Web Resources

Chapter 8

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BEA International Economics Accounts

This website is part of the US Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Economic Analysis. It contains detailed information on the US balance of payments, which records American transactions with the rest of the world.

Exchange Rate

This site is one of many on the Internet that offer up-to-the-minute information about currency values and exchange rates across the world.

Trade and Immigration

This page is part of the Cato Institute, a libertarian think tank based in Washington, D.C. They advocate free trade policies, arguing that “voluntary economic exchange is inherently fair.”