The Economic History Podcast

Debt, Default and Debt Mutualisation

May 25, 2020 Episode 1
The Economic History Podcast
Debt, Default and Debt Mutualisation
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The Economic History Podcast
Debt, Default and Debt Mutualisation
May 25, 2020 Episode 1

In this episode, we discuss the history of public debt and the various ways in which it has increased or decreased over time. We review the economic costs of government default on the private sector and consider the historical record of debt mutualisations in light of the current Eurobond debate.

Show Notes

In this episode, we discuss the history of public debt and the various ways in which it has increased or decreased over time. We review the economic costs of government default on the private sector and consider the historical record of debt mutualisations in light of the current Eurobond debate.