The Federal Debt-Limit Standoff of 2013 in the Financial Accounts of the United States

Posted: 16 Dec 2014

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Ivan Vidangos

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

Date Written: April 21, 2014

Abstract

When there is a legislative standoff over raising the federal statutory debt limit, the Treasury Department can use its so-called "toolbox of extraordinary measures" to temporarily obtain additional room to borrow and finance the government's operations.

Suggested Citation

Vidangos, Ivan, The Federal Debt-Limit Standoff of 2013 in the Financial Accounts of the United States (April 21, 2014). FEDS Notes No. 2014-04-21 https://doi.org/10.17016/2380-7172.0016, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3750043

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