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Author:Anderson, Gerald H. 

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The steel trigger price mechanism

An examination of the 1978 steel trigger price mechanism, with a description of its operation and economic impact, and a discussion of events that led to its suspension in 1982.
Economic Commentary , Issue May

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U.S. dependence on foreign saving

An analysis of the determination of foreign investment in U.S. financial markets and suggestions for reducing dependence on foreign savings inflow.
Economic Commentary , Issue Sep

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Forecasting turning points with leading indicators

An examination of the Composite Index of Leading Indicators and its record as a forecasting tool. The authors conclude that while the index can provide useful information about business peaks and troughs, its value is limited by a tendency to give false signals, and its worth greatly increases when used in combination with other indexes.
Economic Commentary , Issue Oct

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Merchandise trade and the outlook for 1988

An explanation of why current forecasts that call for vast improvements in the U.S. trade balance and real net exports in 1988 may be too optimistic.
Economic Commentary , Issue Apr

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Regional interstate banking

A look at state initiatives in the interstate banking movement, including discussion about the economic and legal dimensions of regional banking pacts.
Economic Commentary , Issue Jun

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A basic analysis of the new protectionism

A discussion of the costs associated with trade restraint, focusing on devices currently used or recently proposed in the United States.
Economic Review , Issue Win , Pages 2-19

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Does dollar depreciation matter: the case of auto imports from Japan

The Japanese auto industry is used as a case in point to illustrate some of the ways in which firms operating in export markets cope with exchange-rate changes.
Economic Commentary , Issue May

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Banking without interstate barriers

An examination of public policy issues related to the growth of interstate banking, such as its potential effects on concentration, competition, and soundness in the banking industry.
Economic Commentary , Issue Mar

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Oil, the economy, and monetary policy

An examination of the theoretical impact of an oil shortage on the U.S. economy and the problems that such shortages present for monetary policy.
Economic Commentary , Issue Nov

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Solutions to the international debt problem

A general discussion of the nature of the international debt problem and an analysis of a number of proposals for solving it.
Economic Commentary , Issue Aug