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1,861 wordsModule 7525 Macroeconomics II Essay Coursework. Many economic forecasters are suggesting that the US economy is about to enter into recession. Using IS/LM/BP analysis and assuming perfect capital mobility, suggest how the US could use its exchange rate policy to counter this movement but also highlight the potential problems of using such a policy to the US government. History Background: The US Economy. There are increasing signs that the US economy is heading towards a recession as major corpo...
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