29 min

National debt: Acceptable imbalance Quartz Obsession

    • Business

As individuals, we know it’s not great to have too much debt. But at the macro level, that narrative falls apart. In fact, most governments need some debt to take care of their people, especially in the wake of a crisis like a pandemic. How a country invests in itself—and how its leaders talk about that investment—says a lot about how it sees its future.
Sponsored by EY
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Episode art by Eric Helgas, styled by Alex Citrin-Safadi
Transcript: https://qz.com/2158771

As individuals, we know it’s not great to have too much debt. But at the macro level, that narrative falls apart. In fact, most governments need some debt to take care of their people, especially in the wake of a crisis like a pandemic. How a country invests in itself—and how its leaders talk about that investment—says a lot about how it sees its future.
Sponsored by EY
Is your technology moving fast enough to realize your ambitions? Learn more in the latest EY Tech Horizon Survey.
Episode art by Eric Helgas, styled by Alex Citrin-Safadi
Transcript: https://qz.com/2158771

29 min

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