Tag: debt

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
Damon de Laszlo

May 2013

The UK Government continues to muddy the waters of recovery. The lack of political leadership along with incoherent economic and infrastructure policies is not helpful. Political attacks on business do not encourage investment, political polarisation and slanging matches over Europe...

/ May 15, 2013