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Is a Downgrade Still Justified for the United States?

August 2, 2011

Carmen M. Reinhart says that despite an averted default and pledges to cut spending, the United States' problems are so large that its AAA credit rating remains in doubt.





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Book: A Decade of Debt Policy Analyses in International Economics No. 95 September 2011

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