Definition: This entry records the cumulative total of all government borrowings less repayments that are denominated in a country's home currency. Public debt should not be confused with external debt, which reflects the foreign currency liabilities of both the private and public sector and must be financed out of foreign exchange earnings.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2014See also: Public debt map
This Lawmaker Wants All California Public Universities to Be Free — by Taxing Millionaires
www.globalcitizen.org - 3/27/2017 6:36:08 PM
Student debt could soon be a thing of the past in California. California Assemblywoman Susan Talamantes Eggman (D-Stockton) has submitted a proposal to make public colleges and ... of the state’s wealth, this country’s wealth, while the middle-class ...
The Need for a Reformation of Authority and Hierarchy Among Economists in the Public Sphere
bradford-delong.com - 3/25/2017 11:53:28 PM
[T]here is no apparent contemporaneous link between inflation and public debt levels for the advanced countries…. The story is entirely different for emerging markets, where inflation rises sharply as debt increases. And the graph that caught the world's ...
The 20 countries with the greatest public debt
World Economic Forum - 3/16/2017 11:56:59 PM
Japan, the world’s ... a massive debt. On 14 July 2015, the IMF released a report addressing Greece’s debt sustainability. The introduction in the report gives an accurate image of the country’s situation: Greece’s public debt has become highly ...
Let There Be Light, Except In Nigeria, By Owei Lakemfa
opinion.premiumtimesng.com - 3/27/2017 5:24:33 PM
While it was thought that with privatisation, public ... N495 billion debt owed by the companies to be paid or written off by government. On how the country can raise such huge funds, they propose a $10.2 billion ‘facility’ from the World Bank.
Jordan FM: Arab world 'realizes urgency' of tackling crises
actionnewsjax.com - 3/27/2017 3:05:33 AM
Saudi Arabia is one of Jordan's main financial backers, and Jordan desperately needs more foreign aid amid a continuous economic downturn, including rising unemployment and public debt. This ... that Arab leaders, the Arab world, need to work together ...
Countries With The Biggest Public Debt
worldatlas.com - 2/8/2017 11:56:44 PM
The top countries who have who are most indebted (public debt ... these examples of major world economic leaders prove that having a high ratio does not necessarily harm an economy. In fact, debt can foster development by stimulating the economy if ...
Should Countries Reduce Their Debt by Monetizing Their Parks?
Slate - 6/17/2015 4:52:30 PM
With so many nations unable to balance their budgets and government spending through the roof, it's no surprise that the world has amassed ... "Given that in most countries public wealth is larger than public debt, just managing it better could help ...
China’s Coming Debt Crisis
asiasentinel.com - 3/28/2017 5:06:03 AM
Every economy relies of a certain amount of debt. That is an empirical fact. But China’s total debt—the sum of government, corporate and household borrowings—has soared since 2008, and is now almost 300 percent of the country’ gross domestic ...
Countries Overloaded With Debt
CNBC - 10/28/2009 10:40:00 AM
"External debt is more worrisome and important than public ... CNBC.com, it stirred angst from Ireland over the numbers, as the country was a significant outlier in the final data. A further breakdown of the country's external debt data, provided by the ...
Inflation and Public Debt Reversals in the G7 Countries
International Monetary Fund - 6/11/2014 12:20:50 AM
Working Papers describe research in progress by the author(s) and are published to elicit comments and to further debate Summary: This paper investigates the impact of low or high inflation on the public debt-to-GDP ratio in the G-7 countries. Our ...
Government Implementing Measures To Re-Profile Country’s Debt - Finance Minister
themarketghana.com - 3/27/2017 4:20:07 PM
Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta says government is implementing measures to re-profile the country’s debt, all these measures were aimed ... the highest in the world. In attendance from the Finance Minsitry were Charles Adu-Boahen, Deputy Minister ...
Public finances: A world of debt
Financial Times - 1/6/2015 7:14:31 PM
Some economists fear the next noxious examples of this phenomenon could crop up in the developing world ... core” — countries such as France, Belgium and even the Netherlands — also confront challenging debt burdens. “Public debt sustainability ...
QPSD: Quarterly Public Sector Debt
datatopics.worldbank.org - 3/22/2017 1:16:57 AM
jointly developed by the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund, brings together detailed quarterly public sector debt data of selected countries. The main purpose of the PSD database is to facilitate timely dissemination in standard formats of ...
The World's 5 Most Debt-Ridden Countries
The Motley Fool - 5/18/2013 9:13:45 AM
With more public-sector job cuts on the table, unemployment at 18%, and GDP expected to fall 2% this year, this country's far from ... top-50 economy in the world. While nations such as Spain and Cyprus have dominated the debt talk in Europe, Italy has ...
The World Map Of Public Debt
davidstockmanscontracorner.com - 10/7/2015 11:58:01 PM
Japan would become the largest country on our new map. Japan holds 19.99% of all global debt despite only having about 6% of the world’s economic production. The country’s debt-to-GDP ratio is 230%. Greece and Italy, two medium-sized European ...