The Economics of Public Debt

Proceedings of a Conference held by the International Economic Association at Stanford, California

  • Editors
  • Kenneth J. Arrow
  • Michael J. Boskin

Part of the International Economic Association Series book series (IEA)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Public Debt and Macroeconomics

  3. Public Debt and Equity

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 131-131
    2. Richard A. Musgrave
      Pages 133-148
    3. Toshihiro Ihori
      Pages 149-197
  4. Aspects of Public Debt Theory and Practice

  5. Back Matter
    Pages 311-317

About this book


A collection of essays presenting new insights into the analysis of public debt theory, recent historical episodes, econometric analyses and policy dilemmas and options. It also documents the perceptions of debt problems from viewpoints of national economies as well as the world economy.


economics economy financial policy fiscal policy growth macroeconomics monetary policy

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