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On 31 August 2008, credit tightening had surged to 65 percent. 5 percent while institutions used public money to rebuild their balance sheets. It does not take a genius to appreciate that one way or another this is going to come to an end, and the end may well be the self-destruction of the American dream. 2 Macroeconomic Challenges 1. A common thread in financial crises There is a common thread in practically all financial crises, and this is irrational exuberance. Even if in 2003–6 interest rates were at rock bottom, it was irrational to believe that house prices would continue going up.
The public debt of Italy and Greece is over 100 percent of GDP. That of France is 68 percent;47 servicing it absorbs practically all direct personal taxes (not corporate taxes or value added tax) paid by French citizens. 3 trillion50 – and if current Yankee deficit policies continue it is projected that it will reach between 230 percent and 240 percent of GDP by 2040, which means that a disaster will befall the nation. In fact, all of the aforementioned current public debt figures are underestimates because they deliberately don’t account for all government commitments.
36 Money A mid-2008 IMF study argued that the pain of deleveraging (section 5) would be felt more keenly in “Anglo-Saxon markets,” because highly leveraged investment banks exacerbate credit bubbles. But even if the news from the banking industry had been bleak, not only in the two shores of the Atlantic but also all the way to Russia, an outright depression was still unlikely. This is by no means certain. A great deal depends on whether the rout of the global banking industry and the weakening of the American, European, and Asian economies turns out to be much more severe than suggested by evidence up to the end of October 2008.