Tag: debt

101 Why is Greece's debt considered a problem but not US debt, which is much larger? 2017-06-19T10:54:01.000

61 What will happen if China stops loaning money to the U.S.? 2018-03-15T13:50:16.430

50 Do separatist nations inherit any national debt? 2017-10-17T15:34:46.267

49 What are the downsides of being a debt-free country (no foreign national debt)? 2019-12-11T08:21:36.507

46 How is Japan able to sustain a large debt as a percentage of GDP, while Greece could not? 2020-03-20T14:38:50.797

40 How does debt-trap diplomacy work? 2020-10-14T20:25:32.950

29 Who was the last US President to oversee a reduction in debt? 2012-12-04T23:10:02.983

27 Are there any negative consequences for a country having no debt? 2012-12-07T01:50:49.320

27 Why does the UK government write off student loan debt after 30 years? 2020-05-11T14:55:41.360

24 What is Trump's plan to get the United States out of trillions in debt? 2017-06-02T10:07:28.417

22 Why did the U.S. government shut down, if the Fed was providing funding through the bond buying program? 2013-10-01T10:23:32.037

21 When a government pays centuries old debt... who exactly is it paying? 2017-08-13T23:55:59.020

20 Why do governments still assume that "the more land, the better"? 2015-09-09T13:41:46.237

20 What are the overall aims of UK austerity, If the UK national debt has nearly doubled since it started? 2017-06-28T09:53:36.280

20 How did the US bring down federal debt ratio after World War II? 2020-04-21T18:26:21.683

19 What happens if a country becomes bankrupt? 2015-05-25T03:55:31.543

19 What are the consequences if a country decides to selectively cancel debt? 2020-05-01T03:16:50.517

18 What are the practical effects of having too large a debt load? 2013-01-11T16:47:31.183

17 Who is lending the money for a nation's debt? 2017-06-23T00:59:54.513

16 What's the purpose for a country to maintain a large public debt? 2015-09-09T00:54:46.973

16 How do Democrats "gain leverage" by a three month debt limit increase? 2017-09-09T14:09:36.153

15 What does it mean when something is said to be "owned by taxpayers"? 2020-11-23T10:27:19.067

14 Implications of governments borrowing from a central bank rather than issuing money directly 2012-12-05T19:59:36.257

13 Does the treasury get to decide which parts of the budget to not fund if the debt ceiling is reached? 2013-01-20T23:41:21.283

13 Where did all this deficit come from? 2013-02-26T19:17:58.613

12 Why did Russia default on its domestic bonds in 1998 when it could simply print money? 2013-10-05T12:44:54.827

12 Why does Russia have such a small debt (debt to GDP ratio) compared to the vast majority of Western countries? 2017-06-18T14:17:49.653

11 Has any government made the unwinding of their US bonds and currency reserves a core public policy plank or a legal requirement? 2013-10-16T13:11:41.107

10 What is the debt ceiling and what happens if we reach it? 2013-01-25T22:12:11.273

10 What were the exact debt relief terms for Germany in 1953? 2015-07-10T14:13:18.733

10 What are the stated downsides of allowing to default on college loan debt? 2017-09-07T05:32:55.923

10 Why does the US federal debt increase by more than the US deficit each year? 2019-07-10T01:21:22.303

9 Did any legislation ever prohibit fractional reserve banking by introducing something like the Chicago Plan? 2012-12-05T21:20:26.123

9 What countries have (at some point in history) been able to significantly reduce their country's debt and what policies are generally attributed? 2012-12-07T01:39:16.353

9 Is it true that the United States currently has no debt ceiling? 2013-10-17T23:09:01.397

9 What's the most accurate account of the current President's monetary debts? 2017-01-22T19:39:11.503

9 What are the benefits of the proposed Euro/Corona bonds over conventional government bonds? 2020-04-01T12:04:56.047

8 What prevents the U.S Congress from adopting a capital budget? 2013-02-04T04:49:34.637

8 Eurozone countries surpassing their allowable deficit of 3% GDP 2016-11-18T02:00:57.333

8 The US has done lots of Quantitative Easing, so why does it not do the same for its debt? 2017-08-24T23:23:31.270

8 When the dictators execute the coup and become the head of the country do they pay the international debts of country? 2020-10-31T08:29:09.300

7 Why is it so hard to compute the EU-UK divorce bill? 2017-04-05T19:35:02.623

7 Why did Japan not raise taxes instead of borrowing to avoid having such a large debt ratio? 2017-08-18T17:13:48.623

7 What would be the repercussions if Venezuela defaulted on Russia's loan? 2019-01-29T22:12:07.137

6 What would the National Debt's minimum payment warning notice read? 2013-01-11T06:18:48.840

6 What reasons does Argentina have to participate in US court proceedings against it in the debt crisis? 2014-09-30T10:37:52.610

6 What steps can be taken to combat unfunded state and federal pension liabilities in the U.S.? 2017-06-29T05:03:17.667

6 If Jim, a random citizen, owes TD Bank $300,000 for his house mortgage, is this added to the U.S. national debt? 2018-05-30T00:44:06.927

6 Why does Berlin have debt issues in opposition to many other European capital cities? 2019-05-03T14:33:45.877

5 What are the guarantees that international debt will be payed back ever? 2013-08-31T05:28:47.833

5 Is there legal recourse for creditors if Treasury defaults on any (not necessarily all) of its debts? 2013-10-09T16:17:02.377

5 Is the $210 trillion fiscal gap measurement valid/true and is it possible to fix it? 2015-03-24T04:41:25.410

5 Why focus on reduction of public debt when private debt is much larger? 2017-03-23T13:46:28.710

5 How long would it take to pay off the U.S. national debt if new deficits were eliminated? 2018-09-10T21:38:14.187

5 What happens if a country redefines itself? 2019-07-30T19:24:57.150

4 Is the US Government being shut down affecting the deadline for the debt ceiling? 2013-10-07T18:45:31.077

4 Is Hillary Clinton on the hook for the $30 million debt of her campaign? 2015-11-25T18:53:26.780

4 Can Americans use national debt holdings to pressure the government? 2016-11-12T20:25:09.333

4 Does the US constitution have a clause/procedure for defaulting? 2017-12-13T20:13:12.587

4 Why does the U.S. keep pushing "the debt trap" narrative in Africa when China is not the major source of debt distress in Africa? 2019-09-20T12:39:18.213

3 What are the criteria for avoiding the fiscal cliff? 2012-12-28T20:37:02.820

3 Repaying high debt in a country, without get ruined, is it possible? Example? 2013-02-15T13:27:40.943

3 What effect does state-level refusal to accept the ACA's medicaid expansion have on the ACA's cost? 2013-04-01T14:14:47.730

3 If Congress refused to raise the debt ceiling, would it force the federal government to balance its expenditures/revenue? 2013-10-16T21:01:08.027

3 What exactly are the formal rules around US paying off debt? 2013-10-20T22:29:56.163

3 Is there any European Union country that had or have a "debt brake" similar to Germany? 2020-01-23T09:01:31.087

3 At what point would US government lose control over its national debt? 2020-02-07T10:55:17.863

2 How many times has the US defaulted on its debt? 2013-10-16T20:33:28.657

2 If the US decided to inflate its way out of their debt, what would the value of the dollar drop to? 2017-06-20T22:09:53.733

2 Can a country sell part of its land to pay off huge national debt? 2017-10-13T01:18:27.390

2 Could Italy's need to finance its public debt be a menace for the EU? 2018-09-11T11:38:02.847

2 What specifically happens to a country when it defaults on its debt? 2021-02-24T21:07:56.720

1 If the US Debt Ceiling is not raised what happens to Mandatory/Discretioary spending? 2013-10-02T15:07:20.687

1 When will the US hit the debt ceiling again? 2014-01-05T00:13:11.110

1 Joe Biden's Student Debt Plan and Public Service 2020-10-23T22:03:18.617

0 How much in interest payments since 2002 has the increase in the debt past the old debt ceiling cost the US? 2013-10-15T16:10:04.627

0 What is the purpose of (student) debt forgiveness? 2019-06-30T15:42:58.420

-1 Causes of a sovereign debt crisis? 2018-11-16T18:43:40.843

-1 How effective would a student loan forgiveness program be if it only applied to governmental loans? 2020-07-23T12:53:10.390

-2 What foreign investment is safer than US Treasury bonds and what market share do they have? 2013-10-23T14:59:22.330

-2 Get rid of national debt from excess campaign funds 2017-01-12T18:50:58.853