Discussion Paper

Should We Be Concerned Again About U.S. Current Account Sustainability?

Abstract: In this note, we compare the present situation to that prevailing in the mid-2000s, when concerns about the NIIP and the current account were at the forefront, and we examine the prospects for U.S. external sustainability going forward.


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Provider: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.)

Part of Series: IFDP Notes

Publication Date: 2018-03-09

Number: 2018-03-09-1

Order Number: 2018-03-09