111. Where’s the money coming from?

June 10, 2009 § Leave a comment

We know as a matter of principle that these concerns are misplaced: if there were a shortage of savings, the economy wouldn’t be depressed. Indeed, one way to think about our current problem is that the world as a whole wants to save more than it’s willing to invest.

But it’s always nice to have some real-world data illustrating a principle. From Brad Setser, private and public borrowing in America, as a percentage of GDP:

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via Where’s the money coming from? – Paul Krugman Blog – NYTimes.com.

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