Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

What a Fiscal Crisis Would Look Like in the U.S.

May 5, 2010

In this half-day conference, the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget convened an all-star group to discuss what a tipping point might be, how a crisis might unfold, and what policies would be best to avoid a crisis. There was a clear consensus among participants that unless the country changes course, a crisis in inevitable. Today’s market rollercoaster shows the U.S. is extremely vulnerable to debt jitters—even those that originate across the globe.

For a full event summary, click here.

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