Reflections on World Economic Imbalances

  title={Reflections on World Economic Imbalances},
  author={Martin M. G. Fase},
The world economy is marked by substantial imbalances and as yet there are no definite signs of a spontaneous return to equilibrium. These imbalances, which derive from both the budgetary policy of the United States and the structural disequilibria in Europe, pose a serious threat to global prosperity to the extent that the latter is dependent on international trade and the stability in the international financial markets. Therefore, to maintain the present level of prosperity a substantial… CONTINUE READING