Are trade deficits that bad?

Lippens, Robert E.
April 1997
Business Economics;Apr97, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p14
Academic Journal
Evaluates an assortment of economic thought concerning the value of a trade deficit. Consumption versus investment on the balance of trade; Disaggregation of the National Income and Product Accounts (NIPA); On the burden of a trade deficit; Conclusions.


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