Government Debt and David Hume
AbstractIn his essay on public credit, Hume advances two arguments in favour of government borrowing and five against. It is interesting to cast his various arguments.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Department of Economics, University of Birmingham in its series Discussion Papers with number 11-22.
Length: 23 pages
Date of creation: Dec 2011
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Government debt; deficits; David Hume;
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- H60 - Public Economics - - National Budget, Deficit, and Debt - - - General
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