May 16, 2011

Veronique de Rugy Discusses the Debt Ceiling on C-SPAN's Washington Journal

Veronique de Rugy

George Gibbs Chair in Political Economy

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Veronique de Rugy and Joseph Gagnon talked about the nation' s $14.3 trillion debt ceiling. They discussed the fiscal and economic implications of reaching the debt ceiling, its impact on the finances of the American public, other countries' methods for dealing debt and debt limits, and the economic standing of the U.S. in the world. They also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.