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Is the the majority of the "At household level" paragraph in the criticism section needed? Actually not even sure why most of the criticism section is even included. ThorOdinsonThor (talk) 16:49, 28 September 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]

The criticism section needs rewriting. Here are some relevant references:
Graeber, D. (2012). Debt: The first 5000 years. Penguin UK.
Riley, S. P. (2016). The Politics of Global Debt. Springer.
Douglas, A. X. (2015). The philosophy of debt. Routledge.
Hager, S. B. (2016). Public Debt, Inequality, and Power: The Making of a Modern Debt State. University of California Press.
Hudson, M. (2015). Killing the Host: How Financial Parasites and Debt Bondage Destroy the Global Economy. CounterPunch.
Kuzminski, A. (2013). The ecology of money: Debt, growth, and sustainability. Lexington Books.
Lazzarato, M. (2012). The Making of the Indebted Man: An Essay on the Neoliberal Condition. Semiotext.
Stellinga, B., Hoog, J. de, & Vries, C. de. (2021). Money and Debt: The Public Role of Banks. WRR Netherlands Scientific Council for Government Policy. (talk) 09:29, 4 October 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Debt vs liability[edit]

Is there any difference between debt and liability (as used in accounting)? Nemohuman (talk) 21:29, 31 March 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Yes. Debts are created by borrowing and court orders. An obligation that does not arise from either of these is a liability, but not a debt. (talk) 19:39, 7 May 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]