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Does it make sense to evaluate a country's debt in GDP based on PPP?

Consider a fictional country Gudzan-Tservijstan with a GDP of \$100bn USD, a total (public and private) debt of \$100bn USD, and a PPP conversion factor of 2. Are there advantages to considering the ...
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What does US Debt maturity means?

Read the following news article but couldn't figure out what it entails. Will the government need to print money to pay the current the debt? Or will it take on new debt to pay the old debt? More ...
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Relation between High government debt to GDP ratio, financial stability of a country and repricing effect on balance sheet of banks

Was reading an editorial in which author wrote following:- I understood it as follows: India having High Debt/GDP(around 84%), means Foreign portfolio investors(FPIs) will have less confidence to ...
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calculation of general government debt from reserve bank of India's annual report

As per Reserve Bank of India's report, The general government deficit and debt moderated to 9.4 per cent and 86.5 per cent of GDP, respectively, in 2022-23 (BE) from the peak levels of 13.1 per cent ...
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How would US eliminate its $31T debt?

ABC news indicates US starts fiscal year with record $31 trillion in debt Is there any other mechanism besides taxation (of incomes, goods, services) that could reduce said debt? Individual / ...
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How does inflation make the impact of public debt better?

Why is a high rate of inflation better for weathering effects of a huge govt. debt ?
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Debt cycle theory of Ray Dalio

I recently started reading Ray Dalio's book regarding BIG DEBT CRISES. He compared there, economy to the monopoly board game. There is something I don't quite follow in this analogy. If you ...
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Are there any Sovereign Debt Guarantees, apart from those issued by the US?

The US has been undertaking an irregular form of foreign aid, Sovereign Bond Guarantees, which entails guaranteeing some of the public debt of their allies, source here: https://www.cgdev.org/blog/...
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Is Reinhart and Rogoff mistake also present in similar 'minded' studies?

In Reinhart and Rogoff (2010), the authors purported to have found empirical evidence that going over the 90% of public debt threshold was harmful for the country. However, in 2013 (I think), after ...
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