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United States Trade Deficit and the "New Economy" (ICPSR 1213)
Principal Investigator(s): Pakko, Michael R., Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Amidst the overall strength and longevity of the United States economic expansion of the 1990s, a growing current account deficit is one indicator that often is viewed with concern. In this article, the author discusses some basic economic principles about current accounts and how they relate to the United States experience during the 1990s. He suggests that recent deficits should not be thought of as a source of weakness in an otherwise vigorous economy, but rather, that they are reflective of the same forces underlying recent economic strength.
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Pakko, Michael R. United States Trade Deficit and the "New Economy". ICPSR01213-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2000-01-18. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR01213.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR01213.v1
Scope of Study
Subject Terms: economic expansion, economic growth, trade
Geographic Coverage: United States
Data Collection Notes:
(1) The file submitted is 9909mp.xls, an Excel data file. (2) These data are part of ICPSR's Publication-Related Archive and are distributed exactly as they arrived from the data depositor. ICPSR has not checked or processed this material. Users should consult the investigator(s) if further information is desired.
Original ICPSR Release: 2000-01-18
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