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U.S. firms have adjusted well to the recent appreciation of the dollar.
Page One Economics explains the often-misunderstood trade deficit.
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Economic Synopses describes why deficits are expected to persist and debt is projected to grow.
Lawrence H. Summers gave the 2016 Homer Jones Memorial Lecture on “Secular Stagnation and Monetary Policy.”