The Political Economy of the Japanese Yen and the U.S.-Japan Trade Conflict

UC Santa Cruz Center for International Economics Working Paper

23 Pages Posted: 12 Jun 2003

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K. C. Fung

University of California at Santa Cruz

Hitomi Iizaka

University of California at Santa Cruz

Paul Lau

The University of Hong Kong - School of Economics and Finance

Chelsea Lin

National Dong Hwa University

Date Written: 2002

Abstract

Paper prepared for a conference in honor of Professor Ronald McKinnon, Stanford University, June 1, 2002.

Professor Ronald McKinnon has many seminal and influential ideas in many diverse areas of economics, including international trade, international finance, economic development and the economics of transition economies. Among his considerable and impressive achievements, Ron is a world-renowned expert on the economy of Japan. We are honored to have an opportunity to contribute to this conference to celebrate Ron's numerous accomplishments. We are privileged to learn from Ron's work and delighted to be a part of this important conference to honor Ron's significant contributions to the economics profession.

Suggested Citation

Fung, K.C. and Iizaka, Hitomi and Lau, Paul and Lin, Chelsea, The Political Economy of the Japanese Yen and the U.S.-Japan Trade Conflict (2002). UC Santa Cruz Center for International Economics Working Paper, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=377040 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.377040

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Paul Lau

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Chelsea Lin

National Dong Hwa University

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