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Economic Commentary

International Developments and Monetary Policy

Policy choices we make today can strongly influence the process by which trade imbalances will adjust. The most desirable path for reforming our international accounts and for creating a healthy economic environment requires the use of monetary policy to promote price stability in the United States and abroad.

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Suggested Citation

Hoskins, W. Lee. 1988. “International Developments and Monetary Policy.” Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, Economic Commentary 4/1/1988.