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Economic Commentary

How Desirable Is Dollar Depreciation?

In September 1985, the Secretary of the Treasury joined his counterparts in the Group of Five (G-5) nations- France, Germany, Japan, and the United Kingdom-in announcing a joint effort to lower the exchange value of the dollar.

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Suggested Citation

Anderson, Gerald. 1985. “How Desirable Is Dollar Depreciation?” Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, Economic Commentary 12/15/1985.

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