Dollar Adjustment: How Far? Against What?

Dollar Adjustment: How Far? Against What?

by John Williamson, C. Fred Bergsten
     
 
Building on the highly successful 2003 volume, Dollar Overvaluation and the World Economy, this book assesses the progress that has been made to date in correcting the sizable misalignments of key national currencies that developed in the late 1990s and early 2000s. The new volume examines how much dollar decline is needed for the United States to achieve a

Overview

Building on the highly successful 2003 volume, Dollar Overvaluation and the World Economy, this book assesses the progress that has been made to date in correcting the sizable misalignments of key national currencies that developed in the late 1990s and early 2000s. The new volume examines how much dollar decline is needed for the United States to achieve a sustainable current account position and what the impact of a major dollar realignment would be on other economies around the world. It stresses the need for China and other Asian countries to participate actively in this adjustment process and also features new ideas on the effectiveness of intervention in moving exchange rates in a desired direction. Dollar Adjustment brings together perspectives from government, industry, and academia in several of the key countries..

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780881323788
Publisher:
Peterson Institute for International Economics
Publication date:
10/10/2004
Pages:
300
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

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