- Publisher: Al-Qadisiyah Journal for Administrative and Economic Sciences
- Available in: pdf
- DOI: DOI:10.33916/23.1.2021/54-61
Corresponding Author: Riyam Nadhim Braiber
Abstract : The public debt is one of the variables that result from the financial policy and whose effects are reflected in the variables of economic performance in different countries, due to the deficit in their public budgets due to the outweighing of public expenditures over public revenues, and the phenomenon of internal public debt in Iraq has emerged in different dimensions that the Iraqi economy suffered Since the eighties of the last century, and it increased after 2003 due to the pursuit of economic policies that negatively affected its economic situation, especially the variables of economic performance, which led all of this to the accumulation of the total public debt from it and the decrease in its revenues from foreign currencies. The research came to discuss the conceptual aspect of the internal public debt and its theoretical origin. As well as the most important characteristics of the national economy and the trend of the internal public debt during the period (2003-2018). The research concluded that some fluctuations occurred in the path of internal debt and their correlation with fluctuations in the path of GDP and the volume of exports during the same period.
Key words: Iraq, total public debt, internal public debt, GDP, exports.