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U.S. Fiscal Issues: The Debt Limit Debate


Alec Phillips, U.S. Political Economist in Global Investment Research at Goldman Sachs, discusses the major fiscal issues confronting policymakers in Washington in the coming months -- including the debate over the debt limit and the potential for a government shutdown – and how these issues might affect growth in the U.S. economy.

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  • Alec Phillips

    Alec Phillips

    U.S. Political Economist, Global Investment Research

We're watching three key (fiscal policy) events over the course of the year that could have an effect on the economy as well as on markets.

- Alec Phillips