Bibliography: Why the US Is Worse Off Than Greece
In case this week's Global View column got your attention, here are links to some of the primary sources used for your further reading:
Here's the release from the Greek government detailing the austerity plan (note that the link opens a PDF).
Here is where you can look at Greece's tax statistics, which should just how much money the country is losing to tax evasion.
Here are the assumptions and sensitvity analysis on the Fy11 US budget (Warning: Scary stuff!). (Link also opens a PDF.)
And finally, here's John Mauldin's summary, citing the Bank of International Settlements study, of just how bad the debt crisis in the developed world is going to get. (Recommended reading. Also very scary stuff!)