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Author:Little, Jane Sneddon 

Conference Paper
Rethinking the International Monetary System: an overview

Conference Series ; [Proceedings] , Volume 43 , Issue Jun , Pages 1-31

Journal Article
Intra-firm trade: an update

New England Economic Review , Issue May , Pages 46-51

Trade and growth in New England

From the time when New England timber built the British navy and Salem boys sailed ginseng root to China and returned as wealthy men, New England?s growth has been tightly linked with international trade. The ties are no less compelling today. Trade raises living standards by promoting the efficient use of resources and encouraging the adoption of new technologies and productivity improvements. New England is a region that specializes in new technologies, a region with limited natural resources, and trade is essential to its future well-being. However, like technological change, increased ...
Annual Report

Conference Paper
Rethinking the international monetary system : proceedings of a conference June 1999

Conference Series ; [Proceedings] , Volume 43 , Issue Jun

Conference Paper
Technology and growth: conference proceedings

Conference Series ; [Proceedings] , Volume 40 , Issue Jun

Reforming the U. S. health care system: where there's a will, there could be a way

The essay in the 2005 annual report summarizes the themes and consensus-based prescriptions for action that emerged from the Boston Fed's 50th economic conference, Wanting It All: The Challenge of Reforming the U.S. Health Care System, held in June 2005.
Annual Report

Journal Article
The regional impact of health care reform - with a focus on New England

The United States has begun the huge task of reforming its health care system and many individuals have already begun to consider the likely impact of health care reform on their state's economy. Given the momentum of change in the private sector and at the state level, the U.S. health care system will never be the same again, with or without federal legislation. Because New England is the U.S. region most dependent on employment in health care services, concerns about the impact of health care reform are particularly acute in this area. ; Accordingly, this article presents a preliminary ...
New England Economic Review , Issue Jul , Pages 3-32

Journal Article
At stake in the U.S.-Canada free trade agreement: modest gains or a significant setback

New England Economic Review , Issue May , Pages 3-20

Journal Article
The effects of foreign direct investment on U.S. employment during recession and structural change

New England Economic Review , Issue Nov , Pages 40-48

Journal Article
Why the interest in reforming the International Monetary System?

The recent spate of severe financial crises has provoked an interest in international monetary reform not seen since the breakdown of the fixed exchange rate system 30 years ago. Indeed, the crises have forced both academic economists and policymakers to question some of their most basic assumptions about the appropriate design of the international monetary system. This article was the introductory paper at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston's conference on "Rethinking the International Monetary System," held in June 1999. The article reviews recent changes in the economic environment ...
New England Economic Review , Issue Sep , Pages 53-84


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