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Government Debt

government debt

see NATIONAL DEBT.
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The longer the maturity of government debt, the greater the gain from debt deflation.
With the surge in government bond flotation, Japanese authorities concluded that the Bank of Japan could no longer guarantee the repurchase of the growing volume of government debt without jeopardizing its ability to exercise monetary control.
This difference in discount rates creates a positive wealth effect, since under Mundell's assumptions government debt held by taxpayers involves a loan from low-discount-rate to high-discount-rate individuals.
The latest DOF data showed that almost three-fifths of the general government debt was composed of domestic borrowings worth P2.
This increase was primarily brought about by national government financing operations and the impact of peso depreciation on foreign debt comprising 37 percent of national government debt stock," DOF said.
Compared with the second quarter of 2011, the government debt to GDP ratio rose in both the euro area (from 87.
M2 EQUITYBITES-September 30, 2011--Finnish government debt rises by EUR100m in Q2 2011(C)2011 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.
The opposition asked Monday that part of the money that Macedonia is going to withdraw from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in the total amount of 86 million dollars be used for repayment of the government debt to domestic firms.
Fitch Ratings said Monday it will keep Japan's sovereign ratings unchanged given that the government debt burden is growing despite the recent improvement in the Japanese economy.
The net government debt of Korea as of end 2004 stood at 203.
So wouldn't dramatic yen depreciation collapse the long-term government debt market and all but force the temporary nationalization of the banking system, if not the collapse of the current public and private ruling regime?

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