SAMMIE Finalist reassured while averting disaster

His conviction that the Treasury\'s debt office was on the verge of disaster much like 2005 when the Federal Emergency Management Agency was ill-equipped to han...

Raising money during a global economic crisis is tough, at the very least. But our next guest did it, and to the government’s benefit. Former Treasury Department Office of Debt Management Director Karthik Ramanathan raised $1.7 Trillion dollars by selling Treasury bills during the recession. Karthik Ramanathan is a finalist in the SAMMIES National Security and International Affairs category, and he joins us to discuss his accomplishment.

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