Rising Government Debt: Causes and Solutions for a Decades-Old Trend
NBER Working Paper No. 24979
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I would like to thank Marina Azzimonti, V.V. Chari, Steve Coate, François Geerolf, Marina Halac, Andrew Hertzberg, Leo Martinez, Chris Moser, Suresh Naidu, Ziad Obermeyer, Facundo Piguillem, Ken Rogoff, Jesse Schreger, Christoph Trebesch, and Alan Viard for comments. Trisha Sinha and George Vojta provided excellent research assistance. The views expressed herein are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.