Monday, August 12, 2019

Trump’s Cross of Gold — Barry Eichengreen

US President Donald Trump wants to compress the United States trade deficit and enhance the competitiveness of domestic manufacturers by using tariffs to raise the price of imported goods. And the fixed exchange rates he needs to achieve that goal are the real reason behind his nomination of Judy Shelton to the Federal Reserve Board.... 
Project Syndicate
Trump’s Cross of Gold
Barry Eichengreen | Professor of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley, and a former senior policy adviser at the International Monetary Fund

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