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U.S. balance-of-payments policies and international monetary reform

Gottfried Haberler

U.S. balance-of-payments policies and international monetary reform

a critical analysis

by Gottfried Haberler

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Published by American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Balance of payments -- United States.,
  • International finance.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliographical footnotes.

    Statementby Gottfried Haberler and Thomas D. Willett.
    ContributionsWillett, Thomas D., American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination92 p.
    Number of Pages92
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14536251M

    The International Monetary Fund plays a key role in operations that help a nation manage the value of its currency. The International Monetary Fund It is headquartered in Washington, D.C., has member nations, and cooperates closely with the World Bank, which we discuss in The Global Market and Developing Nations. United States, U.S. balance-of-payments deficits were the result of increases in the demand for liquid foreign exchange reserves because of underdeveloped European capital markets (see Solomon , ), these changes, in re- ducing reserve demand, would have alleviated the U. S. balance .

    The history of "US monetary imperialism" goes back to World War I and continues today, Michael Hudson explains, enforcing "neoliberal privatization policies" all over the world. Its continuation is supported by Europe, however, it has also driven "Russia, China and other members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization into an alliance to protect their economic self-sufficiency". There were two principal grounds for a growing uneasiness about monetary trends. First, efforts over the previous ten years by U.S. and European officials to agree on ways to introduce highly structured reforms into the international monetary system had ended in failure.

    This book, by Abdessatar Ouanes and Subhash Thakur presents the principal elements of macroeconomic accounting and analysis for the real, fiscal, monetary, and external sectors of a transition economy, using Poland as a case study. Background information, exercises, and issues for discussion are also provided. G. Haberler and T. D. Willet, “U.S. Balance of Payments Policies and International Monetary Reform: A Critical Analysis”, American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research (). Google ScholarCited by: 1.


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