RICHARD JAMES SWEENEY
Energy, the OPEC
Surplus, and the Future
of the Dollar*
Reasons behind the devaluation of the dollar. OPEC's foreign
assets. Energy problems and devaluation in Germany, Switzerland, and Japan. Conservation policies. The effect of economic
growth. The Carter policy on oil. Free market policies and the
balance of payments. OPEC wealth and Western financial markets. The 1978-1982 forecast.
Over the past two years the foreign exchange value of the
dollar has hit new lows more than two dozen times against____________________
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Book title: Tariffs, Quotas, and Trade:The Politics of Protectionism.
Contributors: Walter Adams - Author, Ryan C. Amacher - Author, Sven W. Arndt - Author, Malcolm D. Bale - Author, John T. Cuddington - Author, Alan V. Deardorff - Author, Joel B. Dirlam - Author, Roger D. Hansen - Author, H. Robert Heller - Author, D. Gale Johnson - Author, Robert O. Keohane - Author, Michael W. Keran - Author, Rachel McCulloch - Author, Ronald I. McKinnon - Author, Gordon W. Smith - Author, Robert M. Stern - Author, Richard James Sweeney - Author, Robert D. Tollison - Author, Thomas D. Willett - Author.
Publisher: Institute for Contemporary Studies.
Place of publication: San Francisco.
Publication year: 1979.
Page number: 185.
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