes and budgets
Tags Fiscal policy Asset and debts Federal budget and economy Financial stability
Policy Centers Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center