TITLE

Arkansas' 1930s Default Foreshadowed Puerto Rico

AUTHOR(S)
Slavin, Robert
PUB. DATE
November 2015
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;11/4/2015, Vol. 1 Issue 34405, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A three part series examining Arkansas' road to default, the state's efforts to resolve the crisis, and the similarities and differences with Puerto Rico today.
ACCESSION #
110753538

 

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