External Deficits and the Dollar
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External Deficits and the Dollar The Pit and the Pendulum by Ralph C. Bryant

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Published by Brookings Institution Press .
Written in English


  • Economics, Finance, Business and Industry,
  • International - General,
  • Balance of trade,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Business/Economics,
  • United States,
  • Balance of payments

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Edition Notes

ContributionsPeter Hooper (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages147
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8049776M
ISBN 10081571145X
ISBN 109780815711452

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External Deficits and the Dollar, containing papers and research materials generated for a Brookings workshop held early in , provides cogent answers to all these questions. The papers both explain the recent history and shed light on policy options for dealing with the deficit and the dollar in the future. External Deficits and the Dollar: the Pit and the Pendulum. External deficits and the dollar: The pit and the pendulum. Downloadable! In the absence of US fiscal adjustment and a further correction of the dollar, the current account deficit is headed to $ trillion by (8 to percent of GDP) and net US foreign liabilities to over $8 trillion (50 percent of GDP). According to CGD/IIE Senior Fellow William R. Cline, the rising trade deficit and associated borrowing from abroad are now financing a decline.

of the dollar, the U.S. current account, and the U.S. external position over the past 3 decades. It then discusses several factors—measurement issues related to the real exchange rate and the U.S. current account balance, the role of oil prices and the terms of trade more generally. Richard is the author of one of my favorite books called The Dollar Crisis: Causes, Consequences, Cures John Mauldin, Thoughts from the Frontline For a preview of how it might play out, consult Richard Duncan’s recently revised book, The Dollar Crisis: Causes, Consequences, Cures. Just try to sleep after digesting its thesis that the world Cited by: Debt and the dollar The United States damages future living standards by borrowing itself into a deceptively deep hole. By L. Josh Bivens. The United States is currently borrowing $ billion annually from foreign lenders to finance the gap between payments to and receipts from the rest of the world, an amount equivalent to $5, per American household. Cruzado Plan was, not surprisingly, sounded by the moratorium on external interest payments. 5 External Debt, Budget Deficits, and Inflation In January Brazil faced an external debt of $ billion, amounting to more than one-third of GDP. Debt service requirements remained onerous,Cited by: 3.

  According to the International Monetary Fund, the U.S. dollar is the most popular. As of the fourth quarter of , it makes up over 60% of all known central bank foreign exchange makes it the de facto global currency, even though it doesn't hold an official title. Get print book. No eBook available. world's largest eBookstore. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Go to Google Play Now» The dollar, debt, and the trade deficit. Anthony M. Solomon. New York University Press External/ United States Export sales Export sales contracts Exports Foreign exchange Foreign.   The global economic crisis has revealed the folly of large U.S. budget and trade deficits, as well as of the strong dollar that makes them possible. If it is serious about recovery, the United States must balance the budget, stimulate private saving, and embrace a declining by:   A trade deficit is a negative headwind for the U.S. dollar, but it can still appreciate due to other factors. A trade deficit means that the United States is buying more goods and services from.