United States : Selected Issues

Author/Editor:

International Monetary Fund

Publication Date:

August 5, 2003

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

This Selected Issues paper analyzes the United State’s (U.S.) household savings role in supporting the U.S. recovery; and focuses on the market for single-family housing, and the importance for household balance sheets. It discusses the underfunding of corporate pension plans, macroeconomic, and policy implications; the U.S. fiscal position, and reviews the causes of the fiscal crisis. It examines the impact of energy shocks, energy policy, and the taxation role. It analyzes the growth in linkages between the United States and other G-7 countries, and the regional and bilateral trade links issues.

Series:

Country Report No. 03/245

Subject:

English

Publication Date:

August 5, 2003

ISBN/ISSN:

9781451839623/1934-7685

Stock No:

1USAEA0032003

Price:

$15.00 (Academic Rate:$15.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

101

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