2008 financial crisis

spain public finances

Perseverare Diabolicum

Last week the Council decided that Spain and Portugal’s recent efforts to reduce deficit were not enough. This lead to the two countries being fined, the first time this happens since the inception of the euro.

 


capitalism1

Yes, Capitalism Is Ailing

I will try to demonstrate the unusual and ground-breaking phenomena which led to the Big Financial Crisis of 2008 with data related to the US, but can also be replicated for other countries which lived through a speculative bubble (if there were any statistics available. Trying to get similar figures from the Bank of Spain or the National Statistics Institute is a major headache).