The Debt Limit: History and Recent Increases Metadata

Metadata describes a digital item, providing (if known) such information as creator, publisher, contents, size, relationship to other resources, and more. Metadata may also contain "preservation" components that help us to maintain the integrity of digital files over time.

Title

  • Main Title The Debt Limit: History and Recent Increases

Creator

  • Author: Austin, D. Andrew
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Analyst in Economic Policy
  • Author: Levit, Mindy R.
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Analyst in Public Finance

Publisher

  • Name: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
    Place of Publication: Washington D.C.

Date

  • Creation: 2013-02-07

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: This report gives an historical overview of debt limits, discusses how the total debt of the federal government can increase and how the current economic slowdown has led to higher deficits and thereby a series of debt limit increases, as well as legislation related to these increases.

Subject

  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Budgets
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Federal budgets
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Public debt
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Budget deficits
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Economic policy
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Business cycles

Coverage

  • Place Name: United States

Collection

  • Name: Congressional Research Service Reports
    Code: CRSR

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Report

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • CRS Report Number: RL31967
  • Accession or Local Control No: RL31967_2013Feb07
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc463249