Current US Economic Policy and the Outlook for Globalization

  • Anthony Elson


The purpose of this chapter is to examine the impact of recent changes in US government policies in the areas of international trade, fiscal and financial regulatory affairs and immigration on the global integration of the United States and its leading role in the liberal international economic order. The chapter explains why the implications of those changes are likely to be negative for the current world order. The prospects for the continued, dominant role of the US dollar in the international system are also assessed.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Anthony Elson
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  1. 1.School of Advanced International StudiesJohns Hopkins UniversityWashington, DCUSA

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