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Previewing the Bad News That’s Likely to Complicate the Debt Ceiling Battle

The gorilla in the room may sleep soundly for the rest of July and August, but expect a foul temper when he wakes up in September. At that time, Congress once again haggles over our debt ceiling. Treasury Secretary Jack … Continue reading

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Testing Krugman’s Debt Reduction Strategy (And Finding It Fails)

Nike recently published a series of ads declaring “winning takes care of everything,” in reference to Tiger Woods’s recapture of the world #1 golfer ranking. The slogan went over with certain critics like an illegal ball drop. Many economists insist … Continue reading

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