Strategic Analysis | May 2006
Can the Growth in the US Current Account Deficit Be Sustained?
The Growing Burden of Servicing Foreign-owned U.S. Debt
Can the growth in the current account deficit be sustained? How does the flow of deficits feed the stock of debt? How will the burden of servicing this debt affect future deficits and economic growth? President Dimitri B. Papadimitriou and Research Scholars Edward Chilcote and Gennaro Zezza address these and other questions in a new Strategic Analysis.