Have you ever wondered what the influence of a crisis is on the government debt of a country? In this video we explore how WWI, WWII, and the coronavirus pandemic influenced the government debt of the USA as a percentage of GDP from 1900 to December 2021.
Tools: python, pandas, tkinter
Pre 1966: IMF (https://data.imf.org/?sk=806ED027-520D-497F-9052-63EC199F5E63)
Post 1966: U.S. Office of Management and Budget and Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, Federal Debt: Total Public Debt as Percent of Gross Domestic Product [GFDEGDQ188S], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/GFDEGDQ188S, April 14, 2022.
Collected data and formatted data: https://www.sjdataviz.com/data
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