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Follow the Money

Brad Setser tracks cross-border flows, with a bit of macroeconomics thrown in.

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Will China’s Currency Hit a Wall?

Upfront confession: I cribbed the title from a recent blog by Paul Krugman. Upfront warning: this is a wonky post about China’s third quarter balance of payments data. Read More

January 9, 2019

International Economic Policy
Time for China, Germany, the Netherlands, and Korea to Step Up Time for China, Germany, the Netherlands, and Korea to Step Up

The world's surplus countries have the ability to do more to support global growth.

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January 8, 2019

China
Why Haven't U.S. Exports of Manufactures Kept Pace with China's Growth? Why Haven't U.S. Exports of Manufactures Kept Pace with China's Growth?

China is a big country, and, at least until recently, it was growing relatively fast. So it stands to reason that it should have been among the most rapidly growing markets for U.S. exports.  The rapid growth of U.S. exports to China is the kind of thing that is often asserted in foreign policy speeches seeking to illustrate the importance of a healthy Sino-American relationship.   

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December 24, 2018

Economics
Taking a Few Days Off

Happy holidays to all and, if it suits, Merry Christmas. Post will resume in 2019.     (Photo is of DC during a snow storm a few years back)

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