TITLE

The dollar and U.S. imports after 1985

AUTHOR(S)
Klitgaard, Thomas
PUB. DATE
September 1993
SOURCE
Quarterly Review (01476580);Autumn93, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Investigates whether the dollar retains power to influence demand for foreign goods. Import increase from dollar reduction; Advantages in American markets of import demand resilience; Import behavior.
ACCESSION #
9403110991

 

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