America in the World Economy: A Strategy for the 1990s

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Institute for International Economics, 1988 - Business & Economics - 218 pages
This work is an analysis of the critical economic issues facing the United States both domestically and globally, which looks forward to the 1990s. The author propounds a strategy of competitive interdependence to address the macroeconomic, monetary, financial and trade components of the problems.

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Annex 197
The Economic Setting
The Global Framework

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C. Fred Bergsten has been director of the Peterson Institute for International Economics since its creation in 1981. Dr. Bergsten has been the most widely quoted think-tank economist in the world over the eight-year period 19972005. He was ranked in the top 50 "Who Really Moves the Markets?" by Fidelity Investment's Worth, and as "one of the ten people who can change your life" in USA Today. Dr. Bergsten was assistant secretary for international affairs of the US Treasury (197781). He also functioned as undersecretary for monetary affairs (198081), representing the United States on the G-5 Deputies and in preparing G-7 summits. Bergsten coordinated US foreign economic policy in the White House as assistant for international economic affairs (196971) to Dr. Henry Kissinger at the National Security Council. Dr. Bergsten has authored, coauthored, or edited 40 books on international economic issues.

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