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Debt: Another big congressional battle on the horizon

Furman economics professor Jason Jones.

In anticipation of the Congressional Budget Office’s report on the country’s debt ceiling, “Marketplace” correspondent Adriene Hill talks to Furman University economics professor Jason Jones. Jones offers his take on the Treasury Department’s “extraordinary measures” and how the accounting tricks help keep the government’s borrowing under the spending limit. Hear his comments on “Marketplace Morning Report,” a production of American Public Media.

 

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