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Contents include: Articles GEORGE A. AKERLOF, ANDREW K. ROSE, JANET L. YELLEN, and HELGA HESSENIUS East Germany in from the Cold: The Economic Aftermath of Currency Union ROBERT J. BARRO and XAVIER SALA-I-MARTIN Convergence across States and Regions BARRY BOSWORTH, GARY BURTLESS, and JOHN SABELHAUS The Decline in Saving: Some Microeconomic Evidence ALLEN B. FRANKEL and JOHN D. MONTGOMERY Financial Structure: An International Perspective Report ROBERT Z. LAWRENCE Efficient or Exclusionist? The Import Behavior of Japanese Corporate Groups
William C. Brainard, George L. Perry
January 31, 2005
William C. Brainard is professor of economics at Yale University. George L. Perry is a senior fellow in the Economic Studies program at the Brookings Institution.