Tag: debt

Public Sector Finances

Chart of the Week: Week 48, 2013: Public Sector Finances

Public sector finance figures were released at the end of last week, showing that net borrowing had decreased in the financial year 2012/13.

/ November 27, 2013
European Debt-to-GDP Ratios

Chart of the Week: Week 43, 2013: European Debt-to-GDP Ratios

Now that the US debt crisis is over (until next time a deadline looms), we can turn our attention back to Europe.

/ October 23, 2013
Holders of US Debt

Chart of the Week: Week 42, 2013: Holders of US Debt

As the deadline for the US Government to reach an agreement on the debt ceiling looms (it is, in theory at least, the 17th of October), we take a look at who holds most of the debt, and what that...

/ October 16, 2013
US Debt Ceiling (Again)

Chart of the Week: Week 40, 2013: US Debt Ceiling (Again)

At the very end of last year, the US was heading towards a "fiscal cliff", and although a deal was agreed, the Economic Research Council pointed out in our first Chart of the Week of 2013that the debt ceiling still...

/ October 2, 2013