The Economic Consequences of the Peace

The Creditor/Debtor Paradox: Heiner Flassbeck Comments On The German Experience

June 30, 2013
In this two part series, former German finance minister, Heiner Flassbeck, discusses the unbearable debt imposed on Germany by the Treaty of Versailles after WWI, the subsequent debt forgiveness & restructuring of Germany’s external debt after WWII and Germany’s position today as a European creditor nation