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Global imbalances and U.S. policy responses

a Canadian perspective

by Richard G. Lipsey

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Published by Canadian-American Committee in [S.l.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Balance of trade.,
    • Balance of trade -- United States.,
    • Balance of payments.,
    • Balance of payments -- United States.,
    • United States -- Commercial policy.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRichard G. Lipsey and Murray G. Smith.
      ContributionsSmith, Murray G. 1952-, Canadian-American Committee.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHF1014 .L57 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 51 p. ;
      Number of Pages51
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2478853M
      ISBN 100888061722
      LC Control Number87212672

      Global Imbalances and the Financial Crisis is a timely work that offers thoughtful analysis and recommendations. It makes an important and sober case that without action to deal with global. Macroeconomic Imbalances in the United States effective public policy responses to important economic problems that profoundly affect the quality of life in context, a more systematic view will be used to analyze the relationship between the U.S. imbalances and the global financial markets. This will lead to the conclusion that the.

      The theory of global imbalances: mainstream economics vs. structural Keynesianism1 Abstract Prior to the financial crisis there was much debate about global trade imbalances. Prima facie, the imbalances seem a significant problem. However, acknowledging that would question mainstream economics’ celebratory stance toward Size: KB. failures and policy errors, mainly on the part of the U.S. Others put forward various mechanisms through which global imbalances are claimed to have played a prime role in causing the financial collapse. Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson argued, for example, that the high savings of China, oil exporters, and other surplus countriesFile Size: KB.

      heavily from the rest of the world, and the U.S. net international investment position deteriorated by trillion dollars. A commonly-held view in policy circles, expressed, for example, by Bivens () and Scott, Jorgensen, and Hall (), is that the U.S. trade deficits generated by. Committee for Economic Development L Street N.W., Suite Washington, D.C. Main Number Fax


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The seminar will discuss the risks from the current configuration of excess imbalances, and the possible policy responses to correct macroeconomic policy and structural distortions, including on the trade front, to correct these excess imbalances in a growth friendly way. Join the conversation via #GlobalImbalances.

Recommended Reading. Global imbalances refers to the situation where some countries have more assets than the other countries. In theory, when the current account is in balance, it has a zero value: inflows and outflows of capital will be cancelled by eachif the current account is persistently Global imbalances and U.S.

policy responses book deficits for certain period it is said to show an inequilibrium. See Ben S. Bernanke (), "The Global Saving Glut and the U.S. Current Account Deficit," speech delivered at the Sandridge Lecture, Virginia Association of Economists, Richmond, Va., March 10; and Ben S.

Bernanke (), "Global Imbalances: Recent Developments and Prospects," speech delivered at the Bundesbank Lecture, Berlin, Germany, September First, these external imbalances are to a significant extent a market phenomenon and, in the case of the U.S. deficit, reflect the attractiveness of both the U.S.

economy overall and the depth, liquidity, and legal safeguards associated with its capital markets. 9 Of course, some foreign governments have intervened in foreign exchange markets.

Global Imbalances and the U.S. Trade Deficit Reviewing the macro-financial literature on global imbalances, we find a failure to acknowledge that the US current account deficit is, in part. In book: Global Imbalances, Exchange Rates and Stabilization Policy, pp evidence on the causes of these crises as well as the appropriate policy responses.

These papers, prepared for a. Global Imbalances and Financial Fragility Ricardo J. Caballero, Arvind Krishnamurthy. NBER Working Paper No. Issued in January NBER Program(s):Asset Pricing, Economic Fluctuations and Growth, International Finance and Macroeconomics The U.S.

is currently engulfed in the most severe financial crisis since the Great Depression. This book showcases research by leading experts on the macroeconomic and labor market dimensions of the financial crisis of – It provides a global overview, interpreting the causes.

This is a three part series looking at Global imbalances: their causes, impacts and possible resolutions. Part 1 highlights the build up in imbalances and what effect the global financial crisis has had.

Part 2 will look at the future of these imbalances and the likelihood. To minimize the risk of greater global imbalances, U.S. policymakers should rethink U.S. fiscal policy and focus on the transatlantic imbalances, not the bilateral trade deficit with China.

The Great Recession of Causes, Consequences and Policy Responses* Starting in mid, the global financial crisis quickly metamorphosed from the bursting of the housing bubble in the US to the worst recession the world has witnessed for over six decades.

Through an in-depth review of the crisis in terms of the causes, consequences and. Global Imbalances and the U.S. Trade Deficit By Robert A.

Blecker* Revised May * Professor and Chair, Department of Economics, and Affiliate Faculty, School of International Service, American University, Washington, [email protected] This is the second draft of a chapter to be published in After the Great Recession: KeynesianCited by: 3.

In Global Imbalances and the Lessons of Bretton Woods, Barry Eichengreen takes issue with the argument that today's international financial system is largely analogous to the Bretton Woods System of the period to Then, as now, it has been argued, the United States ran balance of payment deficits, provided international reserves to Cited by:   Did global imbalances cause the global crisis.

This column summarises the variety of explanations of the relationship between imbalances and the crisis. While the debate continues, it suggests that, as a matter of prudence, policies to contain global imbalances may still be warranted even if they did not trigger the crisis.

commonly held view in policy circles, expressed, for example, in Scott (), is that U.S. trade deficits generated by this borrowing have played an important role in the decline in U.S. goods- sector employment and that rebalancing U.S. trade will reverse a large part of this trend.

Presidential Address at the Twenty-Fourth International Atlantic Economic Conference, September 3–5,New York, New York. This paper elaborates on some of the themes developed in Lipsey and Smith,Global Imbalances and U.S. Policy Responses: A Canadian Perspective, Toronto: C.

Howe Institute, Cited by: 9. Global Imbalances, Financial Crisis and Economic Recovery G for resolving global imbalances may interfere with foreign policy objectives.

The purchase of U.S. Global Imbalances, Organized by IIE Washington 8 February Introduction This paper discusses global imbalances from China’s perspective. The first section is a review of American opinions on global imbalances.

The aim of the section is to provide some insight on how the different opinions of American economists on global.This paper surveys the academic and policy debate on the roots of global imbalances, their role in the inception of the global crisis, and their prospects in its aftermath.

The coCited by: role of the global imbalances in the inception of the world crisis. Section 5 reviews the trends in global imbalances immediately after the crisis.

Section 6 discusses alternative scenarios for the future of global imbalances, their impact on developing countries, and the appropriate policy responses.