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Dollar overvaluation and the World Economy.

Bergsten, C.Fred. Williamson, John.
(2003)  | 9780881323511 | The Peterson Institute for Int | pbk. | book | 336pp | Availability last checked: 23/8/2017
AUD 44.95 (inc. GST), AUD 40.86 (ex. GST),
The dollar rose by about 35 per cent in real terms from 1995 through the end of 2001, supporting the booming US economy of the late 1990s but pushing the current account deficit to a record high of almost 5 per cent of GDP. This special report provides alternative views of how large a dollar depreciation...

Has globalization gone far enough?: the costs of fragmented international markets.

Lawrence, Robert Z. Bradford, Scott.
(2004)  | 9780881323498 | The Peterson Institute for Int | pbk. | book | 112pp | Availability last checked: 23/8/2017
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Has globalization gone far enough? This study uses the underlying data from Purchasing Power Parity Surveys to estimate the potential benefits from fully integrating goods markets among major OECD countries. These data are particularly useful because every effort has been made to ensure that they are...

Financing development : the power of regionalism.

Birdsall, Nancy. Rojas-Suarez, Liliana.
(2004)  | 9780881323535 | The Peterson Institute for Int | pbk. | book | 200pp | Availability last checked: 23/8/2017
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The reciprocal opening of markets for goods and financial services provides opportunities for foreign direct investment and its related fresh inflow of long-term capital, and developing countries must have sustained access to these markets in order to grow. Global integration efforts are essential in...

Targeted education subsidies in developing countries : a review of recent experience.

Morley, Samuel. Coady, David.
(2003)  | 9780881323573 | The Peterson Institute for Int | pbk. | book | 160pp | Availability last checked: 30/8/2017
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Programmes that subsidize poor families who keep their children in school are part of a new approach to poverty reduction in developing countries. Observations show that these ""Cash for Education"" programmes help reduce poverty in the short run by raising the earning power of these children in the...

The Millennium challenge account : a new era for US foreign assistance?

Radelet, Steven.
(2003)  | 9780881323542 | The Peterson Institute for Int | pbk. | book | 212pp | Availability last checked: 23/8/2017
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This study reviews the key issues in the debate about the effectiveness of development assistance, including the multiple objectives of foreign aid, the process for selecting countries to receive aid, and how it should be delivered. It applies these lessons to President Bush's proposed Millennium Challenge...

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World on the move : consumption patterns in a more equal global economy.

Hellebrandt, Tomas. Mauro, Paulo.
(2017)  | 9780881327168 | The Peterson Institute for Int | pbk. | book | 166pp
AUD 42.95 (inc. GST), AUD 39.05 (ex. GST),
The world is poised on the threshold of economic changes that will reduce theincome gap between the rich and poor on a global scale while reshaping patternsof consumption. Rapid economic growth in emerging-market economies is projectedto enable consumers worldwide to spend proportionately less on food...

Economic sanctions reconsidered.

Elliott, Kimberly Ann Hufbauer, Gary Schott, Jeffrey Elliott, Kimberly. Hufbauer, Gary. Oegg, Barbara. Schott, Jeffrey.
(2017)  | 9780881324082 | The Peterson Institute for Int | hbk. | 3 ed.,  | book | 248pp | Availability last checked: 23/8/2017
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Economic sanctions continue to play an important role in the response toterrorism, nuclear proliferation, military conflicts, and other foreign policycrises. But poor design and implementation of sanctions policies often mean thatthey fall short of their desired effects. This landmark study, first publishedin...

Banking's final exam : can us and european union banks withstand another crisis.

Goldstein, Morris.
(2017)  | 9780881327052 | The Peterson Institute for Int | pbk. | book | 350pp | Availability last checked: 13/9/2017
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In the wake of the global economic and financial crisis, bank supervisors in theUnited States and the European Union carried out a set of "stresstests" over the 2009-15 period. The objective was to determine which bankscould survive severely adverse economic scenarios and to order correctivemeasures...

Currency conflict and trade policy : a new strategy for the united states.

Bergsten, C. Fred. Gagnon, Joseph. Bergsten, C.
(2017)  | 9780881327267 | The Peterson Institute for Int | pbk. | book | 230pp | Availability last checked: 13/9/2017
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Conflicts over currency valuations are a recurrent feature of the modern globaleconomy. To strengthen their international competitiveness, many countriesresort to buying foreign currencies to make their exports cheaper and theirimports more expensive. In the first decade of the 21st century, for example,China's...


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