TITLE

Money, Manufacturing, and the Strong Dollar

AUTHOR(S)
Humpage, Owen F.
PUB. DATE
July 2001
SOURCE
Economic Commentary;Jul2001, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Argues that monetary policy cannot alter the international competitiveness of U.S. firms by manipulating exchange rates. Manner in which the U.S. Central Bank can influence the competitiveness of a firm; Difference between nominal exchange rates and real exchange rates; Effect of the role of foreign savings in the appreciation of the U.S. dollar on investments in the U.S.
ACCESSION #
5147794

 

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