Tag Archives: Debt to GDP

The Denominator Matters: Debt to GDP in Europe

A striking chart from the Economist.  

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Delong on How to Portray the Relationship between Debt & Future Growth

Here’s a nice post by Brad Delong on how to portray the debt-and-growth association.

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Lessons on Fiscal Policy Since the Recession by Laura Tyson

This column by Laura Tyson is worth reading: In late 2008, the United States economy was caught in the midst of what proved to be its longest and deepest recession since the end of World War II. Frightened by steep … Continue reading

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Reactions to Mankiw on the Long Run Budget Path

I agree with most of Greg Mankiw’s NYTimes piece on long-term debt to GDP but can’t overlook a glaring omission –  he seems to ignore the fact that we are currently experiencing a major economic catastrophe. Here’s how Mankiw concludes: Military … Continue reading

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