A Year Inside the Beltway: Making Economic Policy in by Sue Headlee

By Sue Headlee

American family and foreign fiscal policymaking is a occasionally bewildering mix of fiscal services and political pursuits. Headlee elucidates the pivotal debates of the 2000-2001 monetary policymaking cycle by way of jogging readers during the significant associations and introducing the foremost actors concerned. a bit on family coverage begins with a bankruptcy at the nation of the U.S. economic system, via chapters on making economic coverage, financial coverage, and exertions coverage. every one of those chapters on making coverage is illustrated via case reviews on Social protection reform, the Federal Reserve as monetary challenge supervisor, and ladies and the financial system. The foreign coverage part starts off with a bankruptcy at the country of the worldwide financial system, via chapters on making alternate coverage, overseas financial and fiscal coverage on the U.S. Treasury, reforming the IMF, and the industrial improvement of China. an invaluable creation to the bits and bobs of beltway policymaking for college students of economics, politics, and policymaking.

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