Papers and features puts the focus on scholarly works regarding debt and it's impact on the economy including text and presentations from conferences around the world.

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Richard Vague on Why Large Rapid Build Ups of Private Debt Cause Financial Crises.

An excerpt from The Next Economic Disaster: Why It's Coming and How to Avoid It.

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Private Debt Bonanza, Public Debt Legacies: The Euro-Zone’s Experience With Liberalized Private Finance Under Its Ill-Designed Currency Union

How institutional design and austerity is destroying the European economy

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Forum: The Coming of a China Debt Crisis?

A forum on China's debt

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Are We Facing a Global “Lost Decade?"

Steve Keen on Japan's Lessons for the Global Economy

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Financial Inclusion and Its Discontents

Does "financial inclusion" hurt the world's poorest?

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What Drove Up US Household Debt?

How has economics explained why US households have been borrowing so much and what is missing?

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Why a Negative Interest Rate Policy (NIRP) is Ineffective and Dangerous

Negative Interest Rates are a popular new economic policy idea. Are they dangerous?

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Connecting the Dots: Debt, Savings and the Need for a Fiscal Growth Policy

Andrea Terzi on why we need to rethink the role of fiscal policy in economic stability and recovery.

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A New Dutch Disease? Private Debt in the Netherlands

Despite strong fundamentals high household debt is holding down the Dutch economy.

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The Debt Goes On: A Post-Crisis “Progress” Report

What has changed in America's household debt burden since the recession and what has not?

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Welcome to the New, Slower Growth World: An Update on the Private Debt Crisis

HHow private debt overhangs have put us into a slow growth economy

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Tipping Points: Understanding the Impact of Debt on Household Financial Well Being

A joint conference with the Center for Household Financial Stability on household debt

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Rapid Money Supply Growth Does Not Cause Inflation

What factors really contribute to inflation?

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Bank Credit Allocation in Nigeria – A Driver of Premature De-Industrialisation?

Has the allocation of credit to consumer spending hurt the prospects of emerging market economies?

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America's Hidden Debt

How much do we know about the kind of debt that burdens the most vulnerable Americans?

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Current Account Imbalances, Debt Buildup, and Instability

Do trade deficits and current account imbalances drive the debt driven global economy?

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The Economic Consequences of The Global ‘Debt Shift’

How do movements of debt across sectors explain changes in financial stability?

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Tipping Points III: Debt-Financed Homeownership – Its Evolution, Impact, and Future

Papers from Tipping Points III: Debt-Financed Homeownership – Its Evolution, Impact, and Future

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Monetary Policy and the Punch bowl

How can the Fed make monetary policy serve main street as well as Wall Street?

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What's the Matter with France? The French Corporate Private Debt Binge, 2008-2016

The French corporate sector's debt has ballooned since the 2008 crisis.

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Greece has a Private Debt Crisis

The Troika's bailout policies have spurred a debt deflation in Greece

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Financial Bubbles and Technological Innovations

How do we finance innovation without risking a credit crisis?

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The Risks of Rising Household Debt in Norway

How Norway's growing real estate prices might lead to a debt crisis

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Tipping Points II: Understanding the Impact of Household Debt on Growth

A joint conference with the Center for Household Financial Stability on the macroeconomics of debt.

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Chinese Financial Development in Historical Context

How China's debt driven growth model fits into the larger history of developing states

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Corporate Debt: Where is the Danger?

What are the threats associated with the buildup in corporate debt?

ADDITIONAL ARTICLES

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A Conversation With Lord Adair Turner

An interview with Lord Adair Turner, the Chairman of INET

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Why the World Needs a Weak Dollar

New political structures are needed to avoid global deflation

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Is the World on the Brink of Another Great Recession?

Are we facing another phase of a structural crisis that began in 2008?

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Comment: Richard Vague on Financialization and Economic Development

Richard Vague's take on the role of financialization and debt in driving economic development