Is the U.S. Current-Account Deficit Sustainable?

Schott, Francis H.
July 2000
Business Economics;Jul2000, Vol. 35 Issue 3, p72
Academic Journal
Discusses how long the account deficits of the United States (U.S.) can be sustained before causing damage to the country and global economics. Impact of the dependence of the U.S. on capital flows; Reason for studying the causes of the account deficit of the U.S.; Importance of risk management in mitigating adversities from the U.S. accounts.


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