The United States and the PRC: Macroeconomic Imbalances and Economic Diplomacy
AbstractThe People’s Republic of China (PRC)’s current account surplus, its growing foreign exchange reserves, and its shifting policies on exchange rate adjustment have become a central preoccupation of United States (US) trade policy. The paper considers the evolving political economy of the US policy stance and of the PRC’s response; it assesses the opportunity costs of an approach that has sometimes focused on the exchange rate to the exclusion of other issues; and it explores the ramifications for economic governance in the short- and medium-run.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Asian Development Bank Institute in its series ADBI Working Papers with number 328.
Length: 36 pages
Date of creation: 02 Dec 2011
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macroeconomic imbalances; exchange rate adjustment; prc; united states; exchange rate adjustment;
Other versions of this item:
- Philip Levy, 2011. "The United States and the PRC : Macroeconomic Imbalances and Economic Diplomacy," Macroeconomics Working Papers 23208, East Asian Bureau of Economic Research.
- Philip Levy, 2011. "The United States and the PRC : Macroeconomic Imbalances and Economic Diplomacy," Governance Working Papers 23208, East Asian Bureau of Economic Research.
- F14 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Empirical Studies of Trade
- F23 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business - - - Multinational Firms; International Business
- F31 - International Economics - - International Finance - - - Foreign Exchange
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2011-12-13 (All new papers)
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