More Bailout Comparisons

Last week’s discussion on the size of the bailout expenditures generated some interesting buzz. A few others picked up on the size, and created a few different ways to depict the amount of money involved.

These have been my favorites: > Bailout Pie Chart bailout-pie.png

chart courtesy of voltagecreative

> Prior Bailouts as a % of US GDP bailout-gdp.png via mindtangle (note that this data is already old!)

> Global Bailouts per National GDP globalbailout.gif

chart courtesy of Portfolio



via Agora Financial


Previously: Calculating the Total Bailout Costs (December 2008)

Big Bailouts, Bigger Bucks (November 2008)

Originally published at The Big Picture blog and reproduced here with the author’s permission.

One Response to "More Bailout Comparisons"

  1. Guest   December 12, 2008 at 2:40 pm

    Great piece and data!