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

chart courtesy of voltagecreative


Prior Bailouts as a % of US GDP

via mindtangle (note that this data is already old!)


Global Bailouts per National GDP

chart courtesy of Portfolio


via Agora Financial


Calculating the Total Bailout Costs (December 2008)

Big Bailouts, Bigger Bucks (November 2008)

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