Public debt and borrowing power in Italy and in the US

Briscuso, Ariela (A.A. 2020/2021) Public debt and borrowing power in Italy and in the US. Tesi di Laurea in Public law, Luiss Guido Carli, relatore Nicola Lupo, pp. 52. [Bachelor's Degree Thesis]

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The American and the Italian constitutional framework of borrowing and budget formation power. An initial reflection about Jefferson’s letter to Madison: public debt as a burden on future generations. The American constitutional discipline of borrowing and budget formation power: “borrowing power” in the American Constitution and debt ceiling. The Italian constitutional discipline of “borrowing” and budget formation power. Public debt in Italy and in the US: a brief illustration of the evolution in relation to the legal framework. Public debt and budget in Italy: the evolution of debt in time from law no. 62/1964 to the present by way of law no. 362/1988. Public debt and budget in the US: the evolution of debt in time from congressional budget and impoundment control act of 1974 to Trump adm. Conclusions: debt, separation of powers and democracy: a comparison between a presidential and a parliamentary system. Public debt and democracy: public debt as linked to the thrive for democratic consensus or as a threat to democracy? Separation of powers and borrowing power: the role of the executive and of the legislative. Parliamentary vs presidential system: are parliamentary constitutional systems and electorally proportional systems linked to larger public debts and deficits?


Bibliografia: pp. 46-51.

Thesis Type: Bachelor's Degree Thesis
Institution: Luiss Guido Carli
Degree Program: Bachelor's Degree Programs > Bachelor's Degree Program in Political Science (L36)
Chair: Public law
Thesis Supervisor: Lupo, Nicola
Academic Year: 2020/2021
Session: Summer
Deposited by: Alessandro Perfetti
Date Deposited: 27 Sep 2021 07:25
Last Modified: 27 Sep 2021 07:25


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