Paul Krugman writes on debt and austerity some more, and a link to Steve Roth’s post It’s private debt from December 2011 is mentioned in comments near the start of that thread. Steve’s post had 101 comments of a serious nature and is a really good thread I believe.
Clifford Clark’s post at ataxingmatter* is worth a more complete look. This also brings to mind Steve Keen’s work on private debt and the economy on his blog Debt Watch as well as Lane Kenworthy’s exploration of poverty and severe poverty at Consider the Evidence, and Angry Bear Robert Waldmann’s recent posts here and here. […]