Public debt: Safe at any speed?

Article published in the Economic Review of September 2020

In many advanced economies, public debt has been flirting with historic highs or even exceeded them, while interest rates have remained historically low, raising deep questions about the actual risks of funding large-scale post-Covid recovery plans with additional borrowing.

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