A Year Inside the Beltway: Making Economic Policy in Washington

A Year Inside the Beltway: Making Economic Policy in Washington

by Sue Headlee

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780275970086
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 07/30/2002
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 14.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)
Lexile: 1250L (what's this?)

About the Author

SUE HEADLEE is Assistant Professor of Economics, Washington Semester Program in Economic Policy, American University, Washington, D.C. She is the author of The Cost of Being Female (Praeger, 1996), and The Political Economy of the American Farm: The Agrarian Roots of American Capitalism (Praeger, 1991).

Table of Contents

Preface

Introduction

Making Domestic Economic Policy in Washington

The State of the U.S. Economy

Making Fiscal Policy in Washington

Case Study: The American Welfare State

Making Monetary Policy in Washington

Case Study: The Federal Reserve as a Financial Crisis Manager

Making Labor Policy in Washington

Case Study: Women and the Economy

Making International Economic Policy in Washington

The State of the Global Economy

Making Trade Policy in Washington

Case Study: Exchange Rates and the U.S. Treasury

Making International Monetary and Financial Policy in Washington

Case Study: Reforming the International Monetary Fund

Making Economic Development Policy at the World Bank

Case Study: Economic Development of China

Conclusion

Postscript

Appendix: Economic Policymakers, Analysts, and Lobbyists

Bibliography

Index

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