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Trade Deficit Permits: Efficient Implementation of the Stability Pact in the European Monetary Union (Working Paper 7278)

This 58-page study from the National Bureau of Economic Research illustrates "a system of tradable deficit permits as an efficient mechanism for implementing fiscal constraints in the European Monetary Union." Author Alessandra Casella compares her system of deficit permits to the current Stability Pact, finding that her system seems to have more flexibility among the EMU countries, which would...
Mondaq Business Briefing

Mondaq Business Briefing is maintained by Business Briefing Publishing Ltd. as a service aimed at "professionals and business people involved in international trade and investment." The site provides "global coverage of legislation and regulations, corporate finance, offshore finance, market analysis, economic analysis, risk management, property, consultancy, and worldwide business news." A...
A Chronicle of the China Trade: The Papers of Augustine Heard & Co., 1840-1877

Albert Heard, the head of a prominent American trading house in China, once remarked that "Business is too important and interesting not to be chronicled somehow." As it turns out, his own firm, Augustine Heard & Co., chronicled its own activities extensively via a massive collection of descriptive letters and diaries. The company archives are part of the Baker Library collection at the Harvard...