The Determinants of United States Foreign Economic Policy

  • Henry C. Wallich
Part of the International Economic Association Series book series (IEA)


It has been said that the United States is important to the world; the world is not particularly important to the United States. This is the simple consequence of the United States being a large and rich country. Its ramifications go far to determine United States policies. They also determine the automatic responses of the United States economy to the rest of the world, quite aside from discretionary policy decisions.


United States Foreign Investment European Central Bank Reserve Currency Optimum Currency Area 


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© International Economic Association 1971

Authors and Affiliations

  • Henry C. Wallich
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  1. 1.Yale UniversityUSA

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