My Two Cents

We’re borrowing less

Chris Farrell Jun 2, 2009

Economist Brad Setser has a powerful chart on his blog. He makes the important point that despite the run-up in federal borrowing the U.S. is borrowing less than before overall.

It’s striking how business and household borrowing has fallen.

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