America’s Macroeconomic Policies and the Global Economy

Menzie Chinn, Professor of Public Affairs and Economics, UW-Madison
From Global Hot Spots December 2013

This lecture focuses on the US macroeconomic outlook, and the impact of United States monetary and fiscal policies on global financial markets and economic developments. The ramifications of prolonged fiscal impasse and debt ceiling brinksmanship on the dollar’s central role will be of central focus.