International adjustment and financing : the lessons from 1985-1991 / C. Fred Bergsten, editor

Location:
Retrieving Holdings Information
Subjects: Balance of trade--Congresses
Foreign exchange administration--Congresses
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Washington, D.C. : Institute for International Economics, [1991]
LC Classification: H, HF
Physical Description: xiii, 335 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Preface / C. Fred Bergsten
1. Introduction / Paul R. Krugman 1
2. The United States 13
US External Adjustment: Progress, Prognosis, and Interpretation / William R. Cline 15
A Sectoral Assessment of the US Current Account Deficit: Performance and Prospects / Allen J. Lenz 56
Comments / Peter Hooper, Robert Z. Lawrence 103
Reply / William R. Cline 118
3. Japan 121
Surprises and Lessons From Japanese External Adjustment in 1985-91 / Masaru Yoshitomi 123
Comments / Richard C. Marston, Peter A. Petri 145
4. Germany 153
German External Adjustment Since 1985 / Norbert Walter 155
Comments / Richard N. Cooper, Horst Schulmann 178
5. The Great Exchange Rate Controversy: Trade Balances and the International Monetary System / Robert A. Mundell 187
Comment / John Williamson 239
6. Why No Hard Landing? / Stephen Marris 245
Comment / Herbert Stein 262
7. What Have We Learned About the International Adjustment Process? / Peter B. Kenen 265
8. Has the Adjustment Process Worked? / Paul R. Krugman 275
Appendix-Conference Participants 323
Additional Authors: Bergsten, C. Fred, 1941-
Notes: LCCN: 91040029
ISBN: 0881321427 :$34.95
ISBN: 0881321125 (pbk.) :$24.95
"November 1991."
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 24871035
ISBN/ISSN: 0881321427
0881321125