Infographic: The Dominoes of Default 2021

Infographic: The Dominoes of Default 2021

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If Republican brinksmanship forces the United States to default on its debt, it will have wide-ranging consequences on the US economy. The United States has never defaulted, so projections of the consequences are a foray into the unknown. However, data from macroeconomic forecasters and previous near-default events help give us clear estimates.

This infographic depicts our estimate on how families and businesses across the United States would be impacted. For more detail, read our report: The Dominoes of Default in 2021.

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