Brief Is the Trillion-Dollar Platinum Coin Clever or Insane?
Donald Marron
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In a contribution to CNNMoney, Donald Marron argues that minting a $1 trillion platinum coin if Congress refuses to raise the debt ceiling sounds crazy. But it might actually work if done in smaller denominations.
Research Areas Economic mobility and inequality Taxes and budgets
Tags Fiscal policy Federal budget and economy
Policy Centers Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center