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Sovereign Debt

Sovereign Debt Governments around the world have instituted expansionary fiscal policies over the last several years. A clear understanding of the public debt burden is crucial for economic growth, financial market prospects, and the risk of future financial crises.

A Path to Positive Debt Workouts, January 27, 2014

IMF Debt Plan Would Worry Keynes, January 23, 2014

Argentina’s Fudged Data Threatens Middle Class, Bloomberg View, January 23, 2013

Argentina Just Might Get Its Act Together, Forbes, January 10, 2013

Big Corporations Look Like Better Borrowers Than Uncle Sam, Forbes, November 9, 2012

Perils of Precedent: Threat to the Sovereign Bond Market, March 30, 2012

Demand for U.S. Debt Is Not Limitless, Wall Street Journal, March 28, 2012

The Sovereign Crisis: When Debt is No Longer Risk Free, January 26, 2012

Math for Europe: Lessons from Greece, October 4, 2011

Brief Thoughts on Debt Proposal for Greece, July 22, 2011

Budget Solutions: Then and Now, July 19, 2011

Solving the Greek Crisis, June 24, 2011

Treasury Maturities: The Other Fiscal Problem, March 10, 2011