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7 Things You Need to Know About the National Debt, Deficits, and the Dollar

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  • Dean Baker
  • David Rosnick

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This paper covers seven key points about the national debt, budget and trade deficits, and the dollar that the public needs to understand in order to be well-informed and prepared to choose among various policy options.

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Paper provided by Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR) in its series CEPR Reports and Issue Briefs with number 2011-14.

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Length: 10 pages
Date of creation: Jun 2011
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Handle: RePEc:epo:papers:2011-14

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Keywords: national debt; budget deficit; trade deficit; dollar;

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