How Norway's growing real estate prices might lead to a debt crisis in one of the world's most prosperous economy.
How do we finance innovation without risking a credit crisis?
A mortgage is a loan for buying real estate. This is a long-term loan in which the acquired property acts as collateral.
How the Troika's bailout policies have spurred a debt deflation in Greece
A home equity loan is a type of the second mortgage. This is a secured loan with the borrower's house as collateral.
A personal loan is a long-term unsecured loan. A personal loan allows the borrower to get a large amount for an extended period. It usually has fixed interest rates and fixed monthly payments.
How can the Fed make monetary policy serve main street as well as Wallstreet?
Richard Vague on private debt and the slowdown of growth
Nicholas Mulder examines how, despite strong fundamentals, the Dutch economy has suffered due to high levels of household debt.
Andrea Terzi on why we need to rethink the role of fiscal policy in economic stability and recovery.
How has economics explained why US households have been borrowing so much and what is missing?
Has the push for financial inclusion by the international development community hurt world's most vulnerable populations?
An excerpt from The Next Economic Disaster: Why It's Coming and How to Avoid It.
The Private Debt Project's forum on China's debt bubble and what it means for the future of the global economy. Essays by Yan Liang, Diana Choyleva, Christopher Balding, Henny Sender and Richard Vague.