Visualizing the Reinhart and Rogoff Public Debt Study

This is an attempt to visualize the Reinhart and Rogoff debt study, using a dataset put together by Herndon et al.. It has triggered a very lively discussion all around, including making it to the Colbert Show. You can find a nice summary on the Next New Deal blog.

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Note: This interactive application was created using rCharts, shiny and Polychart. An accompanying blog post and reproducible source code will be posted on github.