National Debt in the Bail-out Era

by cactus

A Graphical Look at the National Debt in the Bail-out Era

Apologies for the lighter than normal posting, but things have been very hectic around here. Aside from some health issues facing my wife and work being particularly interesting right now, I’m reviewing a lot of stuff that is coming back fast and furious from the illustrator for my (our, actually, as I have a co-author) book which comes out later this year.

Meanwhile, last minute we ended up needing an “Obama chapter.” Here’s a graph that was produced on the fly for that chapter (before the illustrator does his magic and makes it really look snazzy):

That’s all I got. Reach your own conclusions.

Data sources…
Debt comes from the the Treasury.
CPI and Population come from Fred.
by cactus