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Atlantic: The Long Story of U.S. Debt, From 1790 to 2011, in 1 Little Chart
Be sure to check out the article. The author breaks down the chart by eras and offers some analysis.
Posted at 12:10 PM in Economic News, Economics, Generations & Trends, History, Politics, Public Policy | Permalink
economics, percentage of GDP, U. S. public debt
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It would be interesting to cross reference this information with past U.S. recessions and employment losses, as Josh Lerner from Oregon's OEA does here.
Of course, moving forward what's most important in recent history are the Bush tax cuts and our wars, as the Center for Budget and Priority clearly shows:
Nov 15, 2012 at 12:25 PM
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