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What are the risks to the United States of a current account reversal?


  • Diego Valderrama


This Economic Letter turns to the recent empirical literature to learn more about the potential risks to the U.S. economy of a possible current account reversal and about the factors that are associated with more disruptive corrections.

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  • Diego Valderrama, 2006. "What are the risks to the United States of a current account reversal?," FRBSF Economic Letter, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, issue oct27.
  • Handle: RePEc:fip:fedfel:y:2006:i:oct27:n:2006-29

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    1. Guillermo A. Calvo & Alejandro Izquierdo & Ernesto Talvi, 2006. "Phoenix Miracles in Emerging Markets: Recovering without Credit from Systemic Financial Crises," Research Department Publications 4474, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department.
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    1. Algieri, Bernardina & Bracke, Thierry, 2007. "Patterns of current account adjustment: insights from past experience," Working Paper Series 762, European Central Bank.

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