Martin Wolf
  • Current account targets are a way back to the future Nov 04, 2010 - 3:58 pm
  • The debate on “global imbalances” has gone back to the future. The proposal from Tim Geithner, the US Treasury secretary, to target the current account takes us back to the preoccupations of John Maynard Keynes at the Bretton Woods conference of July 1944.
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