February 1, 1992

Public Debt Controversies

An Essay in Reconciliation
  • Richard Wagner

    Distinguished Senior Fellow, F. A. Hayek Program for Advanced Study in Philosophy, Politics and Economics
  • Karen Vaughn

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The postwar literature on public debt might be described as a three-ring circus, for it contains three distinct lines of analysis and argumentation that reflect different methodological and theoretical presumptions.

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