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Paul Romer (Nobel '18) offered a pithy aphorism a few years ago: "Everyone wants progress. Nobody wants change."

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The US Net International Investment Position, aka "Debtor Nation"

US investors of all types--individual, corporate, government--purchase debt and equity issued in other countries.