Dangerous Trends: The Growth of Debt in the U.S. Economy
Publication Date: September 2004
Publisher(s): Center for Economic and Policy Research
Author(s): Dean Baker
Keywords: Comsumer debt; Disposable income; Devaluation
Coverage: United States
This paper looks at how two forms of debts that have received little attention in the media – household debt and foreign debt — will pose large burdens on the economy.