Topic: Deficit

Media Advisory: Panel, 'The Economy in 2013 Now What?'

Sept. 26, 2012

Tom Gilligan, economist and dean of the McCombs School of Business, will share the 30,000-foot view of America's economy in 2012

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University Experts Available for Analysis of U.S. Debt Ceiling and Deficit Situation Issues

July 29, 2011

The United States is expected to hit its debt ceiling on or near Aug. 2 and no deal is in place from Congress to raise the debt ceiling. Economics experts in and out of government have said that if we reach Aug. 2 without having passed legislation to raise the debt ceiling, the U.S. will at worst default on its $1.3 trillion debt and likely will have to stop funding government expenditures.

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