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Scott discusses national debt limit on Saint Mary’s Currents

January 31, 2023

School of Business Stories

On Jan. 19, 2023, the United States hit its debt limit, sparking economic and political concerns. But what does it mean when the debt limit is hit, and what steps can be taken to correct the issue? In this episode of Saint Mary’s Currents, Andrew Scott, an assistant professor of business, discusses what national debt is, what policy prescriptions politicians might use to combat the issue, and how those policies might affect the average American.

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