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Consequences of Balanced Trade between the United States and its Pacific Rim Trading Partners 1

Richard L. Drobnick and Selwyn Enzer

in Trade Policy and Corporate Business Decisions

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195055382
eISBN:
9780199855056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195055382.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This chapter demonstrates how policy goals at the aggregate macro policy level are translated to trade flows (exports and imports) and at the analytical level. The different patterns of trade ... More


The New Old Economy: Networks, Institutions, and the Organizational Transformation of American Manufacturing

Josh Whitford

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199286010
eISBN:
9780191713903
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286010.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

American manufacturing is in crisis: the sector lost three million jobs between 2000 and 2003 as the American trade deficit shot to record highs. Manufacturers have increasingly decentralized ... More


Bear Market (1970–81)

Charles R. Geisst

in Wall Street: A History

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195130867
eISBN:
9780199871155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130863.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Financial Economics

Stock market falls in 1970 after Wall Street crisis. War related inflation and high interest rates prevail. Paul Volcker assumes control at Fed. Historically high interest rates. High value of the ... More


Banking, Public Finance, and the Economy: Greece, 1919–1933

George B. Dertilis and Constantine Costis

in Banking, Currency, and Finance in Europe Between the Wars

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198288039
eISBN:
9780191596230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198288034.003.0019
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Economic History

Three chronic economic problems afflicted Greece during the inter‐war period: the deficit on the trade account, high public expenditure combined with comparatively low revenues, and a heavy public ... More


The U.S. Saving Deficiency, Current-Account Deficits, and Deindustrialization: Hard versus Soft Landings

Ronald I. McKinnon

in The Unloved Dollar Standard: From Bretton Woods to the Rise of China

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199937004
eISBN:
9780199980703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199937004.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Because of the dollar's unique status as “international money,” the United States has borrowed seemingly without restraint from the rest of the world—mainly Germany and Japan in the 1980s, and then ... More


The US Connection of Hong Kong in China's “One Country, Two Economies” System*

Y. Y. Kueh

in Pax Sinica: Geopolitics and Economics of China's Ascendance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888083824
eISBN:
9789888180158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083824.003.0005
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter concentrates mainly on the unique phenomenon of sanlai or sanji Chinese exports, in a bid to isolate the possible size of the Hong Kong components as a contribution to resolving the ... More


On the Persistence of Trade Imbalances: Evidence from Europe

Helge Berger and Volker Nitsch

in Global Interdependence, Decoupling, and Recoupling

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019804
eISBN:
9780262314442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019804.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Does exchange rate variability affect the speed of external adjustment? This chapter studies bilateral trade balances for a sample of 18 European countries over the period from 1948 through 2008. The ... More


The End of Empire?

C. T. Sandars

in America’s Overseas Garrisons: The Leasehold Empire

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296874
eISBN:
9780191685293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296874.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses the weakening of the leasehold empire of the U.S. during the mid-1980s. Analysts consider the gradual erosion of the exceptional position occupied by the U.S. since 1945 as ... More


Latin America’s Pivot toward Asia

Carol Wise

in Dragonomics: How Latin America Is Maximizing (or Missing Out on) China's International Development Strategy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780300224092
eISBN:
9780300252378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300224092.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This concluding chapter summarizes the book’s conceptual framework with regard to China’s economic integration with select LAC countries since 2000. The author disputes realist interpretations of ... More


The Great Recession Ended More Than a Year Ago—so, “Mission Accomplished”?

Josh Bivens and Lawrence Mishel

in Failure by Design: The Story behind America's Broken Economy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450150
eISBN:
9780801460654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450150.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter argues that while the Great Recession has passed its consequences can still leave long-term negative effects upon the population unless further job growth is encouraged and unemployment ... More


India’s Foreign Trade: Recent Patterns, Challenges, and Prospects

Malini Chakravarty

in Economics: Volume 2: India and the International Economy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199458943
eISBN:
9780199086894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199458943.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the recent pattern of India’s merchandise trade and tries to understand whether, and to what extent, the surge in trade, in particular exports, in the recent period can be seen ... More


Creating a Region: China’s Economic Statecraft in Central and Eastern Europe

James Reilly

in Orchestration: China's Economic Statecraft Across Asia and Europe

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197526347
eISBN:
9780197526378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197526347.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter begins with China’s ambitious effort to create an entirely new regional grouping: the China–CEEC (Central and Eastern European Countries) Partnership, or “16+1.” Despite the paucity of ... More


International Financial Issues in the Pacific Rim: Global Imbalances, Financial Liberalization, and Exchange Rate Policy

Takatoshi Ito and Andrew K. Rose (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226386829
eISBN:
9780226387086
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226387086.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

The imbalanced, yet mutually beneficial, trading relationship between the United States and Asia has long been one of international finance's most perplexing mysteries. Although the United States ... More


Explaining the Rise of Anti-System Parties: Inequality, Debt, and the Crisis

Jonathan Hopkin

in Anti-System Politics: The Crisis of Market Liberalism in Rich Democracies

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190699765
eISBN:
9780190097707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190699765.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

This chapter analyzes the electoral successes of anti-system forces, looking at how differences in the social, economic, and political institutions in rich democracies determine the extent and nature ... More


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