The Public Debt Problem: A Comprehensive Guide (Paperback)

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The European public debt problem was in the making long before the 2007-2009 recession, as budget deficits had become endemic. A similar crisis is now developing in America, where the same fundamental causes have been at work. The Public Debt Problem analyzes the situation of public debts in America and reviews official forecasts for the federal government. The author carefully explains the main concepts (budget deficit, public debt, etc.) and analytical tools (discounting, government accounting, Treasury securities, bonds, yields, etc.) necessary to understand the issues.

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"Written in a style comprehensible to the intelligent layperson, Pierre Lemieux's The Public Debt Problem: A Comprehensive Guide injects welcome clarity and insight into an issue that has long been held hostage by the empty rhetoric and false analysis of proponents for larger government." - Institute of Public Affairs Review



Product Details
ISBN: 9781137298072
ISBN-10: 1137298073
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: January 7th, 2013
Pages: 212
Language: English