“China’s Foreign Currency Swap Market,” by Hoe Ee Khor [94/1]
“Budget Deficits and the Public Debt in Sweden: The Case for Fiscal Consolidation,” by Desmond Lachman [94/2]
“On the Political Sustainability of Economic Reform,” by Carlos M. Asilis and Gian Maria Milesi–Ferretti [94/3]
“An Incomes Policy for Russia?” by Michael Marrese [94/4]
“The New Protectionism in Industrial Countries: Beyond the Uruguay Round,” by Douglas A. Irwin [94/5]
“Asset Prices, Monetary Policy, and the Business Cycle,” by Garry J.Schinasi [94/6]
“Emerging Equity Markets: Growth, Benefits, and Policy Concerns,” by Robert A. Feldman and Manmohan S. Kumar [94/7]
“The United States–Japan Current Account Imbalance: A Review,” by Stephen S. Golub [94/8]
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