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Currency rates strain stability, group says

WASHINGTON, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- An international effort may be needed to stabilize the Japanese yen and the U.S. dollar, the Group of Seven said.
Weak U.S. dollar affecting global markets

Weak U.S. dollar affecting global markets

WASHINGTON, Dec. 24 (UPI) -- The U.S. dollar's drop is having a ripple effect worldwide, being blamed for labor strife in the Middle East and job losses in Europe.

Faces of Globalization: The Washington School

WASHINGTON, June 3 (UPI) -- On a late-April afternoon at the end of the spring 2004 semester, representatives of the world's rich countries gathered in a polished, state-of-the-art think-t
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Analysis: U.S., Brazil must team on trade

RIO DE JANEIRO, Jan. 3 (UPI) -- The U.S. trade representative told Brazil's new government this week that the two countries should work closely together to battle the European Union and Japan on agricultural subsidies.
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U.S. tariff plan has few friends in Brazil

RIO DE JANEIRO, Nov. 29 (UPI) -- The U.S. proposal to end tariffs around the world on manufactured goods by 2015 has been met with suspicion in Brazil, where the plan is termed unrealistic and hypocritical, given the U.S. stance on trade in agriculture.
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C. Fred Bergsten (born 1941) is an American economist, author, and political adviser. He has served as Assistant Secretary for International Affairs at the U.S. Treasury Department and has been director of the Peterson Institute for International Economics, formerly the Institute for International Economics, since its foundation in 1981.

Bergsten received his BA degree from Central Methodist University and MA, MALD, and Ph.D. degrees from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. He was a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations from 1967 to 1968. In 1969 he became Assistant for International Economic Affairs to Henry Kissinger at the National Security Council where he coordinated US foreign economic policy until 1971. From 1972 to 1976 he was a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution.

From 1977 to 1981 he served at the U.S. Treasury Department as Assistant Secretary for International Affairs during the Carter administration.

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