United States : Selected Issues

Author/Editor:

International Monetary Fund

Publication Date:

August 24, 2001

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

This Selected Issues paper analyzes the condition of household, corporate, and bank balance sheets; sustainability of the U.S. external current account deficit; the impact of a slowdown in the growth on the euro area economy; and the implications of the reduction in U.S. treasury securities for monetary policy and financial markets. The study discusses the pros and cons of investing government assets in private securities; the recent changes in agricultural support policy and their impact on other countries; technological innovations and the adoption of new technologies.

Series:

Country Report No. 01/149

Subject:

English

Publication Date:

August 24, 2001

ISBN/ISSN:

9781451839586/1934-7685

Stock No:

1USAEA0022001

Price:

$15.00 (Academic Rate:$15.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

110

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