1st Edition

Dollars and Borders
U.S. Governemnt Attempts to Restrict Capital Flows, 1960-1980

ISBN 9781138187849
Published March 15, 2017 by Routledge
218 Pages

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Book Description

Originally published in 1987, Dollars and Borders explores the United States’ government’s relation to transnational capital. James P. Hawley traces the attempts of four presidents (John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson, Richard Nixon, and Jimmy Carter) in the 1960s and 1970s to restrict international movements of U.S. capital and analyses the political and economic issues confronted by the government during this period. This title will be of particular interest to students of Politics and Economics.

Table of Contents

Preface;  1. The Erosion of U.S. Hegemony  2. The 1962 Revenue Act  3. The Interest Equalization Tax, 1963-1971  4. The Voluntary Capital Control Programs, 1965-1967  5. The Mandatory Capital Control Program, 1968-1971  6. The Contradictory Consequences of the Capital Controls  7. U.S. Attempts to Regulate the Eurocurrency Market, 1979-1980  8. State Policy Formation and Business Interests;  Notes;  Index

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