Notes for November 1st

Notes for November 1st - 11/1/2010 The Issues Bretton...

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11/1/2010 1 The Issues BrettonWoods—Post WWII Rules of the Game Explaining International EconomicCooperation andConflict Domestic Politics of Foreign Economic Policy Globalization PSSA Wine and Cheese, Thursday, Nov 4, 5-7, Arts 160 Trade: goods and services, exports and imports Tariffs—taxes on imports— Intended to improve competitiveness of domestic industry Non tariff barriers: regulations that limit imports thro gh other mean through other means Exchange rates: the rate at which one currency is exchanged for another Determined by market, by intervention Foreign Direct Investment When a company buys land, builds offices and factories, invests in another country’s businesses Who To Fear Next? Protect/ Devalue Open Td/ Open Trade/ Stability 3 , 31 , 4 4 , 12 , 2 Protect/ Devalue Trade/ Stability Cheat/Expoit > Coop > Trade War/Both Dev > Exploitation
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11/1/2010 2 The Exchange Rate Regime Instability Competitive devaluation
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